NTT DoCoMo plans to introduce a fourth-generation mobile-phone network in 2010
NTT DOCOMO is Japan's premier provider of leading-edge mobile voice, data and multimedia services. With more than 55 million customers in Japan, the company is one of the world's largest mobile communications operators.
DOCOMO also is an influential force in the continuing advancement of mobile technologies and standards. In 1999, DOCOMO launched i-modeâ„¢, the world's most popular platform for mobile Internet services including e-mail, browsing, downloading and more. Over 48 million DOCOMO subscribers now use i-mode.
In 2001, DOCOMO introduced FOMAâ„¢, the world's first 3G commercial mobile service based on W-CDMA, which has transformed the mobile landscape in Japan while bringing the DOCOMO brand global recognition.