November 4, 2015

NTT DOCOMO Establishes Eighth U.S. Advisory Board

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TOKYO, JAPAN, November 4, 2015 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will establish its eighth U.S. Advisory Board on November 5.

Continuing from the seventh U.S. Advisory Board, the new board will be chaired by David A. Gross, currently a partner at Wiley Rein LLP and the former U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy at the U.S. Department of State. Also on the board is Matthew P. Goodman, who holds the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

The two-year board will meet with DOCOMO representatives twice each year. DOCOMO will invite special guests to each meeting, beginning with Ragu Gurumurthy, Chief Innovation Officer at Deloitte Tohmatsu LLC.

DOCOMO's U.S. Advisory Board provides insight into global society and economics as related to the company's management, corporate citizenship and provision of high-quality mobile services centered on customer convenience. The first board was established in December 2000 and the seventh board lasted from October 2013 to April 2015.


NTT DOCOMO provides innovative, convenient and secure mobile services that enable smarter living for each customer. The company serves over 68 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

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