NTT DoCoMo Inc. said Wednesday that it might sell its 16 percent stake in AT&T Wireless following an agreement by Cingular Wireless LLC to purchase the No. 3 mobile carrier in the United States.

Cingular said Tuesday it will acquire AT&T Wireless for $41 billion, or $15 per share. NTT DoCoMo’s 16 percent stake is worth about $6.5 billion (about 690 billion yen).

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