TOKYO, JAPAN, September 29, 2011 ---
Large-zone base stations, which are deployed separately from ordinary base stations in times of emergency, are among DOCOMO’s latest efforts to ensure the maintenance of mobile service during blackouts and natural disasters. Capable of sending and receiving signals
DOCOMO will deploy approximately 100 large-zone base stations in densely populated areas nationwide by the end of the year, including five in Tokyo and ten in the Tokai Region that are scheduled to be deployed by the end of October.
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.