—Voice and Packet Data Traffic Congestion to be Controlled Separately—
TOKYO, JAPAN, August 21, 2006 ---
Currently, excessive congestion in either voice or data transmissions can force DoCoMo to limit network usage for both voice and data in order to prevent network breakdown.
One result of the move is the increased ability to successfully transmit text messages via
The new system will initially apply only to selected handsets — D902iS, F902iS, N902iS, P902iS, SH902iS, DOLCE SL, SH702iS, D702iF, N702iS, P702iD, and N902iX HIGH-SPEED.
A similar control system for the 2G mova™ network was implemented in April 2004.
NTT DoCoMo NTT DoCoMois the world's leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves more than 51 million customers, of which more than half subscribe to FOMA™, launched as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMAin 2001. DoCoMo also offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-mode™, the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet service, used by more than 46 million people. With the addition of credit-card and other e-wallet functions, DoCoMo mobile phones have become highly versatile tools for daily life. NTT DoCoMois listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges.
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