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NTT Docomo, Inc. Revised Docomo’s point program “d Point Club”

NTT Docomo, Inc.
Docomo’s point program “d Point Club” has been revised
~In addition to the daily benefits from d Point member stores, you can get even more savings with “d Payment”~
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NTT Docomo, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Docomo”) has developed a point program in order to allow more customers to enjoy shopping at great savings every day, in light of the recent expansion of the point service market and the rapidly growing trend of the code payment market. “d POINT CLUB” (hereinafter referred to as “this program”) will be revised sequentially from October 2024.
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In order to make it easier for more customers to receive daily benefits, we will review our benefits and make changes, new additions, and termination as described below.
■Revision details of “d Point Club”
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1. Change in rank up criteria (ranking up to 2 stars is easier than before) From October 3, 2024 (Thursday), the criteria for 2-star ranking will be lowered from 100 points to 50 points. Customers who currently have a 1-star rank will be able to upgrade to a 2-star rank more easily than before, and will be able to receive the benefit of a 1.5x point multiplier. For example, if you are a subscriber to “eximo” (*4) or “ahamo” (*5), you can earn 50 points or more in 3 months, which will increase your rank to 2 stars. It becomes.
2. Changes to “Point multiplier increase benefit” (*6)
From October 3, 2024 (Thursday), in the “Point Multiplier Increase Benefit” that increases the d Point award multiplier at d Point member stores depending on the rank, the multiplier for 5-star ranks will be increased from 2.5x to 2x to 4x. The multiplier for star to 3 star ranks will be revised from 2x to 1.5x.
3. New establishment of “d payment benefit” (*7)
From October 3, 2024 (Thursday), in addition to the “Always Save” at d Point member stores, you will also be able to get “Always Save” when using “d Payment” when shopping at member stores in the city. If you use d Payment, we will be introducing a new d Payment Benefit, which will increase your d Points by up to +1%. If a 5-star rank customer uses “d Payment” at an affiliated store in the city, they can earn up to 2% (*8) with the “Point Multiplier Increase Benefit” and an additional 2% by using “d Payment”* 2 d Points will be awarded for every 200 yen (tax included), and you can save up to 4% (*9). 4. New establishment of “fee allocation benefits” (*10) (*11) From October 3, 2024 (Thursday), customers who use Docomo’s mobile phones/services, “docomo Hikari” or “docomo Denki”, will be able to apply d points to their monthly usage charges. We will create a new “Fee Allocation Benefit” that will add up to 5% of the charge amount depending on the rank.
5. Termination of “Long-term use thank you benefit”
In light of recent changes in the business environment, we have been offering users of some rate plans (*12) as of the end of October 2024, the period of continuous use of Docomo line and d Point Club membership rank. Depending on your birth month, we will no longer offer the “Long-Term Usage Thank You Benefit” that increases the point return rate for “d Payment” (*13). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to customers who have previously used the “Long-Term Use Thank You Benefit”, but in the future, in addition to the “d Payment Benefit,” we will be introducing “Docomo Poi Katsu Plan,” “Bakuage Selection,” and more. Thank you for your
understanding as we are changing the program to a program that allows you to easily accumulate d points throughout the year, not just the month, and enjoy shopping at a great value.
Details of the revisions to this program and benefits will be announced separately on the d Point Club website as soon as they are decided.
Docomo will continue to aim to further enhance the “d Point Club” and d Points so that they can be used with peace of mind, fun, and at great value, in a way that fits each individual’s lifestyle. *1 For 5-star rank customers and d Point member stores with a basic d Point return rate of 1% (1 point for every 100 yen (tax included) spent).
*2 If you are a 5-star customer, set your d Payment payment method to d Card payment, and shop with d Payment at a participating store in town. With “d Payment”, you can earn 1 point for every 200 yen (tax included). Some purchases are not eligible.
*3 The return rate for “d Payment Benefits” in parentheses is based on the payment method of “d Payment”: 1. “Payment from d Card” or 2. “Payment from combined telephone bill payment”. Applies when set to “Card”. 2.0%/1.5%/1.1% is the basic return rate of “d Payment” of 0.5% (1 point for every 200 yen) and the “d Card” payment benefit of 0.5% (if you change the payment method of “d Payment” to “d The return rate is the sum of “Payment from card”) and “d payment benefit” (1 point for every 200 yen). Some purchases are not eligible.
*4 If “Minna Docomo Discount” (3 lines or more), “Docomo Hikari Set Discount/home5G Set Discount”, and “d Card Payment Discount” are applied to “eximo” (up to 1GB plan), it will be valid for 3 months. The cumulative number of points earned is 30 points, and it is not possible to rank up to 2-star rank with this contract alone. *5 To earn points, you must register your d Point Card user information. *6 The upper limit for the “Point multiplier increase benefit” is 15,000 points/month. You will also need to register your d Point Card user information. For details, please check the d POINT CLUB site “Point multiplier increase benefit” page.
https://dpoint.docomo.ne.jp/guide/about_rank/point_up/index.html *7 To apply the “d Payment Benefit”, set the payment method for “d Payment” to 1. “Payment from d Card” or 2. “Payment from combined telephone bill payment” to “d Card”. need to do it. Some purchases are not eligible.
