Overseas i-mode customers top two million

25 Feb 2004

The number of i-mode customers in Europe and Taiwan surpassed two million at the end of January 2004, according to the system’s proprietor NTT DoCoMo. i-mode is currently offered by seven operators outside DoCoMo’s domestic Japanese market – KPN Mobile (Netherlands), Bouygues (France), E-Plus (Germany), FarEastone (Taiwan), Telefónica Moviles (Spain), Wind (Italy) and BASE (Belgium) – with an eighth, Greek cellco Cosmote, due to launch the service in time for the Olympic Games in Athens later this year.