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| 2010s || {{w|NTT Docomo}} introduces one of the earliest commercial LTE services.<ref name="Overviewdd"/> Tata Docomo becomes the first private sector telecom company to launch {{w|3G}} services in India.
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| 2019 onward || {{w|NTT Docomo}} begins rolling out 5G service in Japan.
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== Visual data ==
 
The image shows NTT Docomo daily stock close price from March 4, 2002 to February 19 2020.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DOCOMO |url=https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/DCMYY/history?p=DCMYY |website=finance.yahoo.com |accessdate=20 February 2020}}</ref>
[[File:NTT Docomo daily stock close price.png|thumb|center|800px]]
=== Wikipedia Views ===
The image below shows pageviews for NTT Docomo in {{w|English Wikipedia}} and {{w|Japanese Wikipedia}} across devices since July 2015.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT Docomo |url=https://wikipediaviews.org/displayviewsformultiplemonths.php?page=NTT+Docomo&allmonths=allmonths-api&languages[0]=en&languages[1]=ja&drilldown=human |website=wikipediaviews.org |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>The increase in December 2018 is due to the Wikipedia page name being changed to "NTT Docomo".[[File:NTT Docomo Wikipedia Views2.png|thumb|center|500px]]
=== Google Trends ===
| 2000 || Late year || {{w|Cellular network}} || Userbase || There are 50 million Personal Digital Cellular (PDC) subscribers in Japan.<ref name="The Six Immutable"/>
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| 2000 || || {{w|Cellular network}} || {{w|License}} || The {{w|Japanese government}} awards {{w|3G}} licenses to {{w|NTT Docomo}}, {{w|KDDI}} and {{w|J-Phone}} at no charge. This allows NTT Docomo to free up its cash stock for overseas investment.<ref name="i-mode Wireless"/>
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| 2001 || || || Recognition || {{w|NTT Docomo}} acquires ISO14001 accreditation<ref name="docomo-sys.co.jp"/>, the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system.<ref>{{cite web |title=WHAT IS ISO 14001:2015 – ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS? |url=https://asq.org/quality-resources/iso-14001 |website=asq.org |accessdate=16 October 2019}}</ref>
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| 2002 || || || Administration || {{w|NTT Docomo}} establishes its Operation Systems HQ, System Development Division and Service Operations Division.<ref name="docomo-sys.co.jp"/>
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| 2002 || February 19 || {{w|Mobile web}} || International expansion || {{w|NTT Docomo}} announces agreement licensing German company {{w|E-Plus}} Mobilfunk GmbH & Co. KG to use its patents and technology for {{w|i-mode}} in Germany.<ref>{{cite web |title=DoCoMo signs i-mode deal with German firm |url=https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2002/02/19/business/docomo-signs-i-mode-deal-with-german-firm/#.XjyCq2j0mUk |website=japantimes.co.jp |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2002 || March || Financial || [[w:Listing (finance)|Stock exchange listing]] || {{w|NTT Docomo}} is listed on [[w:London stock exchange|London]] (delisted on March 2014) and {{w|New York stock exchange}}s.<ref name="History"/>
| 2002 || June 1 || {{w|Cellular network}} || Service launch || {{w|NTT Docomo}} launches its i-shot service, allowing subscribers to transmit still images taken with compatible mobile phones having built-in cameras to virtually any device capable of receiving {{w|e-mail}}.<ref name="dd"/>
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| 2001 2002 || June 20 || {{w|Mobile web}} || International expansion || {{w|NTT Docomo}} and {{w|KG Telecom}} launch an {{w|i-mode}} service in {{w|Taiwan}}.<ref>{{cite web |title=i-mode ready for Taiwan launch |url=https://www.cbronline.com/uncategorised/i_mode_ready_for_taiwan_launch/ |website=cbronline.com |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>|-| 2002 || October 14 || {{w|Mobile web}} || Userbase || Subscriptions for {{w|i-mode}} in Japan reaches 35 million.<ref name="sds"/>|-| 2002 || October 15 || {{w|Mobile web}} || International expansion || Belgian telecom service provider [[w:Base (mobile telephony provider)|Base]] launches {{w|i-mode}} service in {{w|Belgium}}.<ref>{{cite web |title=Base launches i-mode service in Belgium |url=http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20021015PR203.html |website=digitimes.com |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>|-| 2002 || November 15 || {{w|Mobile web}} || International expansion || {{w|Bouygues Telecom}} launches the {{w|i-mode}} service in {{w|France}}.<ref>{{cite web |title=I-mode ready to launch in France |url=https://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240048289/I-mode-ready-to-launch-in-France |website=computerweekly.com |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2003 || January 14 || Device || Userbase || {{w|NTT Docomo}} i-shot handsets (camera phone) sales exceed 5 million.<ref name="dd">{{cite web |title=DoCoMo Camera Phone Sales Exceed 5 Million |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2003/000928.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=12 November 2019}}</ref>
| 2003 || January 18 || Device || Mobile phone launch || {{w|NTT Docomo}} introduces the F2051 3G handset, which features extended stand-by and the ability to e-mail video clips taken with its own camera.<ref>{{cite web |title=DoCoMo's New FOMA F2051 Handset Goes on Sale Jan. 18 |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2003/000929.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2003 || March 6 || {{w|Cellular network}} || Service launch || {{w|NTT Docomo}} announces plans to unveil an always-on internet access service, dubbed "@FreeD™FreeD", for use with compatible {{w|Personal Handy-phone System}} (PHS) terminals.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DoCoMo to Launch Flat-Rate Internet Access Service for PHS |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2003/000937.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=19 January 2020}}</ref>
