TOKYO, JAPAN, February 27, 2008 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that domestic voice calls between family members subscribing to the Fami-wari MAX50 billing plan, currently discounted at 30% off regular rates, will become completely free on a 24-hour/7-days-per-week basis effective April 1, 2008.
Subscribers to Fami-wari MAX50, the minimum two-year service with special discounts for families launched in August 2007, will also receive a 60% discount (currently 30%) on domestic videophone calls to family members.
Fami-wari MAX50 subscribers already enjoy a number of benefits, including basic monthly fees reduced by 50% from the first year of subscription and free i-mode™ mail with family members.
In addition to the above, users who have been with DoCoMo at least 10 years and subscribe to both the original Family Discount (or Office Discount) and the New Ichinen Discount service for minimum one-year contracts will receive free domestic voice calls to family members.
Furthermore, beginning June 1, 2008, corporate users who subscribe to both the Office-wari MAX50 service and the Office-wari service will also receive free voice and 60% off videophone charges for domestic calls to lines within the same group.
- About NTT DoCoMo
- NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves over 53 million customers, including 42 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.
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