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TMCNet:  NTT DOCOMO to Begin Prelaunch Operation of 150 Mbps LTE Service

[July 26, 2013]

NTT DOCOMO to Begin Prelaunch Operation of 150 Mbps LTE Service

Tokyo, Jul 26, 2013 (JCN Newswire via COMTEX) -- 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.

About NTT DOCOMO <BR /><BR />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.

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