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| 2003 || March 11 || Device || Product launch || {{w|NTT Docomo}} announces the introduction of the P2102V, the company's first {{w|3G}} videophone handset capable of video clip e-mailing and extended stand-by time, and the first {{w|Freedom of Mobile Multimedia Access}} model to accept memory cards.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DoCoMo to Introduce New FOMA Videophone Model |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2003/000940.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=19 January 2020}}</ref>
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| 2004 || April 28 || {{w|Cellular network}} || Service launch || {{w|NTT Docomo}} announces launch an international roaming-in service to enable mobile subscribers of Docomo's 21 international partners in 19 countries and territories to use the company's {{w|3G}} [[W:Freedom of Mobile Multimedia Access|FOMA]] network while in Japan.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DoCoMo to Launch 3G Roaming-In Service for Visitors to Japan |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2004/001169.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=19 January 2020}}</ref>
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| 2004 || June 3 || {{w|Mobile web}} || International expansion || {{w|NTT Docomo}} announes launch of {{w|i-mode}} service in {{w|Greece}} via mobile network operator {{w|Cosmote}}.<ref>{{cite web |title=COSMOTE Mobile Telecommunications S.A. to Launch i-mode Service in Greece |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2004/001180.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2004 || June 10 || {{w|Mobile web}} || Userbase || {{w|NTT Docomo}} and {{w|Telstra}} announce launch of {{w|i-mode}} in {{w|Australia}}.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DoCoMo and Telstra Commence Strategic Partnership for i-mode in Australia |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2004/001181.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2004 || End of June || {{w|Mobile web}} || Userbase || {{w|i-mode}} users outside {{w|Japan}} ({{w|Belgium}}, {{w|France}}, {{w|Germany}}, {{w|Taiwan}}, {{w|Netherlands}}, {{w|Spain}}, {{w|Italy}}, and {{w|Greece}}) exceed 3 million.<ref>{{cite web |title=i-mode users outside Japan exceed 3 million |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2004/001190.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2004 || || {{w|Cellular network}} || Administration || {{w|NTT Docomo}} establishes a Mobile Network Division.<ref name="docomo-sys.co.jp"/>
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| 2004 || || {{w|Digital security}} || Administration || {{w|NTT Docomo}} establishes a Security Services Division.<ref name="docomo-sys.co.jp"/>|-| 2004 || November 8 || {{w|Mobile web}} || International expansion || {{w|NTT Docomo}} and {{w|Cellcom}} launch of {{w|i-mode}} in {{w|Israel}}.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DoCoMo and Cellcom Israel Commence Strategic Partnership for i-mode in Israel |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2004/001216.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>|-| 2004 || November 17 || Device || Mobile phone launch || {{w|NTT Docomo}} introduces the 901i series of {{w|3G}} FOMA handsets, featuring greatly enhanced audio.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DoCoMo to Launch 901i Series of 3G FOMA Handsets |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2004/001220.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2004 || December || Device || Mobile phone launch || {{w|NTT Docomo}} launches the F901iC {{w|3G}} {{w|FOMA}} handset, the latest model in the 901i series.<ref>{{cite web |title=NTT DoCoMo to Launch F901iC 3G FOMA Handset |url=https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2004/001233.html |website=nttdocomo.co.jp |accessdate=12 November 2019}}</ref>
| 2008 || January 24 || {{w|Mobile web}} || {{w|Partnership}} || {{w|NTT Docomo}} announces a partnership with {{w|Google}}, which allows all models after the {{w|FOMA}}904i models to view {{w|YouTube}} videos.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://plusd.itmedia.co.jp/mobile/articles/0801/24/news066.html |title=ドコモとGoogleが提携──各種サービスのiモード対応などを推進 |accessdate=2008-01-26 |publisher=ITMedia+D モバイル |language=Japanese}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=http://plusd.itmedia.co.jp/mobile/articles/0801/24/news104.html |title=YouTube、ドコモの904i/905iシリーズに対応 |accessdate=2008-01-26 |publisher=ITMedia+D モバイル |language=Japanese}}</ref>
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| 2008 || February || || {{w|Joint venture}} || NTT Investment Partners, Inc. (NTT-IP) is estqablished established as a corporate venture capital firm by [[w:Nippon Telegraph and Telephone|Nippon Telegraph]] and Telephone Corporation (NTT). The firm focuses on funding advanced/disruptive technologies, services and business models around the world and looks to leverage NTT Group companies’ business operations, technologies and vast network to its portfolio companies.<ref>{{cite web |title=Gengo Closes a New Round of Funding with Intel Capital, Atomico, Iris Capital, Infocomm Investments, NTT-IP Fund and STC Ventures |url=https://gengo.com/news/gengo-closes-funding-intel/ |website=gengo.com |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |title=NTT Investment Partners Fund LP |url=https://www.bloomberg.com/profile/company/NTTIFZ:JP |website=bloomberg.com |accessdate=6 February 2020}}</ref>
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| 2008 || March || Device || Userbase || {{w|NTT Docomo}} reaches more than 53 million customers, which is more than half of Japan's cellular market.<ref name="Historyh"/>
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