Renault and i-mode join forces

The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce the signature of a long-term partnership agreement with NTT DoCoMo, Inc., the Japanese market-leader in mobile communications and a service provider of i-mode, for 2004 and beyond. NTT...

The Mild Seven Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce the signature of a long-term partnership agreement with NTT DoCoMo, Inc., the Japanese market-leader in mobile communications and a service provider of i-mode, for 2004 and beyond.

NTT DoCoMo's i-mode is the world's most popular platform for mobile e-mail and internet access. In addition to serving over 40 million mobile phone users in Japan, i- mode is available in Taiwan, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and, next year, will be brought to market in Greece.

Patrick Faure, Chairman:

"We are delighted to welcome i-mode as a partner of the Renault F1 Team. Communications and mobility are at the core of i-mode's business, and also critical factors for Renault and its Formula 1 operation. We are a perfect fit, and look forward to a successful future together."

Flavio Briatore, Managing Director:

"Renault had a fantastic season in 2003, and this new partnership is proof of a strong team and a healthy sport. We will be making another step forward in performance next year, and it is a pleasure to be taking that step in partnership with i-mode."

Keii-chi Enoki, Executive Vice President, managing director of NTT DoCoMo's i-mode Business Division:

"We are delighted to become a partner of the Mild Seven Renault F1 Team. This relationship is a tremendous opportunity to enhance awareness of our world-leading i-mode brand in F1 markets around the globe."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Flavio Briatore
Teams Renault F1 Team