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  NTT DoCoMo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NTT DoCoMo is a subsidiary of Japan's incumbent telephone operator NTT.
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company with more than 50 million customers, which means more than half of Japan’s cellular market, and the largest subscriber bases of any mobile phone company in the world.
NTT DoCoMo's shares are publicly traded on several stock exchanges, with the major shareholder (over 60%) being Japan's incumbent operator NTT.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NTT_DoCoMo   (806 words)

 NTT DoCoMo News
NTT DoCoMo said its yearly group net profit fell 18% on lower sales and because profits a year ago were boosted by sales of stock in US phone company AT&T Wireless."> NTT DoCoMo said its yearly group net profit...
Net income at leading Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo dropped 18.3 per cent in the fiscal year to end March 31 2006 to Y610bn, as the operator struggled in an increasingly competitive market.
NTT DoCoMo Inc., Japan's top mobile operator, reported a 6.2 percent rise in full-year profit as it gained customers for its high-speed network, but it forecast a profit decline this year as competition...
www.topix.net /com/dcm   (668 words)

 Mobile/Cellular Technology - NTT DoCoMo 4G I-Mode Technology, Japan
NTT DoCoMo are one of the biggest mobile telecoms operators in Japan and have the distinction of bringing the first Wideband Code-Division Multiple-Access (W-CDMA) 3G network in the world to market in 2001.
NTT DoCoMo is already in action with the next step in mobile network technology.
NTT DoCoMo, which has one of the longest running 3G networks worldwide, has only 4.9 million 3G customers (2004) but has 45 million 2G customers (whom it hopes will make the switch in due course).
www.mobilecomms-technology.com /projects/4g_i-mode   (1167 words)

 NTT DoCoMo USA ::: VISION 2010
NTT DoCoMo believes that the future of mobile multimedia communications holds incredibly rich promise.
As part of our Vision 2010 strategic plan, our company is continuing to "challenge the mobile frontier" as the current decade progresses-bringing people around the world futuristic new services that will enhance their lives and help them to realize their dreams.
The events depicted are fictional, but the potential of NTT DoCoMo's cutting-edge technology is very real.
www.docomo-usa.com /vision2010   (121 words)

 I-mode wireless to hit U.S. this year | CNET News.com
The United States will be NTT DoCoMo's greatest challenge and could help shape the landscape of wireless communications and service offerings in the United States for years to come.
The move by NTT DoCoMo to the United States was expected.
NTT DoCoMo was the first to launch a next-generation phone network capable of wireless download speeds 10 times faster than what other carriers were able to offer.
news.com.com /2100-1033-863424.html   (1168 words)

 Japan's number one carrier offers 3G/VoIP Linux phone
NTT DoCoMo and its regional subsidiaries are now offering business subscribers a dual-network 3G/VoIP handset that works as a 3G mobile phone, VoIP (voice-over-IP) terminal, or both simultaneously.
Although NTT DoCoMo is Japan's largest mobile carrier, the company has lagged in 3G subscriber uptake, possibly due to the high cost of the Symbian-based phones it has previously offered.
NTT DoCoMo announced in December of 2003 that it would adopt Linux for its future 3G phones.
www.linuxdevices.com /news/NS4156227772.html   (638 words)

 Japan Media Review -- NTT DoCoMo: Review of a Case
Meaning "everywhere" in Japanese, DoCoMo (or NTT DoCoMo) is Japan's leading wireless communications operator (1) and arguably the world's most successful mobile Internet provider.
The commercial success of DoCoMo has many social ramifications as it provides a new technological tool that assists, enhances, and alters the ways in which people interact, conduct their lives, and coordinate themselves in time and space.
I-mode, the service that DoCoMo is most famous for, was launched in February 1999 to create a "truly ubiquitous mobile Internet." (6) The initiation of i-mode was in part a result from DoCoMo's listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with a critical timing in the immediate aftermath of the Asian financial crisis.
ojr.org /japan/research/1097446811.php   (1741 words)

 Engadget Mobile
NTT DoCoMo has set a new record in its latest test of 4G mobile throughput.
The devices were co-developed with NTT DoCoMo who plan to begin rollout of their HSDPA services in Japan starting sometime between July and September.
DoCoMo will be turnin' out their new line-up at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona starting 13 Feb so you can expect some more detail in a few.
www.engadgetmobile.com /category/ntt-docomo   (1848 words)

 Docomo News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NTT DoCoMo Inc, Japan’s largest mobile phone operator, said it has delayed the launch of a 3G handset made by Nokia [Nokia NM850iG] because of software problems.
NTT DoCoMo unveiled it’s FOMA Raku Raku phone, aimed at users who are unfamiliar with mobile technology.
NTT DoCoMo announced the new arrival of the D900i, which will be available nationwide.
news.mobile9.com /category/docomo   (1677 words)

 Sun, NTT DoCoMo plan new cellular Java platform
Chief among those is bringing DoCoMo's Java platform, which first appeared commercially in 2001, up to date, said Takeshi Natsuno, senior vice president of multimedia services at NTT DoCoMo.
NTT DoCoMo's Java platform, called DoJa, is one of the most successful, thanks in part to the operator's lead in wireless Internet technologies.
DoCoMo and Sun would not say how long it might take to develop the new platform, but Natsuno said the two years it took to develop DoJa could serve as a guide.
www.javaworld.com /javaworld/jw-07-2005/jw-0718-idgns-mobile.html   (919 words)

