Browser Available for Download Purchase from Popular Internet Software Stores Including Nokia Software Market and Handango

TOKYO, Japan – December 22, 2005 – ACCESS Co., Ltd., (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 4813), a global provider of mobile content delivery and Internet access technologies, announced the immediate availability of its NetFront v3.3 mobile browser for the Nokia S60 platform. The new S60 version of NetFront is available today for download purchase from the Nokia Software Market Web site (www.softwaremarket.nokia.com) and from the Handango software store (www.handango.com).

Widely acknowledged as one of the most advanced mobile browsers in the world, NetFront v3.3 provides comprehensive support for global Internet standards as established by the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) and the OMA (Open Mobile Alliance), including HTML 4.01, xHTML 1.0, cHTML, WML 1.3, SSL 3.0, HTTP 1.1, JaavaScript 1.5, CSS and more. With its advanced and unique rendering technologies NetFront delivers a PC-like Internet browsing experience on mobile devices.

New features included in NetFront v3.3 include:

  • Support for multiple browser windows
  • Intelligent pop-up blocker
  • Web data and password manager
  • RSS/Atomfeed support
  • Improved DHTML support

NetFront browser has surpassed 200 million deployments worldwide. The achievement of this milestone firmly establishes NetFront as the leading browser for the mobile and beyond-PC markets.

“NetFront is established as the de facto standard browser for mobile handsets and other consumer electronic devices, delivering a PC-like mobile Internet browsing experience,” said Toru Arakawa, president and CEO of ACCESS. “NetFront v3.3 for S60 brings advanced, full Internet mobile browsing to S60 users throughout the world.”

About NetFront Browser
NetFront browser recently surpassed over 200 million deployments globally that include 720 unique devices ranging from mobile phones and PDAs to digital televisions, gaming consoles, and automobile telematics systems from 90 major Internet device manufacturers. NetFront supports a wider range of operating systems than any competing browser including solutions for Palm OS®, Symbian OS, Linux OS, Windows Mobile/PocketPC and mobile handset environments like BREW. NetFront browser technology is used by the world’s leading mobile operators, software providers and electronics manufacturers including Adobe, Alpine, AT&T Wireless, Casio, China Mobile, China Unicom, Epson, Hitachi, Hutchinson 3G Group, IBM, KDDI, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Mitsubishi, Palm, Samsung, SANYO, Sharp, Sony, Telcel Venezuela, Toshiba and more.

About ACCESS
ACCESS is a global provider of Internet technologies to the mobile and beyond-PC markets. Its NetFront browser, widely recognized as one of the most advanced Internet browsers in the world, is a cornerstone to the company’s vision of enabling Internet access anywhere and on any device. NetFront technologies are delivering full Internet browsing and related services to next-generation mobile devices and consumer electronics ranging from digital TV to automobile telematics. For more information: www.access.co.jp or www.access.co.jp/english.


ACCESS and NetFront are trademarks or registered trademarks of ACCESS Co., Ltd. in Japan and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Contacts

Asia Contact:
ACCESS Co., Ltd., Japan

Kyoko Obara
+81 (3) 5259-3685
prinfo@access.co.jpcom
US Contacts:
ACCESS Co., Ltd. U.S. Branch
Manuel Morales mmorales@access-us-inc.com
China Contact:
ACCESS China Inc.
Delia Liu
+86 (10) 6566-9636
delia.liu@accesschina.com.cn
Europe Contact:
ACCESS Systems Europe GmbH
Claudia Hoeck
+49 (208) 8290-6432
hoeck@access-sys-eu.com