NTT DOCOMO Press Release


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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DOCOMO Announces docomo AI Agent Open Partner Initiative
Jun 23, 2017 14:10 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its new docomo AI Agent Open Partner Initiative to facilitate collaborative development of all-new offerings implemented with a service-agnostic, device-agnostic speech interface based on AI Agent API.
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DOCOMO Announces "Declaration beyond" Medium-Term Strategy to 2020
Apr 27, 2017 19:18 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its new medium-term strategy for implementation through the 2020 fiscal year, effective immediately. The plan focuses on six declarations that DOCOMO will act upon to realize a more innovative business structure in the coming era of 5G.
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DOCOMO Develops World's First Spherical Drone Display
Apr 25, 2017 14:44 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., in a continuing quest to create innovative new business, has developed a spherical drone display - an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight - which DOCOMO believes to be a world first (as of April 16, 2017).
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AT&T, KDDI, KPN, NTT DOCOMO, Orange, Telefonica, Telstra, TELUS and Verizon Back Deployment of LTE-M for Internet of Things
Feb 27, 2017 18:23 JST
AT&T (US and Mexico), KPN (Netherlands), KDDI (Japan), NTT DOCOMO (Japan), Orange (29 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa), Telefonica (Europe), Telstra (Australia), TELUS (Canada) and Verizon (US) confirmed support for the global deployment of LTE-M at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
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DOCOMO Develops eSIM Platform for Consumer Devices
Feb 23, 2017 15:00 JST
The eSIM Platform will enable subscribers to connect their companion devices to the network with a simple procedure.
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DOCOMO and McDonald's to Partner in Offering Benefits to Mutual Customers
Nov 11, 2015 11:39 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. and McDonald's Japan Co., Ltd. jointly announced today a partnership to offer discounts and other benefits to more than 54 million members of DOCOMO's "d POINT CLUB" and McDonald's customers at most of its 3,000 locations nationwide.
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DOCOMO to Offer VoLTE International Roaming in South Korea
Sep 30, 2015 15:17 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will launch a Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) international roaming service in South Korea on October 7, becoming the Japan's first mobile operator to offer a VoLTE outbound roaming service.
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DOCOMO Launches Trial of Handwriting Translation Service Tegaki Hon'yaku
Sep 09, 2015 14:40 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has launched a free trial of Tegaki Hon'yaku, a translation application that allows users to write on the screen of a smartphone or tablet and have their words translated between Japanese and four other languages.
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DOCOMO and Sansan Offer Business-card Management Service via DOCOMO's Business Plus
Jul 16, 2015 11:27 JST
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.
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GE and NTT DOCOMO Sign MoU Toward Business Alliance to Provide Industrial Equipment for IoT Solutions
Jul 08, 2015 16:08 JST
GE Energy Japan Co., Ltd. (GE) and NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) have signed a memorandum of understanding today toward a business alliance to provide a new Internet of Things (IoT) solution.
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DOCOMO and TOMY Develop Interactive Conversational Toy
Jun 04, 2015 12:04 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that DOCOMO and TOMY Company, Ltd. have jointly developed OHaNAS, an interactive voice-activated toy that children and adults can engage in highly natural voice-based exchanges in Japanese.
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DOCOMO Joins FIDO Alliance Board of Directors
May 26, 2015 17:19 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that effective immediately it has become a board member with the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance, an international nonprofit organization driving the effort to standardize password-less online authentication based on public key cryptography and biometric technologies.
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DOCOMO Announces New Initiatives toward Delivery of Medium-term Targets
Apr 28, 2015 13:23 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its new initiatives toward the delivery of medium-term targets, including plans to widen its scope of business and to collaborate with new partners for value creation.

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DOCOMO Partners with Ericsson, Fujitsu and NEC for NFV Deployment
Mar 02, 2015 17:30 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that in collaboration with three world-leading ICT vendors-Ericsson, Fujitsu and NEC-it has started developing plans for a commercial deployment of network functions virtualisation (NFV) technology on DOCOMO's mobile network in Japan from March 2016, and ultimately for its entire virtualized network.
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DOCOMO Successfully Verifies VoLTE Roaming in Commercial Environment
Feb 26, 2015 16:15 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that together with KT Corporation of South Korea and Verizon Wireless of the United States it has successfully verified the feasibility of international voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) roaming between different regions of the world.
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DOCOMO to Launch LTE-Advanced with Japan-best 225Mbps Max. Downlink
Feb 25, 2015 12:30 JST
NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it will launch its LTE-Advanced next-generation mobile communication service featuring a Japan-best 225Mbps maximum data-transmission speed, aiming at March 27.
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