NTT Docomo Hits 10M LTE Subs
TOKYO -- NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that subscribers to Xi™ (pronounced “crossy”), the company’s extra-high-speed LTE mobile service offering a maximum downlink of 100 Mbps, surpassed ten million on February 18. Subscriptions to Xi have been growing rapidly since its launch as one of the world’s first commercial LTE services on December 24, 2010. Subscribers reached one million in December 2011 and then quickly topped five million in August 2012. DOCOMO supports its LTE customers with a wide variety of advanced devices, including 32 smartphones, six tablets and seven data terminals so far. NTT Docomo Inc.