Saturday, February 13, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Researchers Download "Game Of Thrones" In Just 1 Second!
Apple: Dr. Dre Starring In New TV Series; New iPhone, iPad Coming in March
Foxconn Seeks For Partner To Boost Bid For Sharp
Micron Outlines Tts First 3D NAND Products
AT&T To Start 5G Trials This Year
Uber Agrees to Settle Safety Lawsuits
Google To Expand Right-to-Be-Forgotten Removals Following Pressure From Europe
Apple And At&T Sued For Infringement of Touch Feedback Patents
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
 Home > News > Optical Storage > KT, Son...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, July 09, 2003
KT, Sony to form strategic alliance on video game sales


Asia Pulse - KT Corp. the Korean’s largest fixed-line operator, and Sony Computer Entertainment Korea have decided to form a strategic alliance in the field of video game sales, according to industry sources.

Under the partnership, KT's Nespot, which has more than half of Korea's broadband Internet users, will have a joint marketing campaign with Sony to boost sales of Sony's PlayStation 2.

Subscribers to KT's high-speed network can have a 20-percent discount when purchasing a package consisting of PlayStation 2, periphery devices and Nespot products. Sales will likely begin from mid-July, according to company officials. "Because most Korean households are connected to high-speed Internet networks, we had difficulties in securing our own line to connect with PlayStation 2," said a Sony official. "The partnership with KT's Nespot will make it much easier to sell PlayStation 2." Officials from KT and Sony will hold a signing ceremony at the Renaissance Hotel in southern Seoul Thursday.

The alliance is likely to make a dent on the partnership between KT and Microsoft, which made a strategic investment in the Korean company in 2001, according to industry observers.

As part of its efforts to boost sluggish Xbox sales, Microsoft's Korean unit attempted to sell the video game console at discount prices under an alliance with KT,

Microsoft's video game console Xbox failed to prosper on the Korean market. Sony's PlayStation 2 has sold 500,000 to 600,000 units, but Xbox sales stood at just 25,000 to 30,000 units at the end of May, according to industry sources. Analysts have warned that Microsoft's lack of Korean-language software will lead to failure in its foray into the local market.


Previous
Next
Plextor Premium drive becomes a true backup champion with 1.03 firmware!        All News        Plextor Premium drive becomes a true backup champion with 1.03 firmware!
Plextor Premium drive becomes a true backup champion with 1.03 firmware!     Optical Storage News      Plextor Premium drive becomes a true backup champion with 1.03 firmware!

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony’s New Laser Projectors Deliver Quality And with Quiet Operation
Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact Are Now Shipping In The U.S.
PS4 Kept Sony Alive In Q3
Sony Launches a New USB Type-C Flash Drive For Speed On The Go
Sony Buys Altair Semiconductor In IoT Push
Sony Brings PlayStation and Network Services Under Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
Sony Enhances Ultra High-Speed Media Offerings with New XQD And SD Cards
Sony Unveils Its Latest Products At CES 2016
Sony Battery To Boost Smartphone Battery Life
Sony To Buy CMOS And Memory Controller Manufacturing Fabrication Facilities From Toshiba
Sony CEO dismisses Chip Development Rumors
Sony a68 A-mount Camera Shipping With 4D FOCUS

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .