NTT DOCOMO Press Release

Mobile Industry Works Together to Deliver Complete 5G System Standard on Time
Jun 14, 2018 16:42 JST
After the release of the 5G NR specifications for non-standalone (NSA) operation in December 2017, another essential step of standardization of 5G has been successfully completed.
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DOCOMO Joins Data Science Affiliates Program of Leading U.S. University
Jun 08, 2018 16:28 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. today announced that it has joined the corporate affiliate program of the Stanford Data Science Initiative (SDSI).
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DOCOMO and NEC Achieve 5G Communication with Multiple Mobile Terminals
Jun 01, 2018 14:07 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. today announced that together with NEC Corporation they have succeeded in what is believed to be the world's first fifth-generation (5G) transmission of a 4.5GHz signal using beamforming and inter-base station coordination to reduce interference for 5.5 Gbps throughput to eight mobile terminals.
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NTT DOCOMO and Huawei Prove IAB's Value in 5G Test Using 39 GHz Band
May 22, 2018 14:07 JST
Huawei and NTT DOCOMO, INC. marked another milestone in their joint 5G trials by completing a successful trial of Integrated Access Backhaul (IAB) technology using the 39GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) band.
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DOCOMO Achieves World's First 5G Wireless Data Transmission in Ultra-high-mobility Environment Exceeding 300 km/h
May 09, 2018 15:44 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that together with NEC Corporation and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) it has achieved what is believed to be the world's first successful 28 GHz wireless data transmission between a 5G base station and a 5G mobile station in 5G field trials using a car moving at 305 km/h.
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DOCOMO Applauds xRAN Forum's Open Fronthaul Specification
Apr 20, 2018 17:09 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it welcomes the xRAN Forum's release of the xRAN Fronthaul Specification which sets the foundation for next-generation open radio access network (RAN) architecture on April 12, US time.
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DOCOMO Shops to Expand Smartphone Diagnostic Services
Apr 19, 2018 15:21 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and its wholly owned subsidiary NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. announced today that DOCOMO Shops nationwide will begin offering enhanced smartphone diagnostic services based on a newly upgraded in-shop device assist tool (DAT).
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DOCOMO Launches AI Engine for Fast, Accurate Shelf Analysis
Mar 16, 2018 18:08 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today the launch of an artificial intelligence (AI) engine that quickly, simply and accurately analyzes shelf allocation in stores and warehouses using photos taken with smartphones and other common devices.
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DOCOMO to Expand Educational ICT Services through Investment in eTextbook Developer forEst
Mar 05, 2018 12:28 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it would expand its educational ICT services for students and teachers by investing in forEst, Inc., a Tokyo-based developer of e-textbook content.
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NTT DOCOMO and Panasonic Collaborate on Pilot Experiment for Full Time Connected IoT Home Appliances Using LPWA Wireless Communication Technology
Mar 01, 2018 14:42 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and Panasonic Corporation today announced that they have agreed in principle to collaborate on a pilot experiment aimed at creating a business model and developing and verifying technologies towards realizing IoT-based home appliances utilizing Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technologies.
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NTT DOCOMO: Industry Leaders Launch ORAN Alliance
Feb 27, 2018 16:19 JST
Today, AT&T, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, NTT DOCOMO, and Orange jointly announced the creation of the ORAN Alliance.
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DOCOMO to Showcase Future of 5G Entertainment, Transportation, Construction and Environment at Mobile World Congress 2018
Feb 16, 2018 15:09 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. will exhibit their latest 5G technology at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona from February 26 to March 1.
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DOCOMO Tightens Security for Open APIs by Leveraging Know-how of Affiliate Authlete, Inc.
Feb 15, 2018 14:59 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has begun deploying the Web API access-authorization engine of Authlete, Inc. to enhance the security of open APIs for device providers and DOCOMO services as well as to enhance collaboration among companies.
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DOCOMO Adds Easy Storage Pick-up Service to its d living Service Lineup
Feb 07, 2018 16:31 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and its wholly owned subsidiary NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. announced today that they have invested in trunk inc., the creator of easy storage pick-up service "trunk".
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Leading Automotive, Telecom and ITS Companies Unveil First Announced Cellular V2X Trials in Japan
Jan 12, 2018 11:02 JST
Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, INC., OKI and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), announced today plans to carry out their first Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) trials in Japan.
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DOCOMO to Offer Foreigners Visiting Japan Free Access to Mobile Phone Network via Prepaid SIM
Dec 26, 2017 08:39 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its Japan Welcome SIMTM series will introduce Plan 0 to allow overseas visitors in Japan to access the Internet for free via the DOCOMO mobile network, from December 26.
