NTT DOCOMO and Apple have come together to make an announcement that both the iPad Air as well as iPad mini with Retina display will be made available on the DOCOMO network starting from this Tuesday, June 10. The iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will deliver the power and capability of the A7 chip, in addition to advanced graphics on a Retina display, as well as high-speed LTE performance in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Kaoru Kato, President and CEO of NTT DOCOMO, INC., is pleased as punch with this new development as he shared, “With the addition of iPad alongside iPhone, we now offer the complete lineup of Japan’s most popular mobile devices on the nation’s most reliable LTE network. We know our customers will enjoy using iPad Air and iPad mini, and anticipate that new customers will look to experience these amazing devices on our high-quality network with our new billing plan.”
Apple CEO Tim Cook also weighed in with his two cents concerning the two iPad models’ releases in one of the world’s most technologically advanced countries, “We are extremely happy for iPad to join iPhone on NTT DOCOMO’s network. The results on iPhone have been tremendous, and we look forward to delivering iPad to NTT DOCOMO customers.”
Do expect DOCOMO’s iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display to deliver connectivity to the ultra-fast Xi LTE communications service thanks to a new billing plan which allows data quota sharing among family members and corporate users. [Press Release]