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- Today, Tokyo Tomorrow, the World! Rohwer, Jim // Fortune;9/18/2000, Vol. 142 Issue 6, p140
Focuses on the wireless Web service company, NTT DoCoMo, in Japan. Success of the cellular company; Potential of the i-mode phones; Obstacles that DoCoMo faces with its lack of international experience; Details of revenues, profits, and share price.
- NTT DoCoMo to recall 100,000 i-mode terminals. // RCR Wireless News;2/19/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p63
Reports that Japan's leading telecommunications carrier, NTT DoCoMo, will recall more than 100,000 cellular terminals that may have some defects in software.
- America's bad call. Stross, Randall E. // U.S. News & World Report;09/04/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 9, p47
Reports on the failure of the United States to remain competitive in the international cellular telephone-based Internet industry. Ubiquity of Web phone technology in Japan; Wireless telecommunication services offered by Japan's NTT DoCoMo; Political aspects of America's stunted growth in the...
- Messaging Promises Sizeable Growth. Mendez-Wilson, Deborah // Wireless Week;12/17/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 50, p38
Predicts the growth of messaging service in the wireless communication service industry. Information on the i-mode service of NTT DoCoMo in Japan; Messaging service of Microsoft Corp.; Estimate on the size of the messaging marketing by 2005.
- DoCoMo on track for Oct. 3G launch. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;7/30/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p3
Reports on the status of the scheduled launching of the third-generation (3G) network in Japan by the NTT DoCoMoCo company. Evaluation of the company's 3G trial launch conducted in May 2001; Promotions made by the company to introduce its 3G technology to the public; Speculation on the...
- DoCoMo delays 3G launch to fall. Meyer, Dan // RCR Wireless News;4/30/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p1
Deals with the announcement of NTT DoCoMo, a wireless operator in Japan, to delay the introduction of its three generation network from May 2001 to October 2001. Introductory services that the company plans to launch; Reaction of the industry; Status of the plans of operators in the United...
- I-MODE ANTICIPATION GRABS MOBILE INTERNET SPOTLIGHT. Luna, Lynnette // Telephony;3/25/2002, Vol. 242 Issue 12, p10
Reports that anticipation for the launching of the wireless data service called i-mode by AT&T Wireless has captured the attention of the cellular telephone services industry. Stock owned by NTT DoCoMo, a Japanese i-mode service provider, in At&T Wireless; Success of the i-mode service of NTT...
- Lifestyle aspirations. Wieland, Ken // Telecommunications - International Edition;Feb2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p10
The article reports that Masao Nakamura, president and CEO of NTT DoCoMo, believes the application of mobile phones should be expanded to create a lifestyle infrastructure. An example of this concept is the company's Osaifu Keitai service or i-mode FeliCa. FeliCa-compatible phones are able to...
- 802.11b: competition or complementary? Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR Wireless News;3/18/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p20
Reports on the competition of wireless carriers in the 802.11b standard. Plans of Verizon Wireless Inc. for the technology; Complementary tie between fixed and mobile wireless networks demonstrated by MobileStar Network Corp.; Service offered by NTT DoCoMo.