TOKYO, JAPAN, September 2, 2003 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they will carry over unused monthly dialing and communications allowances for up to two months beginning November 1, 2003.
Under the new billing service, any unused portion of the subscriber's allowance for voice and data ( mail and other packet transmissions) communications not used in a given month will be carried over for up to two months. The unused portion of the subscriber's allowance is scheduled to be noted on their monthly invoices. The service, called "Nikagetsu Kurikoshi" (two-month carry over), applies to all 2G and 3G subscribers, including those using the "FOMA Packet Pack" Discount or "Yu Yu Call" Discount Bonus System. Subscribers using the "Doccimo billing plan" are excluded.
The new billing service will take effect on November 1. No application is required, so customers already using mova or FOMA services will be automatically enrolled.
In line with official requirements, DoCoMo today notified the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications of the new billing service.
About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company with more than 46 million customers. The company provides a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services. These include , the world's most popular mobile internet service, which provides e-mail and internet access to over
39 million subscribers, and , launched in 2001 as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. In addition to wholly owned subsidiaries in Europe and North and South America, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North and South America.
NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM), and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english
i-mode and FOMA are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
mova is a registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.