May 23, 2002
Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications

BB Backbone Corporation obtains type I telecommunications business permission



MPHPT made an inquiry through the Telecommunications Council (chaired by AKIYAMA Yoshihisa) for type I telecommunications business, regarding permission of BB Backbone Corporation, and today, the Ministry received a report from the Council to the effect that the company is eligible for permission.
This is the first report from the Council after amendments of the ministerial ordinance simplifying the procedure of wholesale telecommunications services.


For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2002/020523_2.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