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Docomo Launches M2M Platform

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TOKYO -- NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that it will become Japan’s first mobile operator to offer a global enterprise platform for the communication lines of wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) systems beginning December 6. The platform will manage communication lines via not only in DOCOMO’s mobile network, including through international roaming, but also those of operators outside of Japan.

The new service, “docomo M2M Platform,” will connect M2M communication lines in over 200 countries with a unified Web interface, which corporate customers will combine with M2M solutions for purposes such as the worldwide management of vehicle or construction machinery fleets.

The new offering utilizes the M2M platform of Jasper Wireless, Inc., a U.S.-based company with a proven track record of providing M2M infrastructure to telecommunications carriers worldwide.

NTT DoCoMo Inc. (NYSE: DCM)

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