• Kyodo


Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday it has tied up with media service firm Recruit Holdings Co. and a Mitsubishi Corp. affiliate that operates a loyalty-points system to boost its online service for subscribers ahead of market liberalization next April.

The utility plans to upgrade its online power-bill bookkeeping service in January with Recruit’s life- and home-related web services and Loyalty Marketing Inc.’s “Ponta” point service, it said.

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