NTT DoCoMo to Reorganize M2M Business


TOKYO, JAPAN, December 22, 2004 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that it will liquidate DoCoMo Machine Com, Inc., a subsidiary providing machine-to-machine communications services and transfer some of its business elsewhere in the group.

Ahead of the liquidation, tentatively scheduled for June 2005, DoCoMo plans to take over the subsidiary's on-line monitoring service for vending machines and transfer its location-based service to DoCoMo Systems, Inc. on January 31, 2005. This will enable DoCoMo to expand and enhance these services in response to growing demand.

The on-line monitoring service's compatibility with large-scale solution systems will be enhanced, and the location-based service will be expanded by pursuing synergy with DoCoMo Systems' existing services.

The move is not expected to significantly impact DoCoMo's consolidated or non-consolidated results, or to affect DoCoMo's consolidated or non-consolidated forecasts for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005.

DoCoMo Machine Com was established in 2000.

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company, serving more than 49 million customers. The company offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-mode®, which provides e-mail and Internet access to over 42 million subscribers as the world's most popular mobile internet service, and FOMA®, launched in 2001 as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. In addition to wholly owned subsidiaries in Europe and North America, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in Asia-Pacific and Europe. NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM), and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

FOMA, and i-mode are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is available only to subscribers in Japan.

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