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NTT Docomo slashes monthly fees for mobile data tariff plan subscribers

Monday 21 December 2020 | 08:57 CET | News
Japanese operator NTT Docomo has announced it will cut the monthly charges for its large data usage plans by up to JPY 1,000 (approximately USD 9.6) from April. The decision follows pressure from the government to cut mobile phone fees, local newspaper The Mainichi reports. Market competitors SoftBank and KDDI's 'au' brand are also expected to soon announce data tariff reductions.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: au / KDDI / NTT / NTT DoCoMo / Softbank
Countries: Japan
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