NTT DOCOMO Subscribers Top 60 Million

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TOKYO, JAPAN, March 14, 2012 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that the company’s mobile subscribers surpassed 60 million on March 11. The figure includes customers who subscribe to DOCOMO’s LTE, 3G and 2G mobile services.

DOCOMO has continued to add subscribers by expanding its lineup of smartphones and tablet devices in this fast-growing segment of the mobile market. Also, the company has stimulated demand for second devices by introducing new data communication devices, mobile Wi-Fi® routers for the Xi® (read “crossy”) LTE network, and Otayori Photo Panel wireless photo frames.

Milestones in the growth of DOCOMO’s subscriber base are as follows:

December 1979:Launch
February 1993:1 million
February 1997:10 million
August 1998:20 million
April 2000:30 million
January 2002:40 million
November 2005:50 million
March 2012:60 million

Going forward, DOCOMO will continue to strengthen its industry-leading customer satisfaction ratings with increasingly enhanced mobile products focused on smartphones and advanced mobile services.

NTT DOCOMO is a world-leading integrated-services company centered on mobility. The company serves over 60 million mobile customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world’s first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit for more information.

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Xi is only available to subscribers in Japan.
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