JAMDAT Invests in Chinese Content Distributor C-Valley

January 12th, 2005

Along with ACCESS Co., Ltd, a global provider of mobile content delivery and Internet access technologies, and TOSE Co., Ltd, Japan’s largest outsourced software developer of video game software, JAMDAT invested in Chinese wireless content distributor C-Valley. (JAMDAT press release thru Business Wire).

Based in Beijing, C-Valley is one of China’s leading wireless entertainment distributors. C-Valley has forged strong relationships with two of the largest wireless carriers in the world, China Mobile and China Unicom, and also developed comprehensive distribution services. The Company is led by Leo Liu, President and CEO, who was instrumental in launching some of the first wireless games and content in China during his tenure at Motorola China.

About JAMDAT Mobile

JAMDAT Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq:JMDT – News) is a global publisher of wireless entertainment applications, including games, ring tones, images and other content. JAMDAT’s application portfolio is based on original and licensed intellectual properties and includes JAMDAT Bowling, Lemonade Tycoon(TM), Bejeweled, The Lord of the Rings®, Tony Hawk’s® Underground and Scrabble®. JAMDAT distributes its applications through wireless carriers, including Boost Mobile, China Mobile, Cingular Wireless, 02 (UK), Nextel, NTT DoCoMo, Orange, Sprint, Telefonica Moviles, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Vivo and Vodafone. For more information, please visit www.jamdat.com.

About C-Valley

C-Valley is a leading wireless entertainment distributor. C-Valley’s comprehensive services include content screening, localization, customer analysis, marketing, distribution, customer service and payment settlement. C-Valley’s executive staff is comprised of experienced mobile content executives who helped build China’s wireless entertainment industry. C-Valley is headquartered in Beijing with offices in Shanghai and Guangzhou. Additional information is available at www.c-valley.com.cn.

About ACCESS Co. Ltd.

ACCESS Co. Ltd. (Tokyo Stock Exchange:4813) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices throughout the world, including major centers in the U.S., Germany and China. ACCESS is a leading global provider of Internet access technologies for the beyond-PC market. ACCESS’ NetFront browser technology powers 342 different commercial products worldwide including mobile phones, digital televisions, set-top boxes, game consoles, PDAs, car navigation systems, web phones, kiosk terminals and intranet terminals. ACCESS’ NetFront browser technology is most widely deployed in mobile phones for NTT DoCoMo’s popular i-mode(TM) and FOMA(TM) services. To date, over 150 million ACCESS software licenses have shipped from more than 90 major Internet device manufactures. ACCESS was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers market on February 26, 2001. More information is available at www.access.co.jp/english/.

About TOSE

Tose Co., Ltd. (TSE:4728 – News; OSE:4728) is Japan’s largest outsourced software developer of video game software for home use and entertainment applications for mobile phones. It has completed over 1,000 contracts for game and entertainment software for leading game and mobile software developers.

Tose leads the industry in establishing development bases in China. The company established a base in Shanghai in 1993, and set up its next base in Hangzhou in 2001. Tose undertakes a variety of services ranging from consulting to content development and operation for companies that want to expand entertainment content-related operations in China and other countries around the world.

For more information, please visit www.tose.co.jp/english/

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