DOCOMO to Offer New Flat-rate and Two-tiered Billing Plans for LTE

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TOKYO, JAPAN, September 8, 2011 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that in conjunction with the launch of two tablets for its extra-high-speed next-generation LTE service, Xi™ (read “Crossy”), new billing plans will be introduced from the beginning of October, including a simple, worry-free flat-rate plan suited to heavy data users and a new two-tiered plan that allows moderate data users to pay as they go up to a set limit. Both plans will be available either with or without two-year contracts.

Specially discounted introductory rates will be offered for all plans. For example, the flat-rate data plan with a two-year contract, called the “Xi Two-Year Data Plan FLAT,” will be available for just 4,410 yen (including tax) per month through April 2012, compared to the regular rate of 5,985 yen thereafter (see attachment).

Through September of next year, all downlinks will be offered at a max. 75 Mbps. From October 2012, downlink rates for users who exceed 7GB of data will be reduced to a max. 128 Kbps for the remainder of that month. Continued service at a max. 75 Mbps will be available, however, for an additional charge of 2,625 yen (including tax) per each additional 2GB of data.

(Attachment) New Billing Plans for Xi Data Service

NTT DOCOMO is 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 DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit for more information.

The transmission speed is the theoretical maximum. Services will be provided on a best-effort basis and speeds may vary depending on network traffic or transmission environments.

Xi is a trademark or registered trademark of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries.
NTT DOCOMO’s Xi is only available to subscribers in Japan.

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