DOCOMO PACIFIC makes significant investment to improve mobile connectivity in the Marianas
Tamuning, Guam (February 09, 2023) – DOCOMO PACIFIC, the regional leader in innovation, telecommunications, & entertainment, completes multi-million dollar mobile network investment, enhancing the overall customer experience.
DOCOMO PACIFIC customers throughout the islands can experience faster mobile speeds, improved reliability, and greater coverage thanks to numerous network upgrades recently completed. This project fortifies 4G LTE connectivity which carries the majority of the mobile traffic on Guam and the CNMI.
"While we are focused on technology leadership and expanding our high speed 5G network, we continue to enhance our extensive 4G LTE network. The majority of mobile phone users have 4G LTE enabled phones and continue to connect using 4G LTE. These upgrades significantly improve the connection speeds, allowing us to maintain an excellent mobile experience while providing for the growing demands from data-heavy applications. The DOCOMO PACIFIC network uses multiple technologies aimed at providing you with a reliable network. We have an exciting roll-out of network services planned this year and fortifying the backbone of mobile connectivity within the Marianas was an essential step."
For the past 20 years, DOCOMO PACIFIC has consistently delivered the latest in mobile network technology in the Marianas. DOCOMO PACIFIC has continued to act on its pledge to advance its mobile network for a better customer experience. Here are some notable network milestones:
- Guam's first telecommunications service provider to introduce the fastest 3G Network.
- Attained the Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) OneScore award for ranking the most reliable mobile network on the island using independent testing.
- DOCOMO PACIFIC completed the construction of the 183-mile ATISA submarine fiber optic cable system connecting Guam to the CNMI. ATISA was the first new undersea cable in nearly twenty years connecting Guam and the CNMI. ATISA made it possible for the people of the CNMI to experience the same world-class products and services already available to customers in Guam. DOCOMO PACIFIC invested over $16 million for the cable and an additional $9 million to modernize and expand the CNMI fixed and mobile networks to include 4G LTE.
- In 2019, DOCOMO PACIFIC was the first telecommunications service provider to launch fixed 5G in the Marianas with Mobile 5G launched in 2020.
From how you conduct business to how you stream, download and upload videos, DOCOMO PACIFIC keeps its promise to be at the forefront of changing how our customers live, work, and play. To learn more about our network updates, visit our website at www.docomopacific.com/about-us/network.
About DOCOMO PACIFIC
DOCOMO PACIFIC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s leading mobile operator. Headquartered in Tamuning, Guam, DOCOMO PACIFIC is the largest provider of personal, residential, enterprise connectivity and entertainment services in Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. We are the 6-time winner of Best of The Pacific. DOCOMO PACIFIC is dedicated to bringing you and your family closer to the things that matter most. Get to know more about what makes us “Better Together” at www.docomopacific.com.