NTT DoCoMo to Offer Flat-Rate Packet-Data Billing Plans for Mobile PC Users

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TOKYO, JAPAN, September 13, 2007 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries today announced attractive new flat-rate data communication plans that will take effect on October 22. The plans, designed for mobile PC users who connect to the DoCoMo network via a FOMA™ PC card, USB-linked DoCoMo phone or HSDPA-capable PC, assure that heavy or regular users of packet-data communications won't have to worry about widely fluctuating monthly bills.

"Flat-Rate Data Plan HIGH-SPEED" for 3.6Mbps (best effort) packet services will cost 4,200 yen/month (incl. tax) for up to 500,000 packets, then rise on a pay-as-you-go basis up to a maximum of 10,500 yen/month beyond one million packets. The plan requires subscription to the new "mopera U U Flat-Rate HIGH-SPEED Plan" (840 yen/month) or "Business mopera Internet (HIGH-SPEED)" (630 yen/month) for Internet access (certain access points may not be compatible with the plans).

DoCoMo will also offer the 64Kbps (best effort) "Flat-Rate Data Plan 64K" for 4,200 yen/month (incl. tax). The plan requires subscription to the new "mopera U U Flat-Rate 64K Plan" (525 yen/month) or "Business mopera Internet (64K) plan" (315 yen/month) for Internet access (certain access points may not be compatible).

The plans cover sending/receiving messages and viewing still content (text and photos) on Web sites. Streamed video, downloaded FTP file transfers, i-mode communications and voice/videophone calls are not covered. Packet communications outside Japan, as well as via domestic access points that are not compatible with flat-rate packet communications services, will be charged on a pay-as-you-go basis.

DoCoMo's initial offering of terminals compatible with the plans are two data cards:
and seven handsets:
N904i, P903iX HIGH-SPEED, F903iX HIGH-SPEED, N902iX HIGH-SPEED, L704i (coming in October), F1100 and HT1100 (latter two coming in first quarter of 2008).

Laptops capable of accessing FOMA HIGH-SPEED services when combined with a DoCoMo SIM card will include the Sony VAIO type S and type T models and Fujitsu FMV-BIBLO LOOX T70XNX and LOOX U50XNX models, all of which are expected to be launched by PC manufacturers in the near future.

As a promotion, subscribers to Flat-Rate Data Plan HIGH-SPEED will be able to use packet communications for 4,200yen/month on an unlimited basis between October 22, 2007 and January 31, 2008.

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves more than 52 million customers, including 38 million people subscribing to FOMA™, launched as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA in 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 DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

i-mode, FOMA and mopera U 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.

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