Will Japan BREW Jolt Java?
(From WWJ Video Program No. 54, Mar. 12, 2003)
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Will Japan BREW Jolt Java? WWJ Video Program No. 54, Mar. 12, 2003 Editor's comments and Video Stream Here After a two-year business strategy planning pause, BREW finally launched in Japan last month. From the consumer point
of view, BREW and Java work more or less the same: you navigate a menu, select an application, download it, then run it. There's little to chose on a technology basis. But BREW - like 3G - may be able to gain a leg up on Java (DoCoMo's favored choice) if KDDI can continue to roll out cool, fun, cheap, feature-laden (and BREW-enabled) handsets - much as the carrier has done with 3G.