KDDI has announced the number of users for their EZ news flash service exceeded one million people
on Saturday, February 17 this year. EZ news flash launched on Thursday, September 21, 2006 as an
information delivery service, weather news for example with BCMCS to deliver instant and updating multicast information to the standby screen of subscribers mobile phone. The service charges a small information fee while data charge is free.
The carriers description site [in Japanese] is Here. This service (running on FlashCast) is also offered by DoCoMo under the i-Channel brand. Monthly subscription fees, depend on the content provider, range from 100 – 300 JPY.