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DOCOMO Develops Multi-Profile SIM for Smartphones and Tablets
Nov 28, 2017 15:09 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that in collaboration with Gemalto, it has developed the world's first multi-profile SIM for use through multi-carrier collaborations that can allow users to switch between profiles, which include data such as contract information and telephone numbers, on their smartphone or tablet in each country.
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DOCOMO Grants Patent License to Samsung
Nov 27, 2017 17:36 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has reached an agreement to grant Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. a patent license covering DOCOMO's standard-essential patents.
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Matsui MFG., DOCOMO and DOCOMO ASIA to Demonstrate Mobile-Connected IoT Platform for Plastic-Molding Manufacturing
Nov 15, 2017 17:18 JST
Matsui MFG. Co., Ltd., NTT DOCOMO, INC. and NTT DOCOMO ASIA Pte. Ltd. announced today that they will launch a proof-of-concept demonstration of an IoT platform for plastic-molding operations using a mold-temperature controller equipped with sensors and connected to a mobile communications network.
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DOCOMO and Sumitomo Electric Testing 5G Real-Time Traffic Monitoring
Nov 10, 2017 14:01 JST
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. and NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that since September 19 they have been jointly testing the real-time collection and delivery of traffic information using high-definition sensors connected via a fifth-generation (5G) mobile communications system for advanced driving support.
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DOCOMO to Use Drones for Safe, Efficient Inspection of Infrastructure
Nov 10, 2017 13:32 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and its wholly owned subsidiary NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. has announced that as part of the DOCOMO Drone Project, which was launched in October 2016 to facilitate the use of automatic-pilot drones, including enhanced infrastructure inspections featuring standardized quality, greater efficiency and the elimination of injury due to human error, DOCOMO, through NTT DOCOMO Ventures, invested in PRENAV.
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DOCOMO Achieves 12-Channel MMT Transmission of 8K Video via 5G System
Nov 08, 2017 14:46 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it succeeded in 12-channel MMT (MPEG Media Transport) transmissions of 8K video using fifth-generation (5G) mobile technology during a test conducted on November 1 at its Yokosuka R&D center in collaboration with Sharp Corporation.
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DOCOMO Initiates Multi-Party 5G Trial for Connected Cars
Nov 06, 2017 15:50 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that in a trial of 5G technologies for automobiles, which it conducted jointly with Toyota Motor Corporation, Ericsson and Intel Corporation, it achieved data speeds of up to 1 Gbps for 4K-resolution video communications with a vehicle traveling at 30 km/h.
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DOCOMO and MediaTek Achieve World's First Successful 5G Trial Using Smartphone-Sized NOMA Chipset-Embedded Device to Increase Spectral Efficiency
Nov 03, 2017 10:47 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that in a joint trial conducted with MediaTek Inc. it has successfully developed a chipset to increase the spectral efficiency of mobile devices by up to 2.3 times compared to existing LTE technology.
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DOCOMO and SONY to Trial 5G-Enabled Hi-Tech Vehicle
Nov 03, 2017 10:30 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has agreed with SONY to conduct a joint trial involving the real-time transmission of high-definition video via a fifth-generation (5G) mobile communications system to a 4K digital signage system fitted to the outside of the New Concept Cart, an experimental high-tech vehicle developed by SONY.
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DOCOMO Conducts World's First Successful Outdoor Trial of 5G Technologies for Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications
Nov 03, 2017 10:16 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has conducted the world's first successful outdoor trial of fifth-generation (5G) mobile technologies for ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC) using a 4.5 GHz system developed in collaboration with Huawei.
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DOCOMO to Further Enhance High-Quality Mobile Access for Mt. Fuji Climbers
Jun 30, 2017 15:09 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will be offering its LTE and FOMATM mobile communications services at the summit and along the trails of Mt. Fuji, as well as free Wi-Fi in mountain huts, during the iconic mountain's 2017 climbing period.
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China Mobile Communications and NTT DOCOMO Develop World's First Multi-Vendor eSIM System for IoT
Jun 27, 2017 16:53 JST
China Mobile Communications Corporation and NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that they have jointly developed the world's first multi-vendor embedded subscriber identity module (eSIM) system within their commercial environments based on the GSMA's Remote Provisioning Architecture for Embedded UICC3.1 (GSMAv3.1) standard.
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DOCOMO to Launch Prepaid SIM Service for Foreign Visitors to Japan
Jun 26, 2017 13:52 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., will launch a new prepaid SIM service called 'Japan Welcome SIM' that will allow foreign travelers to access the Internet through the DOCOMO network during their stay in Japan, starting July 1st, 2017.
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