DoCoMo counting on R&D to stay ahead

Business May 25, 2013

DoCoMo counting on R&D to stay ahead

by Kazuaki Nagata

NTT DoCoMo Inc., despite being Japan's biggest mobile phone carrier, has been struggling against tough smartphone competition from KDDI Corp. and Softbank Corp., which is leading in that area. But one edge that the cellphone behemoth — it has more than 60 million subscribers — ...

Line app lined up for DoCoMo smartphones

Business / Corporate May 16, 2013

Line app lined up for DoCoMo smartphones

by Kazuaki Nagata

NTT DoCoMo said Wednesday it will team up with the popular social network provider Line to offer a special app for DoCoMo users, aiming to deepen its relationship with the operator of the growing communication tool. "Line's growth has been incredible. . . . We'd ...