DOCOMO and Vodafone Plan to Form Business Partnership Centered on Corporate Sales


TOKYO, JAPAN, September 20, 2011 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today it plans to work with Vodafone Group Plc mainly on sales and marketing of corporate services to multinational companies from December 1, 2011.

Together with DOCOMO’s existing partnerships with other Asian telecom operators in the Conexus Mobile Alliance, working with Vodafone would enable DOCOMO to further support the global operations of multinational Japanese companies. This landmark collaboration would allow DOCOMO and Vodafone to serve as a single point of contact to provide consultations and solutions to meet the worldwide mobile communication needs of these companies, including customer care for a wide range of operations centered on mobility.

Vodafone aims to offer Japanese and other multinational companies superior services backed by DOCOMO’s high-quality mobile networks in Japan and strong corporate sales structure. Strategic partnerships with DOCOMO and other members of Conexus would allow Vodafone to expand its reach and business scope throughout a wide area of the Asia-Pacific region.

Note: For further details regarding Vodafone’s partnership with Conexus Mobile Alliance, please see the joint press release issued by both parties today.


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.

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