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December 28, 2007
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Instruction to Amend Part of the Examination Standards relating to the Radio Law
Development of provisions in conjunction with the introduction of low-power repeaters for cellular telephones and PHS
December 28, 2007
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Changes in conjunction with the name change of the access line used for corporate IP telephony service
December 28, 2007
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East
Addition of access charge of 24-hour maintenance service for shared access system
December 28, 2007
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Addition of access charge payment methods in regard to redirection network usage
December 27, 2007
Measures Taken for Specified Radio Equipment Not Conforming to Technical Regulations
December 27, 2007
Public Comment Invited on Draft Interim Report from the Study Group on Broadcast Retransmission by Cable Broadcasters
December 27, 2007
Registration Accompanying the Beginning of Business Concerning Broadband Mobile Wireless Access Systems in the Telecommunications Business Law
December 26, 2007
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Instruction to Amend Part of the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Introduction of radio equipment to be installed on ships or vehicles concerning the Inmarsat BGAN system
December 26, 2007
Release of Report on Economic Trends in the ICT Industry (Q3 of 2007)
December 25, 2007
Announcement of guidelines for specifications of a "simple tuner" toward complete transition to digital terrestrial television broadcasting
December 25, 2007
Disclosure of Quarterly Data concerning Competition Review in the Telecommunications Business Field
The second quarter of FY2007 (as of the end of September 2007)
December 21, 2007
Participation in Demonstration Experiments of Next-Generation Home Network Invited
December 21, 2007
Administrative Action (Warning) against USEN Corporation
December 21, 2007
Approval of Establishment Plans based on the Guideline for Establishment of Specified Base Stations Using 2.5 GHzgigahertz Band
Providers of broadband mobile wireless access systems decided
December 21, 2007
Interim Report from Study Group on Countermeasures against Unwanted Junk Mail Released
December 21, 2007
Release and Results of Public Comment Procedure on Guideline for Operation of the Opinion Submission System in the Telecommunications Business Field
December 20, 2007
Deliberation on Technical Requirements for Mobile Communications Systems using the 2 GHzgigahertz Band TDD Method
Deliberation begins at Telecommunications Council
December 20, 2007
Written Warning Issued to NTT East concerning Leakage of Personal Information
December 20, 2007
Public Comment Invited on Draft Policy for Specifying Amount Calculation concerning the Review of the Spectrum User Fee
December 20, 2007
Public Comment Invited on Draft Safety and Reliability Standards for IP-based Networks
Public comment to be invited on the draft IP Network Facilities Committee report
December 20, 2007
Toward the Introduction of Active Low-Power Radio Systems Using 950 MHzmegahertz Band and the Advancement of Passive Tag Systems Using 950 MHzmegahertz Band
Partial report from the Telecommunications Council
December 19, 2007
Results of Final (Seventh) Meeting of ITU-T FG IPTV
December 19, 2007
AMD Award 2007
December 19, 2007
Public Comment Invited on the Draft Report from the Study Group on ASP/SaaS Information Security Measures
December 18, 2007
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Amend Part of the Regulations for Telecommunications Numbers
Mobile number portability for mobile phone users subscribing to services provided by retail telecommunications carriers
December 18, 2007
Public Comment Invited on Broadcasting System Committee Report (Technical requirements for gap-fillers as a measure for improved TV broadcasting reception)
December 18, 2007
Telecommunications Council Consulted and Public Comment Invited on the Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Telecommunications Business Law, Etc.
December 18, 2007
Number of Broadband Service Contracts, Etc.(as of the end of September 2007)
FTTH contracts reached 10 million for the first time
December 17, 2007
Study Group on Enforcement of the Law Concerning Electronic Signatures and Certification Services Convened
December 14, 2007
Slogan Invited to Promote Safe/Secure Use of Info-Communications in FY2008
December 14, 2007
Results of Public Comment Procedure on the Draft Report from the Low-Power Radio Systems Committee
Technical requirements for active low-power radio systems using 950 MHzmegahertz band and technical requirements concerning the advancement of passive tag systems using 950 MHzmegahertz band
December 13, 2007
Outline of Draft Amendment to FY 2008 Tax Reform(Relating to Telecom)
December 12, 2007
Radio Regulatory Council Report on Revocation of Attestation of Establishment Plan for Specified Base Stations Using 2 GHzgigahertz Band
December 12, 2007
Radio Regulatory Council was Consulted and has Reported on the Draft Partial Amendment to Plan for Available Frequencies Allocated to Broadcasting
December 12, 2007
Radio Regulatory Council Report and Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Ordinance to Amend Part of the Rules for Regulating Radio Equipment
Introduction of radio equipment to be installed on ships or vehicles concerning the Inmarsat BGAN system
December 12, 2007
Tabling of Formal Objection to Type Designation Disposition on Broadband Power Line Carrier Communication Equipment
December 12, 2007
Tabling of Formal Objection to Type Designation Disposition on Broadband Power Line Carrier Communication Equipment
December 12, 2007
Broadcasters Requested to Act Responsibly during Installation of Broadcasting Facilities on New Tower
December 11, 2007
Final Report from Study Group on Future Images of Universal Service Fund System Released
December 10, 2007
Mobile Phone Operators Requested to Promote Introduction of Services to Block Young People with Mobile Phones and PHS from Accessing Harmful Sites (Filtering Service)
December 7, 2007
Status of Numbers of Subscribers to Telecommunications Services
(As of the end of September 2007)
December 6, 2007
Final Report from the Study Group on a Comprehensive Legal System for Communications and Broadcasting
December 6, 2007
Guidelines on License Applications for Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting to Improve TV Broadcasting Reception Released
Toward smooth installation of radio community equipment (gap fillers) in mountain areas
December 5, 2007
Current Status of Research and Development on Technologies for Contributing to Prevention of the Occurrence of Disturbances upon Transmission and Reception of Electronic Mails Caused by Specified Electronic Mails, etc., and Introduction Status of Such Technologies by Telecommunications Carriers Providing Electronic Mail Communications Services
December 4, 2007
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Instruction to Amend Part of the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Introduction of radio stations using the fixed regional band
December 3, 2007
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Notice to Partially Amend the Frequency Assignment Plan
Amendment in conjunction with reallocation of the frequency band used for fixed radio communications for broadcasting business (3,456-3,600 MHzmegahertzmegahertz band) and securing of frequencies for the fourth-generation mobile communication systems