Press Release-Telecom
November 2, 2010
Information and Communications Administration and Postal System Administration Council
Telecommunications Business Section Meeting

 Results of Appeal for Opinions on Approval of Universal Service System Subsidy Amounts and Methods of Issuance, and Shared Expense Amounts and Collection Methods


 From September 28 to October 28, 2010, the Information and Communications Administration and Postal System Administration Council sought opinions on the approval of subsidy amounts and methods of issuance based on regulations in article 109, item 1 of the Telecommunications Business Law (Act No. 86 of 1984 Law; hereinafter, “the Law”) as well as the approval of shared expense amounts and collection methods based on regulations in article 110, item 2 of the same law.
 The inquiry commission will now carry out study and deliberation based on the opinions received, and subsequently a report will be submitted to the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications.


1. Background

 On September 28, 2010, the Information and Communications Administration and Postal System Administration Council received from the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications an inquiry concerning approval of subsidy amounts and methods of issuance based on regulations in article 109, item 1 of the Law as well as approval of shared expense amounts and collection methods based on regulations in article 110, item 2. Opinions on these approvals were sought from September 28 to October 28, 2010.

2. Submitted opinions

 Details of opinions and their proponents can be found in the enclosed document.
 Opinions submitted in the repeat appeal will be published in the “Reports and documents” area of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) website as well as in the “Public comments” section of the e-Gov coordinated electronic government website. Opinions can also be inspected at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) Information and Communications Bureau, General Affairs Division (11th Floor, Central Gov't. Building No. 2).

3. Schedule

 A report will be submitted to the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications after study and deliberation have been carried out based on the opinions received.


Related reports and documents

・Appeal for Opinions on Approval of Universal Service System Subsidy Amounts and Methods of Issuance, and Shared Expense Amounts and Collection Methods (September 28, 2010)




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