09:30 uur 04-09-2018

DOCOMO levert prepaid simkaarten in Tokio bij World Press 2020 Briefing

TOKIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat het Japan Welcome SIMTM cards—prepaid SIM kaarten aan Japan zal aanbieden voor buitenlandse bezoekers en aan alle pers- en mediavertegenwoordigers die de World Press Briefing van de Olympische en Paralympische Spelen Tokio 2020 bijwonen, die van 4 tot en met 7 september in Tokio zullen plaatsvinden.

Dit persbericht bevat multimedia. Bekijk de volledige versie hier: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180903005124/en/

Als Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner voor telecommunicatiediensten overweegt DOCOMO momenteel verschillende Games-gerelateerde informatiediensten aan te bieden aan buitenlandse bezoekers van Japan die tijdens de Tokyo 2020 Games gebruikmaken van prepaid simkaarten van DOCOMO.

Voorafgaand aan de Spelen zal DOCOMO Japan Welcome SIM-kaarten verstrekken aan aanwezigen op de komende World Press Briefing om feedback te krijgen over de kwaliteit en functionaliteit van de diensten, met als doel deze te verbeteren voordat deze daadwerkelijk van start gaan.

DOCOMO to Provide Prepaid SIM Cards at Tokyo 2020 World Press Briefing

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) announced today that it will offer Japan Welcome SIMTM cards—prepaid SIM cards for overseas visitors to Japan—to all press and media representatives attending the World Press Briefing1 of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, which will take place in Tokyo from September 4 to 7.

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Japan Welcome SIM image (Photo: Business Wire)

Japan Welcome SIM image (Photo: Business Wire)

As a Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner for telecommunications services, DOCOMO is currently considering the provision of various Games-related information services to overseas visitors to Japan who use DOCOMO prepaid SIM cards during the Tokyo 2020 Games.

In advance of the Games, DOCOMO will provide Japan Welcome SIM cards to attendees at the forthcoming World Press Briefing in order to obtain feedback on service quality and functionality, with the aim of improving these prior to actual launch.

In 2020, DOCOMO is considering offering the service via its free-of-charge “Plan 0” subscription, which will carry commercials but will offer overseas visitors free 4G access throughout Japan; users will be required to use their phones to check information and for various other functions during the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Going forward, DOCOMO aims to continue leveraging advanced technologies to offer a variety of network services and support to overseas visitors to Japan.


World Press Briefing (WPB) is an event that provides an opportunity for the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee to share information on progress in preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games with both international and domestic journalists and photographers.

“Japan Welcome SIM” is a trademark of NTT DOCOMO, INC.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Outline of Japan Welcome SIM

Japan Welcome SIM is a prepaid SIM service providing visitors to Japan with data access on NTT DOCOMO’s network.

1. Pricing

Plan Plan 0 Plan S Plan M Plan L
Prepaid SIM (tax incl.)





Basic charge

Free of charge if
mission completed


High speed data



High speed data allowance 100 MB + 0 MB 600 MB 1.2 GB
Service period 15 days from activation
128 Kbps data comm. Unlimited
Recharge Data rewards Recharge data allowance by viewing advertising videos, answering questionnaires, etc., as follows:

e.g. view advertising video: 10 MB + / answer questionnaire: 10 MB +/
install application: 50 MB + / viewing advertorial: 10 MB +


100 MB (¥216) / 500 MB (¥756) / 1 GB (¥1,296)

2. Service specifications


Japan Welcome SIM website

(URL: https://docomo.prepaid-sim.jp/lp/index.html)

Eligible users Foreign visitors in Japan aged 20 or above
Language (dedicated website) English / Chinese (traditional, simplified) / Korean / Japanese
SIM card pickup locations

See the following sites;
Plan S, M, L (URL: https://docomo.prepaid-sim.jp/sim/place)
Plan 0 (URL: https://docomo.prepaid-sim.jp/lp/plan0area/index.html)

SIM card type Multi-cut SIM (normal/ micro/ nano)
Service area DOCOMO’s 4G/LTE and 3G network area
Network speed High speed: download at max. 788 Mbps, upload at max. 50 Mbps1

128 Kbps comm.: download at max. 128 Kbps, upload at max. 128 Kbps

Applicable devices SIM lock-free device or other devices which meet the following criteria;

・Devices used with a SIM card under contract with a DOCOMO roaming partners in user’s own country, or certified with conformance to Japan’s technical standards

・Devices which support any of the following spectrums;

4G/LTE: Band 1 / 3 / 19 / 21 / 28

FOMATM (3G): Band I / VI / XIX

Payment method Credit card


Limited to certain areas of Japan. The above-mentioned network speed is the maximum specified in the technical standard, not the actual speed. Service is provided a best-effort basis, with actual network speed being subject to the network environment and traffic conditions. The maximum speed also varies depending on device used.

“FOMA” is trademark of NTT DOCOMO, INC.

NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s leading mobile operator with over 76 million subscriptions, is one of the world’s foremost contributors to 3G, 4G and 5G mobile network technologies. Beyond core communications services, DOCOMO is challenging new frontiers in collaboration with a growing number of entities (“+d” partners), creating exciting and convenient value-added services that change the way people live and work. Under a medium-term plan toward 2020 and beyond, DOCOMO is pioneering a leading-edge 5G network to facilitate innovative services that will amaze and inspire customers beyond their expectations. DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (9437). www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english.


For further information, please contact:
Mr. Michael Bristow or Ms. Makiko Furuta
Public Relations Department
Tel: +81-3-5156-1366
Fax: +81-3-5501-3408
Website: www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english


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