TOKYO, JAPAN, January 23, 2006 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC) announced today that they have signed a basic agreement under which DoCoMo will market HTC 3G FOMA® handsets with Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ 5.0 Japanese edition operating systems. DoCoMo and HTC aim to launch commercial sales sometime in the second half of 2006.
HTC's handset will be designed to provide mobile solutions for corporate users and contributes greatly to system solutions by synchronizing with Windows Server™ and Exchange Server to offer messaging and other business support.
The dual-mode W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS handset will offer voice, video and packet communications compatible with Wireless LAN and will feature a QWERTY keyboard.
About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company, serving more than 50 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 45 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, North America and Asia, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in Asia-Pacific and Europe.
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
About High Tech Computer Corp.
High Tech Computer Corp. (HTC), the most cutting-edge converged mobile devices for customers, founded in 1997, specializes in designing and manufacturing. HTC has become one of the most respected suppliers of devices based on the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system.
HTC is listed on The Taiwan Stock Exchange (2498). For further information, please visit www.htc.com.tw
i-mode and FOMA are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.
Microsoft, Windows Mobile and Windows Server are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.