Actually, NTT DoCoMo today released a press release
announcing that it has about 2 million European i-mode
customers (not quite, because they are counting a
Taiwanese carrier) Below is the announcement:
NTT DoCoMo and i-mode operators have issued a press
"i-mode contract subscribers outside Japan exceed 2
-i-mode operators in Europe realizing data ARPU of 6 -
CANNES, FRANCE, February 25, 2004---i-mode(TM) users
exceeded two million at the end of January 2004 and
grow rapidly. Services are currently available through
operators outside Japan: BASE NV./S.A (Belgium),
(France), E-Plus (Germany), Far EasTone
Telecommunications Co., Ltd.
(Taiwan), KPN Mobile (The Netherlands), Telefonica
(Spain), WIND Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. (Italy),
a market of over 60 million cellular phone users. In
COSMOTE - Mobile Telecommunications S.A., Greece's
mobile telecommunications operator, is scheduled to
services prior to the ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games.
now amassed a global subscriber base of 42 million
including Japan, making it the most popular mobile
in the world....
For more information on this release,
please visit our website:
--- Giovanni Bertani <giovanni.bertani_at_exsense.com>
> KPN Telecom today announced its one millionth
> European i-mode customer,
> the target it originally set for December 2003.
> KPN extended its reach in the market in the second
> half of 2003 with
> the introduction of i-mode for prepaid customers in
> the Netherlands,
> Germany and Belgium.
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Received on Wed Feb 25 16:22:20 2004