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3G FOMA Service Surpasses 2G mova in Subscribers


TOKYO, JAPAN, June 19, 2006 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that DoCoMo’s 3G FOMA™ service surpassed the 2G mova™ service in number of subscribers on June 18.

Launched in October 2001, the service has grown due to its rich lineup of content, high-speed broadband capability, high-quality voice/video, wide range of handsets, attractive billing and discount plans, and extensive coverage.

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world’s leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves more than 51 million subscribers, including an unmatched 25 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 46 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, mova and FOMA 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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