NTT Docomo Slashes 3G Capex

NTT Docomo continues to struggle with its 3G FOMA network, one of the most hyped service launches of 2002 (second only to Hutchison 3G). The carrier plans to cut 3G network spending by 11 percent this year and focus on making the current service more appealing to users. But one of the limitations of FOMA is the limited coverage, so while better handsets and content deals will help, Docomo is taking a risk by slowing down network build out.

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