NTT Docomo to launch 5G streaming service in March

Business / Corporate Jan 23, 2020

NTT Docomo to launch 5G streaming service in March

Mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc. said Wednesday it will launch in March a video-streaming service based on fifth-generation, or 5G, high-speed wireless technology. The service will deliver high-definition video of concerts, theatrical performances and sporting events to smartphone users. The launch of the service comes ...

Techie gifts for creative kids

Digital | ON: TECH Dec 16, 2019

Techie gifts for creative kids

by Chiho Komoriya

It's the festive season and whether you take Christmas day off or not in Japan, kids will still be excited about Santa. This month introduces a few next-generation techy toys that are great for children but will probably be fun for the parents, too.

Techie home comforts

Digital | ON: TECH Feb 18, 2017

Techie home comforts

by Chiho Komoriya

A polite talking ted You may remember Paro, the therapeutic seal robot that has been successful enough to be used by therapists to help dementia patients with stress. Well now NTT DoCoMo has now collaborated with toy firm Iwaya, electronics maker Vitec and communication doll ...

More Sports / Rugby Jan 15, 2017

NTT Docomo wins promotion to Top League

NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes were promoted to the Japan Rugby Top League on Sunday following a 30-14 win over Mitsubishi Sagamihara Dynaboars at Hanazono Rugby Ground. The victory sees the Top West champions clinch Top Challenge 1 and win an automatic spot in the top ...

Government leans on mobile carriers to simplify pricing

Business Oct 20, 2015

Government leans on mobile carriers to simplify pricing

The government has said the pricing schemes used in mobile phone services lack transparency and fairness, with bills taking up a rising share of household budgets. Customers need more control over components of the plans, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters Monday. His comments echoed ...