July 16, 2015

DOCOMO and Sansan Offer Business-card Management Service via DOCOMO's Business Plus

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TOKYO, JAPAN, July 16, 2015 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. and Sansan, Inc., a Japan-based provider of cloud-based contact-management services, announced today that Sansan Smartphone Plan Storage Pack, an application service for easily digitizing and managing business cards, will be offered via Business PlusTM, DOCOMO's suite of cloud-based enterprise mobile services, effective immediately.

Business Plus offers cloud-based services mainly to enable small and midsized enterprises to deploy efficient, low-cost ICT business solutions. Enterprises can use their DOCOMO mobile devices to easily deploy 45 types of solutions (as of July 16, 2015) for task management, document editing, web conferencing and much more.

Sansan's Smartphone Plan Storage Pack is the world's -first (as of July 16, 2015, according to Sansan) cloud-based business card management service to enable enterprise users to easily manage their business card information online. Users simply digitize their business cards using a scanner or a camera-embedded device and then send the information to Sansan's data center for processing and formatting.

Sansan Smartphone Plan Storage Pack is available to enterprises subscribing to more than one DOCOMO XiTM/FOMATM mobile line under their enterprise name. The cost is 120,000 yen per year (tax excluded) to register up to 5,000 business cards for an unlimited number of users.

Both companies expect to have about 3,000 enterprise customers by March 31, 2018.

In addition, DOCOMO and Sansan are planning to combine Sansan Smartphone Plan Storage Pack with online phone directory service, that is already integrated with DOCOMO's Business Plus phone-extension solution. The launch is expected this fall.

DOCOMO is implementing its +d (pronounced "plus d") initiative to create new value by collaborating with various outside partners. DOCOMO aims to establish new norms of convenience, supported seamlessly by advanced mobile technology, ultimately contributing to business development in Japan's regional economies.

Sansan aims to develop its business card management service as a core business function, accessible in the palm of one's hand, that changes how people work.

  • notice"Xi", "FOMA", "Business Plus" and "Office Link" are trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC.
  • noticeNTT DOCOMO's "Xi", "FOMA", "Business Plus" and "Office Link" services are only available to subscribers in Japan.
  • notice"Sansan Smartphone Plan Storage Pack" is a trademark of Sansan, Inc.
  • noticeAll other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Sansan

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Since its founding in 2007, Sansan has focused on delivering its cloud based contact management service to customers in Japan and beyond. Sansan's business card transcription service and cloud-based collaborative contact management software has empowered businesses to leverage and share their network as a team, enhancing productivity and unlocking new opportunities. Sansan is based in Tokyo, Japan.

About NTT DOCOMO

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NTT DOCOMO provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable smarter living for each customer. The company serves over 65 million mobile customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide LTE network and one of the world's most progressive LTE-Advanced networks. DOCOMO is a leading developer of a 5G network that it plans to deploy by 2020, as well as network function virtualization (NFV), NFC infrastructure and services, emerging IoT solutions, and more. Outside Japan, the company is providing technical and operational expertise to seven mobile operators and other partner companies, and is contributing to the global standardization of all-new mobile technologies. DOCOMO is listed on stock exchanges in Tokyo (9437) and New York (DCM). Please visit https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/.

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