3 Hong Kong introduces exclusive Japanese translator app

3 Hong Kong has exclusively introduced NTT DOCOMO’s popular Japanese Translator app in Hong Kong, the mobile service provider announced recently. 3 Hong Kong is the mobile telecommunications division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited. According to the service provider, ‘this amazing travel aid enables users to communicate with ease in Japanese, even if they do not know the language.

http://mis-asia.com/resource/mobile-and-wireless/3-hong-kong-introduces-exclusive-japanese-translator-app/

Tata Docomo to turn CP into a WiFi Hotspot

Tata Docomo is soon going to turn all of Connaught Place in Delhi into a WiFi Hotspot. With promised seamless coverage of the entire 4km area, including inner and outer circles, visitors (and more importantly, tourists) in the area will be able to enjoy instant access to information on any smart device they own. In the next few years, we should see a large number of public Wi-Fi hotspots coming up in the country.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/tata-docomo-to-turn-cp-into-a-wifi-hotspot/articleshow/36539881.cms

Docomo’s new gadget separates the SIM card from your mobile device, but why?

NTT Docomo, Japan’s largest wireless carrier by subscriber base, will show off a prototype of what the company is calling the world’s first SIM-based authentication device tomorrow at Mobile Asia Expo 2014 in Shanghai. Tech in Asia was given a preview demonstration of the new gadget, named Portable SIM, at Docomo’s corporate headquarters in Tokyo. The company hopes that it will someday be downsized and incorporated into a wearable gadget with multiple functions beyond just SIM activation.

http://www.techinasia.com/docomos-gadget-separates-sim-card-mobile-device/

After boosting sales with iPhone, Japan’s NTT Docomo to offer iPad

Japan’s NTT Docomo, the country’s largest wireless carrier by subscriber base, will begin offering Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display from June 10. Amid pressure from rivals who embraced Apple devices much earlier than Docomo, the company hopes to boost subscribers – while Apple stands to widen its commanding share of the Japanese market.

http://www.techinasia.com/boosting-sales-iphone-japans-ntt-docomo-offer-ipad/

Nintendo and Docomo join forces to offer 3DS tethering in Japan

Starting tomorrow, Nintendo will offer a 3DS tethering app for select Android-powered smartphones and tablets on Japan’s Docomo wireless network. The  exclusive app, called Kantan (Easy) Tethering, will be available through the Google Play store and Docomo’s bundled dmenu app. At launch, it will only be compatible with Samsung’s Galaxy S5 smartphone – which also happens to be debuting in the Japanese market tomorrow.

http://www.techinasia.com/nintendo-docomo-join-forces-offer-3ds-tethering-japan/

NEC and NTT DOCOMO to conduct 5G trials

TOKYO, JAPAN: NEC Corporation has reached an agreement with NTT DOCOMO, INC. to jointly conduct trials aimed at the practical use of technologies for a 5th-generation mobile communication standard (5G). 5G is a new mobile communication standard representing an advancement in the current 3.9G/4G (LTE/LTE-Advanced) standards currently adopted around the world. 5G is the subject of international research efforts seeking to achieve communications speeds of 10Gbps or greater, enabling higher-definition video transmission and a range of additional benefits.

http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/214414/nec-ntt-docomo-conduct-trials-5g

Japan mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo exiting India business

TOKYO: Japan’s biggest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo said Friday it would abandon a once-hopeful Indian telecoms business, becoming the latest major firm to run into trouble in the huge market.  The Tokyo-based company said it would move to unload its 26.5% stake in money-losing Tata Teleservices (TTSL) as it also announced that its annual net profit turned down. 

http://www.thestar.com.my/Tech/Tech-News/2014/05/02/Japan-mobile-carrier-NTT-DoCoMo-exiting-India-business/