 NTT DoCoMo hits 300Mbps in 4G research | InfoWorld | News | 2004-06-04 | By John Blau, IDG News Service
And while acknowledging 300Mbps data rate achieved during the field tests, NTT DoCoMo spokesman Takumi Suzuki said the speed was "not a normal rate but a temporary rate within a very limited environment," adding that the operator's planned data rate for 4G network service remains at 100Mbps.
NTT DoCoMo, which has been conducting 4G research since 1998, demonstrated a data rate of 100Mbps for the downlink and a rate of 20Mbps for the uplink in October 2002.
At the Telecom World 2003 exhibition in Geneva last October, NTT DoCoMo Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Kota Kinoshita said the operator is targeting commercial service by 2010.
www.infoworld.com /article/04/06/04/HNntt4g_1.html   (1120 words)

 NTT DoCoMo network communication
Such problems had urged a Japanese company, NTT DoCoMo, to create an i-mode network which was started in February 1999 and now is servicing more than 20 million of users.
NTT DoCoMo is going to spread the i-mode network all over the world, and now they are holding talks with telecommunicational companies in the USA and Europe.
NTT DoCoMo offered their own realization of the W-CDMA standard named FOMA (Freedom of Mobile multimedia Access).
www.digit-life.com /articles/wcdma   (1394 words)

 I4U News - NTT DoCoMo FOMA P901iTV Digital TV Mobile Phone
NTT DoCoMo announces today the 3G FOMA P901iTV, DoCoMo's first mobile handset to receive terrestrial digital broadcasting signals, in addition to conventional analog signals.
DoCoMo will exhibit the P901iTV during the CEATEC Japan 2005 trade show at the Makuhari Messe exhibition center in Chiba Prefecture from October 4 to 8.
The NTT DoCoMo FOMA P901iTV measures 110x 51 x 27 mm and weighs 145g.
www.i4u.com /article4274.html   (501 words)

 NTT DoCoMo Article Archives by KeepMedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Japan's top mobile telecoms firm NTT DoCoMo has unveiled a capital tie-up with the nation's second largest convenience store operator Lawson to promote a wallet function of its cellular phones.
NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile operator, to deliver a next-generation mobile data services platform based on open-standard Java technology.
DoCoMo will stop accepting new PHS customers as early as April and plans to gradually withdraw from the service in two to three years, the business daily Nihon Keizai Shimbun said, without citing a source.
www.topix.net /com/dcm/keepmedia   (997 words)

 NTT DoCoMo piloting 4G - infoSync World
NTT DoCoMo is currently in the early stages of setting up an experimental pilot system for 4G services with data transfer speeds in excess of 100 Mbps downlinks and 20 Mbps uplinks.
This summer, DoCoMo will begin practical evaluations of key technologies for its 4G packet wireless communications system, as well as implement the experimental system to demonstrate their benefits.
NTT DoCoMo's experimental 4G system employs variable spreading factor (VSF) and orthogonal frequency code division multiplexing (OFCDM) technologies to mitigate the impact of severe multipath interference and thereby achieve a broad-bandwidth, large-capacity wireless system available on a nationwide basis.
www.infosyncworld.com /news/n/1631.html   (610 words)

 NTT DocoMo - Analyst News | newratings.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NTT DoCoMo to acquire 42.8% stake in music retailer
NTT DoCoMo Up 0.6%; Morgan Stanley Ups Rating
NTT DoCoMo Should Bolster Main Ops - Analyst
www.newratings.com /analyst_news/company_JP3165650007.html   (210 words)

 Wired 9.09: Pocket Monster
With 39 million cell phone subscribers and revenues last year of $39 billion, DoCoMo is certainly everywhere in Japan - but the rest of the world knows it, and i-mode, only by reputation.
Handsets are manufactured by name-brand consumer-electronics outfits like Sony and Panasonic, but DoCoMo subsidizes the phones heavily to keep the price low: A model that might ordinarily cost $600 retails for less than $350.
Because DoCoMo's wireless network is packet-switched, users are charged only for the number of data packets they send back and forth, not for the amount of time they're connected, as on most networks outside Japan.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/9.09/docomo.html   (755 words)

 BBC News | BUSINESS | The secret of NTT's i-mode success
I-mode has driven DoCoMo's finances to the point where the mobile company is responsible for over 85% of its parent company's profits.
But DoCoMo and its peers saw that a smaller slice of the cake was fine - as long as the cake just kept on growing.
Even with the world's second-biggest economy in the depths of a seemingly endless recession, DoCoMo and rivals J-Phone (part owned by the UK's Vodafone) and KDDI are still rolling out new services to widespread acclaim.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/1835821.stm   (780 words)

