Notice Concerning Decision on Matters Relating to Share Repurchase
(Share Repurchase under Article 165 (2) of the Corporation Law)


TOKYO, JAPAN, November 9, 2009 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that its Board of Directors resolved today on matters relating to its share repurchase under Article 156 of the Corporation Law, as applied pursuant to Article 165 (3) of the Corporation Law, as detailed below.

  1. Reasons for share repurchase

    To improve capital efficiency and to implement flexible capital policies in accordance with the business environment

  2. Details of share repurchase

    (1) Class of shares: Common stock

    (2) Aggregate number of shares to be repurchased: Up to 160,000 shares (equal to 0.38% of total issued shares excluding treasury shares)

    (3) Aggregate price of shares to be repurchased: Up to 20,000,000,000 yen

    (4) Period for share repurchase: From November 10 to 30, 2009

    Treasury shares held by NTT DOCOMO, INC. as of November 9, 2009:
    -Aggregate number of issued shares: 41,759,807 shares (excluding treasury shares)
    -Number of treasury shares: 2,190,193 shares

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 and i-mode are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries.
FOMA service is only available in Japan.

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