TOKYO, JAPAN, January 27, 2004 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. ("DoCoMo") has agreed with AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. ("AT&T Wireless") to a temporary and limited waiver of DoCoMo's right under its Investor Agreement with AT&T Wireless to be notified of and receive information regarding any proposed transaction pursuant to which DoCoMo's interest in AT&T Wireless would be affected.
The agreement was made pursuant to a request from AT&T Wireless in connection with the decision of its board of directors to implement a process to solicit proposals regarding the acquisition of AT&T Wireless. In the agreement, AT&T Wireless has confirmed that DoCoMo may submit an acquisition proposal to AT&T Wireless pursuant to that process should it decide to do so.
DoCoMo entered into the agreement in order to preserve a broad set of options and has not made any decision to make any proposal to AT&T Wireless at this time.
About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company with more than 47 million
customers. The company provides a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services. These include i-mode®,
the world's most popular mobile internet service, which provides e-mail and internet access to over 40 million
subscribers, and FOMA®, 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 America, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North 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.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is available only to subscribers in Japan.