According to their news release, the second largest telco in Japan, KDDI, has started supporting OpenID and payment service using the identifier obtained through OpenID Assertion. March this year, NTT docomo started to support OpenID. KDDI together with docomo covers approximately 68% of the Japanese population, 78% of the Mobile phone users.
The largest mobile operator in Japan, NTT docomo, which covers approximately 50% of Japanese population, started offering OpenID authentication on March 9, 2010. Every docomo user has an identifier called i-modeID. Using this, users can single sign-on to mobile sites using docomo handsets, making one-click payment and other authenticated actions. These kind of features fueled the […]