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March 31, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East
A new device combination added to the connection with optical line terminal (GE-PON) for optical fiber transmission service
March 31, 2008
Support Organization for FY2008 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business, Etc. Decided
March 31, 2008
Request to NTT East and NTT West on Accounting Procedures
March 31, 2008
Proposals Invited on Special Ubiquitous Zone Projects
March 31, 2008
FY2008 Business Operation Plans of NTT, Etc. Approved
March 31, 2008
Primary Report Compiled by the Strategic Council on Bridging the Digital Divide
March 31, 2008
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT West
Addition of the Gigabit media converter
March 31, 2008
Support for Mobile Computing Promotion Consortium Based on Operation Guidelines for MIC Support for Mobile Phone Service Salespersons Test
March 31, 2008
Tentative List of Channels for Terrestrial Digital TV Broadcasting Disclosed
March 31, 2008
Partial Amendment to Guidelines for Promotion of Competition in the Telecommunications Business Field
March 31, 2008
Roadmap to Construct Relay Stations for Terrestrial Digital TV Broadcasting Revised
Development schedule of all relay stations determined
March 28, 2008
Release of Report on Economic Trends in the ICT Industry (Q4 of 2007)
March 28, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Notice to Amend Part of MPT Notice for Specifying Details of Regulations for Telecommunications Numbers
March 27, 2008
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West (Revision of FY2008 Interconnection Charges Based on the Long-Run Incremental Cost (LRIC) Method, Etc.)
Report from the Telecommunications Council
March 27, 2008
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West (Revision of FY2007 and FY2008 Interconnection Charges Based on Actual Cost Method and Other Charges)
Report from the Telecommunications Council
March 27, 2008
China-Japan-Korea Joint Testbed Experiments for NGN Standardization Commenced
Cooperation in NGN standardization
March 27, 2008
Sharable Public Applications Proposed
March 27, 2008
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West (Revision of the Interconnection Charges for Subscriber Optical Fiber Networks for FY2008 and Onward)
Report from the Telecommunications Council
March 27, 2008
Draft Report on Next-Generation Network Interconnection Rules
Report from the Telecommunications Council
March 26, 2008
Deliberation on Technical Requirements for Advancement of Meteorological Radiosondes
Deliberation begins at Telecommunications Council
March 26, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Notice to Partially Amend MIC Notice Specifying Simple Operations that Do Not Require Licensed Radio Operator
March 26, 2008
Deliberation on Technical Requirements for Advancement of Specified Radio Microphones
Deliberation begins at Telecommunications Council
March 26, 2008
Kyoto Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change
March 25, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Revision of FY2008 interconnection charges based on the Long-Run Incremental Cost (LRIC) method, etc.
March 25, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Report from IP Network Facilities Committee
March 24, 2008
57th Central Emergency Communication Council General Meeting to Be Held
March 21 2008
International Conference on Beyond 3G Mobile Communications (ICB3G-2008) to Be Held
March 21 2008
37th Meeting of APEC TEL to Be Held
March 21, 2008
Request for Prefectures and Such to Conduct Educational Activities to Spread Filtering on Children's Mobile Phones, Etc.
March 19, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Guidelines for Interpretation of Due Reasons in the Consultation Procedures and Arbitration Concerning the Agreement on Broadcast Retransmission by Cable Broadcasters
March 19, 2008
Report from the Study Group on Broadcast Retransmission by Cable Broadcasters Finalized
March 18, 2008
Report on the Comparison of Japan's ICT Infrastructure with International Infrastructures
March 18, 2008
Number of Broadband Service Contracts, Etc.(as of the end of December 2007)
March 18, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Report from Study Group on ICT Policy for Addressing Global Warming
March 18, 2008
Panel of Telecommunication Service Users to Be Convened
March 17, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Notice to Partially Amend the Info-Communications Network Safety and Reliability Standards, Etc.
