Android Monetization Platform "metaps" and Free Calling and Messaging App "LINE" Announce Sales Partnership Agreement

- Further Expanding Business with Focus on Fast Growing Asia Market -

TOKYO--()--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Katsuaki Sato, hereafter "Metaps") and LINE Corporation (HQ: Tokyo, CEO: Akira Morikawa, hereafter "LINE") announced that they have entered into an agreement to become global sales partners. Through the collaboration of "LINE" (A free calling and messaging app which has acquired over 150 million users in 22 months) along with Metaps (An ad network which has built up over 120 million downloads from partner apps in a similar 22 month period), Android developers around the world will be well supported for their monetization and promotion needs.

LINE has commenced a new incentivized app discovery service called "LINE Free Coin" on the Android version of their free calling and messaging app, "LINE". Through "LINE Free Coin", users will be introduced to sponsored apps carefully selected by LINE, and given "LINE Coin" virtual currency upon install. Using "LINE Coin", users are able to exchange the virtual currency for paid stamps. As the sales partner for the global market, Metaps will provide high quality apps from around the world to be listed on the "LINE" platform.

Metaps provides a specialized platform for app developers to monetize their Android apps, and supports the needs of developers through a one stop solution that attracts customers, increases engagement, and generate revenue from free-to-play users. By integrating with "metaps", developers are able to fully take control of the monetization of their apps. Since commencing service from August 2011, Metaps has primarily focused on expanding its business in Asia, while supporting and providing consultation to app developers mostly from Japan, South Korea, China, South East Asia as well as North America.

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Supported Languages: English / Japanese
Service Regions: Japan / Taiwan / Thailand
Service Commencement: 2013/06/20
Supported OS: LINE Android Version only
Price: Free

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- Metaps Tokyo Office

Company Name : Metaps Inc. (K.K. Metaps)
Representative : President and CEO Katsuaki Sato
Address : 6-29-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan 160-0022

- Metaps Singapore

Company Name : Metaps Pte. Ltd.
Address : 100 Cecil Street, The Globe #05-01, Singapore 069532

- Metaps International

Address : 645 Harrison Street #200, San Francisco, CA, USA 94107

- Metaps Hong Kong

Address : Suite 1008 Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

- Metaps Korea

Address : #303, 3F Sun Bldg, 677-12, Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea


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Hiroaki Kato, +81-3-5366-3790
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Metaps Inc.
Hiroaki Kato, +81-3-5366-3790
Fax: +81-3-5366-3791