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January 31, 2008
Safety and Reliability Standards for IP-based Networks
Partial report from the Telecommunications Council
January 31, 2008
Technical Requirements for Gap-Fillers as a Measure for Improved TV Broadcasting Reception from such as Digital Interference
Partial report from the Telecommunications Council
January 31, 2008
2008 EU-Japan Cooperation Forum on ICT Research to Be Convened
January 30, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Report from IP Network Facilities Committee
January 30, 2008
Study Group on Promotion of Regulation for Production and Trade of Broadcast Content to Be Held
January 30, 2008
Report from the Study Group on ASP/SaaS Information Security Measures Compiled and Result of Public Comment Procedure
January 29, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Instruction to Amend Part of the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Development of examination standards for radio stations using the fixed regional band, and acceptance of license applications
January 29, 2008
Draft MIC Ordinance to Amend Part of Rules for Interconnection Charges, Etc.
Report from the Telecommunications Council
January 29, 2008
Draft Report on Next-Generation Network Interconnection Rules
Public comment invited on draft report
January 29, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Partial Amendment to Plan for the Available Frequencies Allocated to Broadcasting
January 28, 2008
Report from Telecommunications Council on Arbitration Applications from 11 Cable TV Broadcasters in Chugoku Region pertaining to Agreement on Retransmission
January 28, 2008
Hearing to Be Held on Technical Requirements for Mobile Communications Systems using the 2 GHzgigahertz Band TDD Method
January 25, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Instruction to Amend Part of the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Clarification of the scope of supervision by the radio operator in full charge
January 25, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Partial Change of Frequency Assignment Plan, Etc.
For Internet access service provision on Shinkansen trains
January 25, 2008
Result and Re-Invitation of Public Comment on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Telecommunications Business Law, Etc.
January 25, 2008
"Information Security Day" Events to Be Held
January 25, 2008
Establishment of Special Ubiquitous Zones
January 24, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Partial Amendment of Notice Specifying Technical Requirements for Radio Equipment for Advanced Aviation Surveillance Systems
Development of the provisions in conjunction with the introduction of radio equipment concerning ADS-B
January 24, 2008
Panel on Internet Policy to Be Convened
January 23, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Policy for Specifying Amount Calculation concerning the Review of the Spectrum User Fee
January 23, 2008
Study Group on the Communications Platform to Meet
January 23, 2008
Results of Public Comment Invited on Draft Results of Verification (FY2007) Based on Competition Safeguard System
January 22, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Operation Guidelines for MIC Support for Mobile Phone Service Salespersons Test
January 21, 2008
Telecommunications Service Monitors for FY2008 to Be Recruited
January 21, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Low-Power Radio Systems Committee Report
Technical requirements concerning measures for the utilization and advancement of COAM mobile communications using low power
January 18, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Notice Specifying Devices Shared between Two or More Radio Stations of One Person
Development of provisions for improved reliability of earth stations
January 18, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Development of Related MIC Ordinances Concerning Enforcement of the Law to Amend Part of Broadcast Law, Etc.
January 18, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Partial Amendment to the Notice Concerning Radio Equipment to be Announced Separately by the Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications pursuant to Article 14-2, Paragraph (1), Item (ii2) of the Rules for Regulating Radio Equipment
Development of provisions in conjunction with the introduction of low-power repeaters for cellular telephones and PHS
January 18, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Cabinet Order to Partially Amend the Cabinet Order for Fees Relating to the Radio Law
January 17, 2008
Outline of USEN Corporation Report on Its Preventive Measures in response to Administrative Action Disclosed
January 17, 2008
Mobile Business Revitalization Plan Evaluation Conference
January 16, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council concerning Blanket Licenses for Specified Radio Stations of KDDI and Okinawa Cellular
Blanket licenses for low-power repeaters for cellular telephones
January 16, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council concerning Blanket License for Specified Radio Stations of Softbank Mobile Corp.
Blanket license for low-power repeaters for cellular telephones
January 16, 2008
Draft Partial Amendment to Related MIC Ordinances concerning Partial amendment to Radio Law and the Telecommunications Business Law
January 16, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Radio Law and Draft Partial Amendment to Basic Broadcasting Plan and Plan for the Available Frequency Allocated to Broadcasting
January 16, 2008
Development of Technical Requirements concerning Broadcasting Business Systems
Radio Regulatory Council report and results of public comment procedure on a draft MIC ordinance to amend part of the Rules for Regulating Radio Equipment, etc.
January 16, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Instruction to Amend Part of the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Development of provisions on radio stations for broadcasting business systems
January 16, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Consulted and Public Comment Invited on Draft Related MIC Ordinances to Amend Performance Standards for Ship Radars and to Obligate Installation of Radio Equipment on High-Speed Survival Crafts
January 16, 2008
Inquiry to the Radio Regulatory Council on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Broadcast Law, Etc.
January 16, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Report and Results of Public Comment Procedure 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 MHzmegahertz band) and securing of frequencies for the fourth-generation mobile communication systems
January 16, 2008
Result of Proposals Invited on Guidelines concerning Applications of the Telecommunications Business Law and the Radio Law pertaining to MVNO
January 15, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East
Addition of a function to the local number portability application system
January 15, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation
Revision of FY2007 and FY2008 interconnection charges based on actual cost methods and other charges
January 15, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East
Addition of the time designation procedure for the connection of fiber-optic subscriber local loops
January 15, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Revision of interconnection charges for subscriber optical fiber networks for FY2008 and onward
January 15, 2008
Second Public Comment Invited on Applications for Authorization of Business Activities Using Facilities, Technologies or Staff of NTT East and NTT West
Cross-prefectural service provision and pricing of FLET'S services using next-generation networks, etc.
January 11, 2008
Decision to Offer Additional Subsidies in the FY2007 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business
January 9, 2008
Release of Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Amend Part of Rules for Interconnection Charges, Etc.
January 7, 2008
Fourth Round of Proposals Invited on ICT Human Resources Training Business pertaining to FY2007 "Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business"