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NTT Docomo (Japan)

NTT Docomo, a subsidiary of government-owned telco NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone), is the dominant mobile operator in Japan. Its Hikari TV service launched in March 2013, and dTV (was BeeTV) launched way back in 2009.   Operations and figures: NTT Docomo has changed the way it reports results and no longer breaks out subscriber figures for its Hikari TV and dTV services. However, on last count Hikari TV, which is jointly provided with other cable TV operators, had 3.4 million subscribers around early 2018. dTV subs are bundled together in its Smart Life segment, but figures from last year put it at 4.6 million subs and falling. Both services are available as OTT options. NTT ended March 2019 with…

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