 DoCoMo Labs USA :: Communications :: DoCoMo News
Opinion: In the Internet criminal justice system the people are betrayed by two separate, yet equally important groups: the hackers who investigate and exploit security problems and the legal authorities who don't take the offenders seriously.
ITX E-Globaledge Corporation (ITX-EG; Masao Nomura, President and CEO), NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (Masao Nakamura, President and CEO), Sharp Corporation (Katsuhiko Machida, President) and Waseda University (Dr. Katsuhiko Shirai, President) have jointly developed IrSimple*1, a high-speed wireless communications protocol using infrared.
TOKYO, JAPAN, August 24, 2005 ---NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today the outcome of its tender offer for repurchase of its own shares under the provisions of Paragraph 1, Article 210 of the Commercial Code of Japan..........
www.docomolabs-usa.com /NL/newsletter_docomo_news.html   (412 words)

 MobileTechNews - NTT DoCoMo Unveils 505i Series
Tokyo -- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. today unveiled specifications of its new 505i mobile phones, a series of six enhanced-PDC (2G) compatible models equipped for advanced i-appli(tm) applications based on Flash(tm) and technology.
DoCoMo expects to introduce the models one by one beginning in mid-May.
A 200K Scratch Pad, double the size of Scratch Pads in the former 504i and 504iS models, enables more data to be downloaded at one time, thus reducing required number of connections.
www.mobiletechnews.com /info/2003/04/08/113343.html   (401 words)

 The unofficial independent imode FAQ - 1. General
NTT DoCoMo is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (DCM), Tokyo Stock Exchange and on the Osaka Stock Exchange.
However, in addition to HTML tags, there are some special imode-only tags (for example a tag to set up a link, which when pressed dials up to a telephone number, or another imode-only tag, informing search machines that a particular web page is an imode page).
In addition, there are also special DoCoMo characters (image characters = "emoji"), which are symbols for joy, kisses, love, sadness, hot spring baths, telephone, Shinkansen train, encircled numbers etc. There is quite a large number of these special non-standardized characters, and DoCoMo adds new image characters from time to time.
www.eurotechnology.com /imode/faq-gen.html   (2196 words)

 Kids' Space Supporter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Japanese, "dokomo" means "anywhere", but it is not the origin of the company name.
NTT DoCoMo US Inc. has established its headquarters in New York.
NTT DoCoMo supports Kids' Space Foundation and it's missions.
www.kids-space.org /supporter/NTT-DoCoMo   (163 words)

 AOL links to NTT DoCoMo - Sep. 24, 2000
Under the terms of the agreement, DoCoMo plans to invest $120 million in AOL's Japanese unit and have the right to appoint the chief executive of the company.
Although the alliance with AOL (AOL: Research, Estimates) is not expected to be a huge contributor to DoCoMo's earnings, the Japanese mobile firm will gain a strong partnership with deep pockets in the U.S., the world's largest telecom market.
Shares of NTT DoCoMo were up 1.63 percent at ¥3.12 million in mid-morning trading Monday in Tokyo.
money.cnn.com /2000/09/24/technology/aol_docomo   (415 words)

 Alphabet Soup - NTT DoCoMo protocol creates uncertainty.
And the NTT DoCoMo partnership and a similar investment in KPN Mobile in Europe show the Japanese powerhouse is serious about spreading its home-brewed i-mode protocol around the globe — just when it looked like Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) had been established as a worldwide standard.
NTT DoCoMo, which uses a programming language called cHTML — an acronym that stands for chunks of HTML — says it too will use XHTML, according to Scott Goldman, CEO of the WAP Forum.
"[NTT] DoCoMo is coming at the globalization of i-mode from the top down, beginning with the i-mode brand and content and business model and the portal," says Ben Linder, Openwave's vice president of marketing.
www.eweek.com /article2/0,1759,1253580,00.asp   (1498 words)

 High-speed 3G wireless to hit Japan | CNET News.com
Japanese phone giant NTT DoCoMo on Monday will unveil the world's fastest phone network plus three new phones capable of things like real-time videoconferencing or sending and receiving e-mail attachments with 10,000 characters.
American carriers Verizon, Sprint PCS and ATandT Wireless, which is partly owned by NTT DoCoMo, aren't that far behind and all say they will be watching the launch closely.
American wireless observers think there will be a smattering of glitches to hit the NTT network soon after it's launched, the inevitable by-product of any new technology.
news.com.com /2100-1033-273681.html   (1087 words)

 Savvion Customer Profile: Airbus S.a.s.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NTT DoCoMo is the largest mobile phone service provider in Japan.
Their industry leading I-mode service provides users with access to the Internet and a variety of DoCoMo provided services through their mobile phone.
DoCoMo selected Savvion BusinessManager to develop applications for their business and consumer customers to enhance their I-mode service usage.
www.savvion.com /customers/customer_detail.php?qid=34   (72 words)

 NTT DoCoMo: Press Releases
NTT DoCoMo to Apply for License to Set Up Outdoor Stations for Wireless Broadband Field Experiment
NTT DoCoMo to Acquire Guam Cellular and Guam Wireless
NTT DoCoMo, Renesas, Fujitsu, Mitsubishi Electric and Sharp to Jointly Develop Platform for W-CDMA Handsets
www.nttdocomo.com /pr   (234 words)

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