• Kyodo


NTT Docomo Inc. said Monday it will lower its new 20-gigabyte monthly mobile plan to ¥2,700 ($25), offering the price cut amid intensifying competition in Japan’s telecom industry spurred by government pressure.

The price, the cheapest among similar plans offered by the three major Japanese wireless carriers, compares with NTT Docomo’s initial plan of ¥2,980 announced in December for the new service, which will be launched this month.

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