Docomo's group net profit rises 3.5% in April-June.TOKYO, July 27 Kyodo
NTT Docomo (NTT Mobile Communications Network, Inc., Japan) Founded in 1991, NTT DoCoMo is a spinoff of Japan's NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation) which provides wireless services, including cellular, paging, satellite and maritime and in-flight telephone services. Inc., the country's biggest mobile phone carrier, said Friday its group net profit in the April to June quarter rose 3.5 percent from a year earlier to 164.30 billion yen, thanks to increased revenues from data communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. services and gains on handset sales that offset a decline in voice revenue.
Docomo said an increase in smartphone users boosted its data communications revenue by 9 percent from a year earlier, while voice communications income shrank 15.6 percent, resulting in mobile service revenue of 827.2 billion yen, down 2.8 percent.
But handset sales jumped 31.5 percent to 148.8 billion yen. Samsung's popular Galaxy S III and six other models, mostly smartphones, were released in the period, according to Docomo.
For the full year through March 2013, NTT Docomo retained its projections for a net profit of 557 billion yen, up 20.1 percent, and operating revenue operating revenue
Revenue from any regular source. Revenue from sales is adjusted for discounts and returns when calculating operating revenue. Compare other revenue. of 4.45 trillion yen, up 5.0 percent.