November 10, 2003

Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications



MPHPT to host 5th International Forum on Advanced Satellite Communications in the Asia-Pacific Region



The MPHPT, in cooperation with the Communications Research Laboratory and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, is researching and developing ultra-high speed satellite communications technology that will enable communications that are the equal of optical fiber networks in high speed and large capacity, through the use of satellite communications technology that is little affected by terrestrial natural conditions. As part of these efforts, the MPHPT will host the 5th International Forum on Advanced Satellite Communications in the Asia-Pacific Region on November 17 and 18.


For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2003/031110_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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