TOKYO, JAPAN, October 26, 2005 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that from Thursday, December 1, 2005, they will lower rental charges for outbound international roaming handsets by up to one-half if applications are made via i-mode® or the Internet. Rental fees for 3G FOMA® WORLD WING® handsets will be reduced to 105 yen per day (including tax) from the current 210 yen, and those for 2G mova® WORLD WALKER-PLUS® to 210 yen from 315 yen.
At the same time, DoCoMo will begin allowing users to apply for and receive the handsets at DoCoMo Shops nationwide. For rentals through DoCoMo Shops, WORLD WING handsets will cost 210 yen per day and those for WORLD WALKER-PLUS 315 yen per day.
Note: Separate communications charges will apply.
About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company, serving more than 50 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 45 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, North America and Asia, 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 www.docomo.ne.jp/english
i-mode, FOMA, mova, WORLD WING and WORLD WALKER-PLUS are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.