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Amazon Opens Portal For Japan Mobile App Distribution

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Amazon.com developers can now submit apps for distribution later this year in Japan. Developers can sign up at the Amazon Mobile App Distribution Portal, and for new developers, Appstore will waive all first year program fees.

Jim Adkins (Vice president, Appstore, Amazon): Many of our existing developers are anxious to localize their apps and games for Japanese consumers, and we look forward to working with new developers that have been waiting for a chance to bring their Japanese content to the Amazon platform.

Millions of customers have been discovering and buying Android apps for their phones and tablets since the launch of Amazon’s U.S. Appstore last year, says the company.

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