November 1, 2002

Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications

MPHPT invites comments on draft amendment to the public notice of the frequencies for radio stations whose license application period shall be announced and on the draft public notice related to server-type broadcasting and 2.6GHz band satellite digital audio broadcasting.



The MPHPT has prepared draft amendment to the public notice of the frequencies for radio stations whose license application period shall be announced, which is for the introduction of 2.6GHz band satellite digital audio broadcasting. The MPHPT also has prepared the draft public notice in tandem with amendment to the draft ministerial ordinance for the satellite broadcasting and server-type broadcasting. This public notice was consulted to the Radio Regulatory Council (chaired by Prof. TSUJII Shigeo, Chuo University) on October 16. Comments on these draft public notices are invited until December 2.

   For details refer to the Japanese web site
   http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2002/021101_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
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