Docomo mobile remittance service to add China and Thailand

NTT DOCOMO, INC. has announced that it will expand its docomo Money Transfer mobile overseas remittance service to China and Thailand from December 17, bringing the total number of destination countries and regions to 42, the company said.

Remittances to 70 banks and financial institutions in China and 28 in Thailand will be possible for a flat fee of JPY 1,000 (tax free).

DOCOMO´s mobile overseas remittance service, which launched in 2011, enables Japanese subscribers to send funds with ease and convenience to children studying abroad or family working overseas. It has also been used increasingly by DOCOMO´s foreign subscribers in Japan to remit funds to family back home.

NTT DOCOMO, Japan´s mobile operator with over 77 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.