NTT DOCOMO Secures 79.59 Percent of net mobile Shares


TOKYO, JAPAN and DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY, December 3, 2009 - NTT DOCOMO announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary DOCOMO Deutschland GmbH has secured 6,126,567 shares of net mobile AG, which corresponds to approximately 79.59 percent of the total shares issued by the international mobile-content distribution-platform company based in Düsseldorf, Germany. The acceptance period for the public tender offer, which included an additional acceptance period, was closed on November 27, 2009.

Shareholders who properly tendered shares are receiving cash compensation of EUR 6.35 per share in accordance with the offer document.

"This is a very positive result," said Masatoshi Suzuki, Senior Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors of DOCOMO. "We are confident that our cooperative relationship will contribute significantly to the growth of both DOCOMO and net mobile."

"We are happy about the result of this transaction," said Theodor Niehues, CEO and Chairman of the management board of net mobile. "With DOCOMO as our new partner and majority shareholder we foresee strong growth prospects for our company."

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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About net mobile
net mobile AG is an internationally leading full-service provider for mobile and interactive value added services. The company was founded in November 2000 and serves as a leader in market innovation. Its full managed service approach encompasses consultation, design, applications, content, billing, transport and technical implementation for optimal multichannel marketing campaign management. As a partner of all the large music labels and holders of rights in the film, television and games industry, net mobile AG also guarantees complete content and royalties management. Its more than 500 customers world-wide include national and global mobile telephone providers, media companies, portals, branded products, as well as TV stations for which net mobile AG provides a complete mobile interactive TV services package. The MINICK Group and first:telecom GmbH belong entirely to the net mobile Group.

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