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FOMA (Freedom of Mobile Multimedia Access)

Freedom of Mobile Multimedia Access (FOMA) was the name given to NTT DoCoMo's cellular service. This 3G service, first launched in Japan, was only the second cell phone network that was established in the world. At the time of its establishment, it was also the most popularly used network and remained that way for some time after its founding. The network came with various standard protocols, including phone menus, chargers, and multiband support.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About FOMA (Freedom of Mobile Multimedia Access)

Any small business that operates in Japan has likely used the FOMA network before, even if they have not realized that they have done so. The network remains active to date, having been upgraded multiple times. Its success is also largely responsible for encouraging others to adapt cell phone use in the country.

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