Before the launch of downloadable games on Wii Ware, Nintendo has decided they need to push the online features of the Wii console in Japan. So, they've teamed up with Japanese telecoms provider Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp to do just that.
As part of the deal, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp will offer up discounted internet start up packages and set-up help to Wii owners. By doing so, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp hopes to boost penetration for fiber optic internet service by hooking in some of the Wii's large user base.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp senior exec VP Tetsuo Koga hopes to have "20 million subscribers by the year ending March 2011."
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