NTT DoCoMo Sets Mobile Number Portability Transfer Fees and Announces Campaign
TOKYO, JAPAN, August 29, 2006 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they set transfer handling fees for switching carriers under mobile number portability (MNP), which will be implemented on October 24.
Subscribers who switch to DoCoMo from other operators will not be charged an MNP transfer fee, but like all new applicants, must pay a contract handling fee of 3,150 yen (including 5% sales tax). DoCoMo subscribers who move to other operators will be charged an MNP transfer fee of 2,100 yen (including 5% sales tax).
DoCoMo will hold an MNP Reservation Campaign between September 10 to October 23. People who apply to DoCoMo during this period and who conclude the contract between October 24 and December 31, 2006 will be awarded 2,000 DoCoMo points, worth 2,000 yen, which can be applied toward the purchase of DoCoMo handsets or other products.
About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world’s leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves more than 51 million customers, of which more than half subscribe 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 www.nttdocomo.com.
i-mode 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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