March 17, 2008
Initiative Supporting Development of Guidelines for Appropriate Operation of Bandwidth Control and Survey Results on Bandwidth Control
March 17, 2008
Additional Ubiquitous Zones Decided
March 17, 2008
APPLIC Forum 2008 to Be Held
March 16, 2008
Response against Interference to Aeronautical HF Frequencies
March 14, 2008
Proposals Invited for Hometown Mobile Projects
March 14, 2008
Panel on Telemedicine Promotion Measures to Be Convened
March 14, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Handling Policy for the Utilization of Femtocell Base Stations in relation to the Radio Law, the Telecommunications Business Law and Relevant Ordinances
March 14, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Technical Requirements for Convenient AIS and Radio Equipment for Emergency Communication of Small Ships
Public comment invited on draft report from Maritime Radio Communications Committee
March 13, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Revised Draft Guidelines concerning Applications of the Telecommunications Business Law and the Radio Law pertaining to MVNO
March 13, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Report from Study Group on Enforcement of the Law Concerning Electronic Signatures and Certification Services
March 13, 2008
Results of 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
March 12, 2008
Authorization of Changes to NHK's Reception Contract
March 12, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Criteria for Exemption from Payment of NHK's Viewing Fee
March 12, 2008
Authorization of Criteria for Business Specified in Article 9 Paragraph (2) Item (ii2) of the Broadcast Law
March 12, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Report on Establishment of Standards for Entitlement to Freedom of Expression Concerning Broadcasting Stations and Ordinance Defining Exceptions to the Standards for Entitlement to Freedom of Expression Concerning Broadcasting Stations on the Approved Broadcast Holdings Company's Subsidiaries, Etc.; and Results of Public Comment Procedure on Development of Related MIC Ordinances Concerning Enforcement of the Law to Amend Part of Broadcast Law, Etc.
March 12, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure 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
March 12, 2008
Request to NHK on Conducting International Broadcasting, Etc. in FY 2008
Bolstering the provision of information to overseas
March 12, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinances to Partially Amend Regulations for Enforcement of the Radio Law, Rules for Regulating Radio Equipment, Ordinance concerning Technical Regulations Conformity Certification, Etc. of Specified Radio Equipment, and Such
Development of the provisions in conjunction with the abolishment of systems for premises radio stations using the 19 GHzgigahertz band and radio stations for subscriber radio access communication using the 1,900 MHzmegahertz band
March 12, 2008
Authorization of Changes to NHK's Articles of Corporation
March 12, 2008
Tabling of Formal Objection to Type Designation Disposition on Broadband Power Line Carrier Communication Equipment
March 12, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Report and Result of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Related MIC Ordinances to Amend Performance Standards for Ship Radars and to Obligate Installation of Radio Equipment on High-Speed Survival Craft
March 12, 2008
Draft Partial Amendment to Related MIC Ordinances concerning Partial Amendment to Radio Law and Telecommunications Business Law
Report from Radio Regulatory Council and results of public comment procedure
March 12, 2008
Report from the Radio Regulatory Council and Results of Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Notice to Partially Amend the Frequency Assignment Plan, Etc.
Expansion of the frequency band for the amateur service using the 3.8 MHzmegahertz band, etc.
March 12, 2008
Results of Public Comment Invited on Partial Change of Frequency Assignment Plan, Etc.
For Internet access service provision on Shinkansen
March 12, 2008
Results of Proposal Invited on Competition Review in the Telecommunications Business Field 2007 (Strategic Evaluation of "Analysis on Inter-Carrier Transactions' Impacts on Competition")
March 11, 2008
13th AMD Award/Digital Content of the Year 2007
Prime Minister Award Decided
March 11, 2008
Results of Public Comment Re-Invitation on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Revision of FY2007 and FY2008 interconnection charges based on actual cost method and other charges
March 11, 2008
Results of Public Comment Re-Invitation 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
March 7, 2008
Manual for Business Plan Preparation and Venture Management Developed Together with Key Points in Operating Courses to Support Business Plan Preparation and Supporting Ventures
March 6, 2008
Draft Report on Next-Generation Network Interconnection Rules
Result of public comment invited on draft report
March 6, 2008
Enhanced Approach to IPTV Global Standardization Activities
Establishment of IPTV Special Committee in the Telecommunications Council
March 4, 2008
Applications to Be a Support Organization for FY2008 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business Invited
March 3, 2008
Public Comment Invited on FY2008 Basic R&D Plan for Expansion of Radio Frequency Resources
March 3, 2008
Registration of Cool.revo as Broadcaster on Telecommunications Services