Services & Solutions

Multi-package Installer for Android
Overview of MPI for Android

The solution “Multi-package Installer(MPI) for Android”eliminates the time-consuming search, download, and install of each and every Android smartphone app from the app store. Instead, a single operation alleviates the tedious process for an even more convenient smartphone experience.
MPI for Android provides an environment that can put multiple apps into a package for bulk downloading and installing by the smartphone user. Time-consuming installation work is a thing of the past.
Smartphone users gain ease of use and convenience, while app distributors gain an environment that promotes the choice of their apps.

Multi-package Installer for Android

Use Cases

Individual subscriber services

  • SmaSele by SoftBank Mobile: June 2011-
    SmaSele provides critical selections of apps that match a subscriber’s lifestyle or interests together with a thematic homescreen. Even smartphone “beginners” can easily load available packages for desired apps and services.

Corporate solutions

Various implementations can be supported, such as bulk downloading of menus and apps customized for uniform corporate needs, and provisioning of branded handsets.

  • KDDI storefront demo handsets: March 2012-
    Installation and uninstallation of apps needed for Android smartphone demo units at stores can be accomplished in a bulk operation, which alleviates burdensome work for store personnel.
  • Appli Concierge at SoftBank’s Corporate Concierge Site: May 2012-
    Bulk distribution of common apps, wallpapers, etc., for all employees in a corporate group.
    Reference: Appli Concierge introductory site of SoftBank Mobile (Japanese)
    http://mb.softbank.jp/biz/smartphone/service/appli_concierge/
  • NTT docomo storefront demo handsets: May 2013-
    Installation and uninstallation of apps needed for Android smartphone demo units at stores can be accomplished in a bulk operation, which alleviates burdensome work for store personnel.