TOKYO, JAPAN, January 7, 2008 ---
The achievement came nine months after surpassing 10 million subscribers (March 2007) and two years and three months after the service's launch (September 2005).
The monthly cost of the service is 150 yen (excl. tax). There is no extra charge for headlines sent to the subscriber phone's standby screen, but packet communication charges apply when detailed content is viewed.
- About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMois the world's leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves over 53 million customers, including 40 million people subscribing 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 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 DoCoMois listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english.