NTT DOCOMO, Inc. provides mobile telecommunication services through its long term evolution (LTE) and W-CDMA networks in Japan. The company has approximately 66,595 thousand subscribers. Together with its 173 subsidiaries and 31 affiliates, the company conducts business as the NTT DOCOMO group. NTT DOCOMO, Inc. is a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation. Segments As of March 31, 2015, the company operated in three segments: Telecommunications Business, Smart Life Business, and Other businesses. The Telecommunications Business includes those from mobile phone services (LTE (Xi) services and FOMA services), optical-fiber broadband service, satellite mobile communications services, international services and equipment sales related to these services. The Smart Life Business includes video and music distribution, electronic books and other services offered through DOCOMO’s ‘dmarket’ portal, as well as finance/payment services, shopping services and various other services to support its customers’ daily lives. The Other businesses primarily includes ‘Mobile Device Protection Service,’ as well as the development, sale and maintenance of IT systems. Products The company purchases products from vendors and then sells them to mainly its sales agency who sells these products to its subscribers. As of March 31, 2015, the company introduced 17 smartphone models, 9 tablet models, 8 feature phone models and 3 data communication device models, and sold approximately 23,751 thousand units. Smartphones/Tablets: The company’s 2014 summer collection smartphones are equipped with various DOCOMO-specific features including voice calls using Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology and an emergency power-saving mode. The Android smartphones in its 2014-2015 winter/spring collection are all equipped with ‘VoLTE’ compatibility. All handset models carry ‘high-resolution audio’ featuring sound quality exceeding music CDs. In addition, the company expanded the lineup of devices to meet the diverse needs of customers, including commencement of sales of the latest model of popular iPhone and iPad in 2014. Data Communications Devices The company offers a range of data communication devices for selection, depending on usage, including mobile Wi-Fi routers, USB data cards, and the like. The company introduced a USB data card as a part of its 2014 summer collection and also introduced two mobile Wi-Fi routers, as a part of its 2014-2015 winter/spring collection, that have built-in LTE Advanced capability, a technology that supports download speeds of up to 225 Mbps. In addition, its communication modules can be used in various situations in everyday life and business situations, such as for managing taxi and bus operations, monitoring and controlling power and gas facility devices, distributing contents to information posting systems, managing inventory for vending machines, and managing payment with mobile devices. Other Communications Devices The company offers a range of communications devices to make customers’ lives more secure. In 2014, the company launched a transmitter able to send the user’s heart rate to a smartphone by linking with a wearable training data measurement device utilizing a new material called ‘hitoe’. In addition, in 2015, the company released the ‘Docotch,’ a wearable device in the form of a wristwatch, enabling the condition of children and their surroundings to be checked. The company also has released special devices for pets, etc. Services The company provides voice services through ‘VoLTE’ and introduced the ‘docomo Hikari’ optical-fiber broadband service. The company’s ‘dmarket’ portal offers content, and collaboration and alliances with external partners to provide new services in various sectors. Telecommunications Services Mobile Phone Services The company offers voice, data, and other value-added services through its LTE (Xi) and FOMA services. In addition, other main services among mobile phone services include international services such as international calling service and international roaming service; public wireless LAN service ‘docomo Wi-Fi’; service
ntt docomo inc-spon adr (DCM:Singapore)
Sanno Park Tower
11-1, Nagata-cho 2-chome
Phone: 81 3 5156 1111
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