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NTT DoCoMo: i-mode Wireless Internet Services

Published: 03 September 2003

ID: G0096594

Analyst(s): Nahoko Mitsuyama

Summary

Launched in 1999, NTT DoCoMo's i-mode service is a success in Japan, with subscribers numbering more than 38.65 million. Consequently, many operators have looked to it as a wireless Internet role model.

Table Of Contents
  • Company Overview
  • Technology
  • Products and Services
    • E-Mail
    • Entertainment Services
    • Transaction Services
    • Gourmet/Lifestyle Info
    • Information Services
    • Services for FOMA
  • i-mode Business Model and Strategy
    • Unbundled i-mode Access Provision
    • Global Initiatives
  • Challenges and Competitors
  • Strengths and Limitations
    • NTT DoCoMo Strengths
    • NTT DoCoMo Limitations
  • Insight

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