*8 For 100 yen (tax included) at 1 point (1%) point member store *9 [Breakdown] A+B+C+D=Maximum 4% A=Basic return rate of d points 1% (1 point for 100 yen) B=“Point multiplier increase benefit” +1% C=“d payment ” basic return rate 0.5% (1 point for every 200 yen) + “d card” payment benefit 0.5% = 1% D = “d payment benefit” 1%
*10 The benefit amount for the “Charge Allocation Benefit” will be rounded down to the nearest whole number, and will be applied from the billing month after the month in which the application is applied. For example, if a 5-star customer allocates 1,000 points in month N, 1,000 points will be applied to the N+1 month bill, and an additional 50 reward points will be applied to the N+2 month bill. . If the applied amount of points exceeds the applicable charge amount, the excess amount will be carried over and applied from the next month onward (applied for a maximum of 6 months). In addition, bonus points will be additionally applied from the month after the month in which points are applied.
*11 “Fee allocation benefit” will be provided for a limited time. The end date of the benefit will be announced on the d Point Club website as soon as it is decided.
*12 The applicable rate plans and the maximum points awarded for each rate plan are as follows.
・”5G Gigaho Premier”, “5G Gigaho”, “Gigaho Premier”: 5,000 points ・”5G Gigalight”, “Gigalight”: 3,000 points
・”First Smartphone Plan” (including U15): 1,200 points For details about the “Long-term usage thank you benefits”, please check the “Long-term usage thank you benefits” page on the d Point Club site. https://dpoint.docomo.ne.jp/guide/about_rank/longtime_thanks/index.html *13 The “Long-Term Customer Thank You Benefit” currently offered is applicable to customers whose birth month is up to October 2024. *Schedule and content are subject to change.
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Points of revision
(1) Easy to rank up! Lowered 2-star rank upgrade criteria
By lowering the standard for 2-star rank up from 100 points to 50 points, both those who use Docomo lines and those who do not will be able to rank up more easily than before. Even if you are not currently using a Docomo line, you can upgrade to a 2-star rank by simply making a monthly purchase of 2,000 yen at a d Point member store where you can earn 1 point for every 100 yen (tax included). You can receive special benefits based on your rank.
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(2) In addition to the daily benefits from d Point member stores, you can get even more savings with “d Payment”
With the new establishment of “d Payment Benefits,” you can receive up to 4% (*2) back by using your d Point Card and “d Payment” at the same time. If you are a 5-star customer, you can earn 1 point for every 100 yen (tax included) when you present your d Point card at a d Point member store (*3) and make a single 5,000 yen purchase using d Payment. In this case, 100 points from “Point multiplier increase benefit”, 25 points from “basic return rate” by “d payment”, 25 points from “d card payment benefit”, 50 points from “d payment benefit”, 100 points in total, 200 points in total. (4%).
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(3) Points can be used to save more money on monthly usage charges If you use d Points to pay for monthly charges such as for DoCoMo mobile phones, we will be introducing a new “Bill Allocation Benefit” that will add up to 5% of the charge amount depending on your rank. As a result, if you are a 5-star customer and use 5,000 points to pay for mobile phone charges, etc., you will receive an additional benefit of 250 yen, which is 5% of the amount used, making it even more convenient than before. You can use d points at a discount.
*1 For d Point member stores with a basic return rate of 1% (1 point for every 100 yen (tax included) spent).
*2 [Breakdown] A+B+C+D=Maximum 4% A=Basic return rate of d points 1% (1 point for 100 yen) B=“Point multiplier increase benefit” +1% C=“d payment ” basic return rate 0.5% (1 point for every 200 yen) + “d card” payment benefit 0.5% = 1% D = “d payment benefit” 1%
*3 Applies to stores that are both d Point member stores and d Payment member stores.
*4 For 5-star rank customers and d Point member stores with a basic d Point return rate of 1% (1 point for every 100 yen (tax included) spent).
*5 If you are a 5-star customer, set your d Payment payment method to d Card payment, and shop with d Payment at a participating store in town. With “d Payment”, you can earn 1 point for every 200 yen (tax included). Some purchases are not eligible.
*6 Benefits for “Fee Allocation Benefits” will be rounded down to the nearest whole number, and will be applied to the bill the month after the month following the month in which you apply for appropriation. For example, if a 5-star customer allocates 1,000 points in month N, 1,000 points will be applied to the N+1 month bill, and an additional 50 reward points will be applied to the N+2 month bill. . If the amount of points applied for exceeds the amount of charges to be applied, the excess amount will be carried over and applied from the next month onward (applied for a maximum of 6 months). In addition, bonus points will be additionally applied from the month after the month in which points are applied. The “Charge Allocation Benefit” will be provided for a limited time only. The end date of the benefit will be announced on the d Point Club website as soon as it is decided.
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