3G FOMA Subscribers Exceed 40 Million

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TOKYO, JAPAN, October 2, 2007 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced that subscribers to DoCoMo's 3G FOMA™ service surpassed 40 million on September 29, 2007, 11 months after topping 30 million in November 2006 and six years since the service's launch in October 2001.

FOMA has led all domestic 3G services in net subscription growth for 41 consecutive months, between April 2004 and August 2007, according to the most recent data compiled by the Telecommunications Carriers Association, a 90-member industry organization in Japan.

DoCoMo, the world's largest operator of 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA technology, attributes the strong popularity of its 3G high-speed, large-capacity data transmission service to a wide variety of discounts, such as "Pake-hodai" and "Pake-hodai Full" flat-rate data-communication billing plans, diverse content and services, such as "Deco-mail™" e-mails decorated with pictograms and other formatting and intuitive-motion "Chokkan Games", as well as FOMA's large lineup of handsets, broad coverage area and high-quality calls.

DoCoMo is tirelessly enhancing FOMA by introducing advanced handsets, competitive billing plans and services that truly satisfy subscriber needs. The effort includes plans to make HSDPA service, which provides significantly faster speeds than the conventional 3G FOMA service, available to 90 percent of the domestic population.

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves about 53 million customers, including 40 million people subscribing to FOMA™, launched as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA in 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 47 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 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, FOMA and Deco-mail 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.

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