DoCoMo Receives Request For a Shareholders Loan From Hutchison 3G UK Holdings Limited

TOKYO, JAPAN, March 7, 2003 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. ("DoCoMo") announced today that DoCoMo has received a Funding Call Notice from Hutchison 3G UK Holdings Limited("H3G UK"), seeking a shareholders loan advancement of £200 million from us, in accordance with our 20% proportional equity interest in H3G UK.
H3G UK delivered the Funding Call Notice to DoCoMo pursuant to a provision of the Shareholders Agreement between Hutchison Whampoa Limited and DoCoMo that stipulates that DoCoMo is contractually obligated to provide up to £200 million as a loan advance if certain pre-conditions are fulfilled.
DoCoMo will announce its response to the Funding Call Notice by the middle of April.

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