DOCOMO to Offer Unlimited Domestic i-mode Mails

Products & Services

TOKYO, JAPAN, October 27, 2009 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will offer a new service that allows FOMA™ users to send and receive domestic i-mode™ mails, including with attachments, on an unlimited basis for as little as 780 yen including tax per month beginning December 1.

The new service, named Mail Tsukai-hodai (Japanese for "all-you-can-use mail"), applies to mail to and from any phone or PC, as it is not limited to mail communication with DOCOMO customers.

DOCOMO also announced the start of Type Simple™, a dedicated billing plan under which users of Mail Tsukai-hodai will pay just 780 yen per month (when all available discounts are applied), plus the usual i-mode monthly charge of 315 yen including tax (see attachment).

The Mail Tsukai-hodai service also covers attractive packet flat-rate services under which users pay as they go up to a maximum of just 4,410 yen per month in the case of using i-mode packet communication only.

Following the launch of the unlimited mail service, DOCOMO will stop accepting new applications for Family Wide™ Value, Family Wide Limit™ Value and Family Wide 2in1™, all billing plans for children up to junior high school age and senior citizens over 60 years of age, on March 31, 2010.

(Attachment) Charges for Mail Tsukai-hodai service

NTT DOCOMO is the world's leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 55 million customers in Japan, including 48 million using i-mode™, the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 51 million using FOMA™, the world's original 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. As a leader in the development of cutting-edge mobile technologies, DOCOMO is continually expanding the role of mobile phones as versatile and highly personalized "lifestyle tools" for everyday life, including with a wide range of innovative services for mobile payments, GPS, mobile TV, multimedia content and much more. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

FOMA, i-mode, Type Simple, Fami-wari Wide, Fami-wari Wide Limit, 2in1, Fami-wari MAX50, Hitoridemo Discount 50 and Office-wari MAX50 are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries.
FOMA service is only available in Japan.

Go to top of the page