TOKYO, JAPAN, August 3, 2011 ---
The WIDESTAR satellite phone and broadcasting service, which provides voice and packet communication services throughout the country and up to 200 nautical miles off the coast via two geostationary satellites in orbit over Japan, will be replaced by
New registrations for WIDESTAR services will close on Friday, September 30, 2011.
*Including rentals of the WIDESTAR Duo.
NTT DOCOMO NTT DOCOMOis a world-leading mobile operator and growing provider of comprehensive services centered on mobility. The company serves over 58 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world’s first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMOis listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english for more information.
“WIDESTAR” is a trademark or registered trademark of