TOKYO, JAPAN, March 27, 2007 ---
The board will be chaired by former United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Michael K. Powell, currently chairman of the MK Powell Group and senior advisor of Providence Equity Capital, and will include Dr. C. Fred Bergsten, founder and director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, who served as chairperson on two previous boards.
The board will meet with DoCoMo representatives twice a year in the United States, and will have a term of two years.
DoCoMo plans to invite special guests to each meeting. Paul A. Laudicina, chairman of the board and managing officer of A.T. Kearney, Inc., and Alex Liu, vice president of communications, media, and high technology practice at A.T. Kearney, will be the guests at the first meeting.
The U.S. Advisory Board provides DoCoMo with advice and insight regarding global social and economic circumstances as they relate to its management policies, corporate governance, compliance and corporate communications, as well as the development and provision of high-quality services.
- About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMois the world's leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves more than 52 million customers, including 34 million people subscribing to FOMA™, launched as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMAin 2001. DoCoMo also offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-mode™, the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet service, used by more than 47 million people. With the addition of credit-card and other e-wallet functions, DoCoMo mobile phones have become highly versatile tools for daily life. NTT DoCoMois listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more, visit www.docomo.ne.jp/english.