November 12, 2003

Ministry of Public Management,
Home Affairs,
Posts and Telecommunications



MPHPT receives report from Radio Regulatory Council concerning blanket license for specified radio stations attached to NTT West



The MPHPT today submitted an inquiry to the Radio Regulatory Council (Chaired by Prof. YASUDA Yasuhiko, Waseda University) concerning the application from NTT West for a blanket license for specified radio stations for 26 GHz fixed wireless access systems, and received a report stating that granting the license was appropriate.

These radio stations are due to start operations on November 30, 2003. The blanket license will be granted after the completion of the necessary formalities at the Kinki Bureau of Telecommunications.


For details refer to the Japanese web site
http://www.soumu.go.jp/s-news/2003/031112_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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