NTT DoCoMo to Extend Global Roaming Service Area to 33 Countries for Public Wireless LAN Services

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TOKYO, JAPAN, August 25, 2004 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that effective September 3, 2004, the company will extend its international roaming service to 33 countries for NTT DoCoMo's public wireless LAN service, under an agreement with iPass Inc., a U.S.-based provider of connectivity services.

DoCoMo will provide international roaming to wireless LAN service users via the iPass roaming service. The 33 countries span North and South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Africa. Users will be able to use wireless LAN services available at more than 3,000 international high-profile hotels (24 countries) and passenger terminals at 82 international airports (17 countries). Access points available through iPass in the Japanese market are not available to NTT DoCoMo's wireless LAN users.

In addition to a basic monthly or daily fee for the service, an international roaming cost of 30 yen per minute will be applied.



About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company, serving more than 48 million customers. The company offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-mode®, which provides e-mail and internet access to over 42 million subscribers as the world's most popular mobile internet service, 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.

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