DoCoMo users hit 60 million and that’s almost half Japans population

Though its growth has slowed significantly in recent years, DoCoMo managed to get more than 60 million Japanese to sign up for contracts as of last Sunday.Thats nearly half Japans population of 127 million.

The figure includes subscribers to DoCoMos LTE, 3G, and 2G mobile services.DoCoMos high growth period in the late 1990s saw it increasing by 10 million users in only 18 months. But recent years have proven more challenging for the phone giant.

It took more than six years to expand from 50 million subscribers to 60 million, reflecting market saturation. Total mobile subscribers in Japan number some 122 million.

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