TOKYO, JAPAN, June 21, 2007 ---
This will be DoCoMo's first discount plan for roaming services. Other alliance members are also launching roaming discount plans for their respective customers in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.
The discount applies to all outgoing videophone calls, regardless of destination, but not to incoming videophone calls. Videophone services are not yet available in India and Macau at this time.
The discount does not apply to the minimum packet-communications fee of 50 yen for the first 50 packets.
The Conexus Mobile Alliance was formed in April 2006 to mutually enhance international roaming services not only in its members' respective countries/territories, but the broader Asia-Pacific region as well. The current members are Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (Taiwan); Hutchison Essar Limited (India); Hutchison Telecommunications (Hong Kong) Limited (Hong Kong and Macau); KT Freetel Co., Ltd. (South Korea); PT Indosat Tbk (Indonesia); Smart Communications, Inc.(Philippines); StarHub Ltd (Singapore); and
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