NTT DoCoMo to Reduce Interconnection Fees

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TOKYO, JAPAN, March 9, 2006 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they have notified Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications of their downwardly revised fees for 2G mova™ and 3G FOMA™ interconnection with other telecommunications operators. The changes apply retroactively from April 1, 2005.

Revised fees:
Call area FOMA (voice) / mova
Revised fee (FY 2005)
(per second)
Current fee (FY 2004)
(per second)
Same service area *1 0.188 yen (2.6% cut) 0.193 yen
Different service areas *2 0.219 yen (5.6% cut) 0.232 yen
*1 Point of interface and receiver are in same DoCoMo service area (i.e., of same DoCoMo group company).
*2 Point of interface is not in receiver's DoCoMo service area.


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 44 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

i-mode, FOMA and mova are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA and mova service is only available to subscribers in Japan.

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