NTT DOCOMO to Merge with Regional Subsidiaries

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TOKYO, JAPAN, April 25, 2008 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. and its regional companies in the Hokkaido, Tohoku, Tokai, Hokuriku, Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku and Kyushu regions of Japan announced today an agreement that the eight wholly owned subsidiaries will merge into NTT DOCOMO, the surviving company, effective July 1. The agreement, after being approved by an extraordinary meeting of NTT DOCOMO's board of directors today, was signed by the participating parties.

NTT DOCOMO and its eight regional subsidiaries have successfully developed infrastructure and conducted community-based sales in each respective region since 1993. It was decided that the eight regional subsidiaries should merge into NTT DOCOMO, however, to better deal with the changing environment of mobile communications. The main objectives of the merger are to achieve:

·   Enriched and enhanced customer services,
·   Streamlined group management, and
·   Faster decision-making.

In accordance with Article 796, Section 3 of Japan's Corporate Law, NTT DOCOMO was not required to convene a general meeting of shareholders to receive their approval of the merger. In addition, in accordance with Article 784, Section 1 of the same law, the regional subsidiaries likewise were not required to convene general meetings of their shareholders.

None of the eight regional subsidiaries has issued stock purchase warrants or corporate bonds with stock purchase warrants.

Summary of surviving company:
Corporate name:   NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
Nature of business:   Telecommunications
Head office:   2-11-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoada-ku, Tokyo, Japan
President and CEO:   Masao Nakamura
Common stock:   949,679 million yen (as of March 31, 2008)
Fiscal term:   April 1 - March 31
Impact on earnings:   The merger is not expected to have any impact on the consolidated results of operations or financial position of NTT DOCOMO because the eight regional subsidiaries are already consolidated in its financial statements.

Summary of merger agreement parties (March 31, 2008):

1) Name NTT DoCoMo, Inc. NTT DoCoMo Hokkaido, Inc. NTT DoCoMo Tohoku, Inc.
2) Nature of business Telecommunications Telecommunications Telecommunications
3) Establishment August 14, 1991 November 14, 1991 November 14, 1991
4) Head office 2-11-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 14-6 Kitaichijyo-Nishi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture 1-1-2 Uesugi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture
5) Representative Masao Nakamura, president and CEO Shuro Hoshizawa, president Takashi Sakamoto, president
6) Common stock 949,679 million yen 15,630 million yen 14,981 million yen
7) Shares of common stock issued 44,870,000 39,770.84 30,880.6
8) Net assets 4,276,496 million yen (consolidated) 128,282 million yen 224,599 million yen
9) Total assets 6,210,834 million yen (consolidated) 202,124 million yen 361,498 million yen
10) Fiscal term April 1 - March 31 April 1 - March 31 April 1 - March 31
11) Major share- holder (ratio) Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (61.6%) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%)
1) Name NTT DoCoMo Tokai, Inc. NTT DoCoMo Hokuriku, Inc. NTT DoCoMo Kansai, Inc.
2) Business Telecommunications Telecommunications Telecommunications
3) Establishment November 14, 1991 November 14, 1991 November 14, 1991
4) Head office 1-1-10 Higashi-sakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 1-5 Seito, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 1-10-1 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka
5) Representative Keiichi Enoki, president Yoshito Koreeda, president Masaoki Arimura, president
6) Common stock 20,340 million yen 3,406 million yen 24,458 million yen
7) Shares of common stock issued 59,510.79 23,046.16 75,272.7
8) Net assets 354,900 million yen 84,065 million yen 547,788 million yen
9) Total assets 501,954 million yen 116,688 million yen 800,206 million yen
10) Fiscal term April 1 - March 31 April 1 - March 31 April 1 - March 31
11) Major share- holder (ratio) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%)
1) Name NTT DoCoMo Chugoku, Inc. NTT DoCoMo Shikoku, Inc. NTT DoCoMo Kyushu, Inc.
2) Business Telecommunications Telecommunications Telecommunications
3) Establishment November 14, 1991 November 14, 1991 November 14, 1991
4) Head office 4-1-8 Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 2-1 Sunport, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture 2-6-1 Watanabe-dori, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture
5) Representative Haruhide Nakayama, president Shozo Nishimura, president Noboru Inoue, president
6) Common stock 14,732 million yen 8,412 million yen 15,834 million yen
7) Shares of common stock issued 37,834.54 29,208.59 38,144.14
8) Net assets 164,034 million yen 111,726 million yen 365,058 million yen
9) Total assets 272,821 million yen 160,028 million yen 542,813 million yen
10) Fiscal term April 1 - March 31 April 1 - March 31 April 1 - March 31
11) Major share- holder (ratio) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%) NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (100%)
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is the world's leading mobile communications company. DOCOMO serves over 53 million customers, including 44 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 48 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 and FOMA 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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