TOKYO, JAPAN, June 13, 2005 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they will offer a multimedia messaging service (MMS) between i-mode® users and customers of four operators in Hong Kong, Singapore and Macao starting from July 1, 2005.
FOMA® users will be able to exchange text, images, video and music, while mova® users will be able to exchange text, as well as receive, but not send, images and video. Outgoing messages will be converted to MMS format, and incoming messages to i-mode.
Senders must enter the country code, telephone number and @mms-j.jp. The charge is 100 yen for a message under 30 KB and 200 yen for a message of 30 KB or more, plus packet charges based on the file size. Recipients only need to pay packet charges.
The service will be available with customers of the following operators.
|Hutchison Telephone Company Limited||Hong Kong|
|Hutchison 3G HK Limited|
|Singapore Telecom Mobile Pte Ltd||Singapore|
|Hutchison Telephone (Macau) Company Limited||Macao|
About NTT DoCoMo
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's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.
mova is a registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.