Bitstream Inc. announced KC Mobile, a Korean-based manufacturer and leading provider of handsets for the Chinese cell phone market, will preload the BOLTTM mobile browser as the default Web browser in handsets to be distributed around the world. KC Mobile handsets are popular in China, Europe, Russia, South America, and Asia.
KC Mobile is a leading producer of handsets that are distributed throughout the world. In 2004, KC Mobile successfully made inroads into the Chinese market and has since grown to become a leading provider of handsets. In addition to the Chinese market, KC Mobile has secured a solid foothold throughout the world, with distribution in Asia, Europe, South America, and Russia.“The BOLT browser continues to make its mark by offering the best mobile browsing experience available,” said Anna Chagnon, Bitstream president and CEO. “First, our successful beta test garnered praise from industry analysts, media, and over three million end users. Now, manufacturers are weighing in with the first wave of agreements to put BOLT on devices around the world.”
“KC Mobile works to build the best technology into our devices; that’s why we choose the Bolt mobile browser,” said Jacky Lee, director, KC Mobile. “The BOLT browser enables KC Mobile to provide users of our devices with the most fully-featured mobile browser, and delivers fast access to all that the Web has to offer: social networking, shopping, streaming videos and much more. Having the BOLT browser as the default mobile browser on our devices makes our product much more compelling to people all over the world.”