May 16, 2002
Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications

Telecommunications numbers designated for J-Phone Co., Ltd.
-- 0046 Designated --



The MPHPT today designated telecommunications numbers for J-PHONE Co., Ltd. in order to distinguish its telecommunications circuit facilities as those of a Type Telecommunications Carrier.

1. Applicant
J-PHONE Co., Ltd.
Darryl E. Green, President

2. Application Contents
The company intends to start international telephone services as a Type I Telecommunications Carrier from June 2002, using a provider specific access number, and has applied for the telecommunications number needed for this service.

3. Designated Telecommunications Number
0046 for basic access to international communications

For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2002/020516_1.html

Please refer questions concerning this press release to:

International Policy Division, International Affairs Department
Telecommunications Bureau
Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications
Tel: (03) 5253-5920 Fax: (03) 5253-5924
feedback_e-telecom@soumu.go.jp