November 7, 2003

Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications



MPHPT announces results of invitation to comments concerning draft partial amendment to Regulations for the Enforcement of the Radio Law for the introduction of a testing system for power line communications facilities



The MPHPT invited comments from the public from August 29 until September 26, 2003, concerning a draft partial amendment to the Regulations for the Enforcement of the Radio Law, in preparation for the introduction of a testing system for power line communications facilities (using 2MHz to 30MHz).

As a result, 58 comments in total were received, and they are being announced along with the MPHPT's interpretation.

Among the matters on which comments were invited, an inquiry was made to the Radio Regulatory Council on September 10, 2003, concerning the partial amendment of regulations for radio equipment. The MPHPT will prepare for the introduction of this testing system, taking into consideration a report that will be received from the Council along with the comments received from the public.


For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2003/031107_2.html

For further information about this press release, please contact:

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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