NTT DOCOMO to Begin Prelaunch Operation of 150 Mbps LTE Service

NTT DOCOMO to Begin Prelaunch Operation of 150 Mbps LTE Service 
Tokyo, July 26, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) -  NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized
mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it will
begin verifying its XiTM LTE service with a maximum downlink of 150 Mbps in
Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture from July 30. 
The verification will take place prior to DOCOMO's planned launch of a
150 Mbps commercial Xi LTE service, the fastestnotice1 in Japan, starting in
parts of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya this Octobernotice2. 
DOCOMO, in addition to steadily improving the quality of its LTE network for
increased reliability, continues to upgrade LTE coverage and data transmission
speeds, most recently by expanding 112.5 Mbps downlink service to more than 130
cities as of this month. 
NTT DOCOMO is a world-leading mobile operator and growing provider of
comprehensive services centered on mobility. The company serves over 60 million
customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G
network and one of the world's first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging
its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of
cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV,
intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much
more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to
eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the
Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit for more information. 
Eijun Tanaka or So Hiroki
International PR
Public Relations Department
Tel:  +81-3-5156-1366
Fax: +81-3-5501-3408
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