NTT DOCOMO "Xi" LTE Subscribers Top 5 Million
Aug 20, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
NTT DOCOMO, INC. , Japan's leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that subscribers to Xi(TM) (pronounced "crossy"), the company's extra-high-speed LTE mobile service offering a maximum downlink of 75 Mbps, surpassed five million on August 19.
Xi reached five million subscribers less than one month after surpassing the four million mark on July 22. The pace accelerated from this summer after DOCOMO introduced a lineup of a Xi-compatible smartphones that offer more variety to meet customer needs.
Going forward, DOCOMO will continue to deliver enhanced customer satisfaction with its Xi smartphones, as well as compatible mobile Wi-Fi ® routers and other devices, and services such as Xi Talk 24(TM) for free, unlimited voice calls between Xi subscribers.
Rapid Growth of DOCOMO's Xi LTE Service
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is a world-leading integrated-services company centered on mobility. The company serves over 60 million mobile 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 www.nttdocomo.com for more information.
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