DoCoMo to End PHS Service

NTT DoCoMo plans to terminate its Personal Handyphone System (PHS) mobile phone service during Q3 of the next fiscal year

January 31, 2006

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TOKYO -- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they aim to terminate Personal Handyphone System (PHS) mobile phone service during the third quarter (October-December) of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008. DoCoMo will announce the specific date for termination of the service after monitoring PHS usage trends of existing customers.

DoCoMo will continue to contact current PHS subscribers to remind them of the termination plan and to encourage them to switch to an alternative service, such as DoCoMo's 3G FOMA®. Details of the termination and related information will be mailed to PHS subscribers and made available at DoCoMo retail channels such as the company's affiliated stores, DoCoMo Shops.


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