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June 30, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Fourth Interim Report from Telecommunications Council, Optimal Utilization of Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting and Roles of Administration toward Penetration Thereof (on Inquiry No. 8 of 2004)
June 30, 2008
Improvement of Spectrum User Fee Fund Expenditure at Regional Bureaus of Telecommunications, Etc.
June 30, 2008
Actual Results of Closed-Captioned Broadcasting in FY2007
June 30, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I1 Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Suspension of function concerning ATM leased line
June 30, 2008
Municipal Roadmap for Terrestrial Digital TV Broadcasting Released
Reviewed in conjunction with the revision to the roadmap for relay stations
June 30, 2008
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I1 Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT West
Addition of the time designation procedure for the connection of fiber-optic subscriber local loops
June 30, 2008
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I1 Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Extension of hours of registration work charges for Members Net service
June 30, 2008
List of Digital Broadcasting Relay Stations and Corresponding Analog Broadcasting Relay Stations Released
June 30, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I1 Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT West
Addition of a Function to the Local Number Portability Application System
June 30, 2008
Authorization of Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I1 Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Expansion of target of circuit adjustment and other works concerning optical fiber facilities
June 30, 2008
Standard Charge Index for Specified Telecommunications Services of NTT East and NTT West Determined and Notified
June 30, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Amendments to Basic Broadcasting Plan and Plan for the Available Frequencies Allocated to Broadcasting
Measures to use satellite for terrestrial digital broadcasting in poor reception areas
June 27, 2008
Interim Report from the Telecommunications Council on Promotion of Digital Content Trading and Legal System for Enhancing Competitiveness of Content
June 27, 2008
Optimal Utilization of Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting and Roles of Administration toward Penetration Thereof
Fifth interim report from the Telecommunications Council
June 27, 2008
ICT R&D and Standardization Strategy to Enhance Japan's International Competitiveness
Report from the Telecommunications Council
June 27, 2008
Notification from Sky Perfect Communications on Its Business of Administrating Paid Broadcasting
June 27, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft FY2007 Evaluation of Competitive Situation in the Telecommunications Business Field
June 24, 2008
Draft Amendments to the Regulations for Enforcement of the Telecommunications Business Law, Etc.
Report from the Telecommunications Council
June 24, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East (Addition of a Function to the Information Disclosure System on Estimated Delivery Dates for Fiber-optic Subscriber Local Loop)
Report from the Telecommunications Council
June 24, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Report from Broadcasting System Committee(Technical Requirements for the Advancement of Satellite Digital Broadcasting)
June 24, 2008
Authorization of Amended Changes to the 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)
Report from the Telecommunications Council
June 24, 2008
Report from Telecommunications Council on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Telecommunications Facilities for Telecommunications Business
June 24, 2008
Assessment of Current ICT Usage and the Usage Environment
June 24, 2008
Report from the Strategic Council on Bridging the Digital Divide Compiled
June 24, 2008
Strategy for Bridging the Digital Divide Developed
June 23, 2008
Proposals Invited on Extended Special Ubiquitous Zones
June 23, 2008
CROSS FM Succession to Licenses for VHF Broadcasting Stations
June 20, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft ICT Productivity Improvement Strategy
June 18, 2008
Results of 14th ASTAP Forum and 2nd WTSA Preparatory Meeting
June 18, 2008
Results of OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy
June 18, 2008
Study Group on Possible Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields
June 17, 2008
Disclosure of Quarterly Data concerning Competition Review in the Telecommunications Business Field
Fourth quarter of FY2007 (as of the end of March 2008)
June 17, 2008
Number of Broadband Service Contracts, Etc.
(as of the end of March 2008)
June 17, 2008
Transmission Path Equipment for Fixed Terminals Installed as of FY 2007 End
NTT East and NTT West share of subscriber circuits
June 17, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Report from Study Group on Internet's Smooth Transition to IPv6 and Release of Finalized Report
June 16, 2008
Licenses and Preliminary Permits for Regional WiMAX Radio Stations
June 16, 2008
Results of Public Comment Re-Invitation Procedure on Amended Draft Changes to the Interconnection Tariffs Concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Applications to amend revision of changes to interconnection charges for subscriber optical fiber networks for FY2008 and onward
June 13, 2008
Candidates to Be Entrusted with Projects for Construction of Local Community Models through ICT Utilization and Local Information Platform Promotion Projects Decided
June 13, 2008
OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy
June 13, 2008
MVNO Support Section Established
June 13, 2008
Results of Public Comment Re-invitation Procedure on Draft Amendments to Regulations for Enforcement of the Telecommunications Business Law, Etc.
June 13, 2008
SoftBank Mobile Reported on Its Preventive Measures, Etc. in Response to Administrative Guidance
June 13, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Comprehensive Legal System for Communications and Broadcasting (Interim Report on Issues)
June 13, 2008
Decision to Offer Subsidies in the FY2008 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business
June 13, 2008
Results of Second Questionnaire Survey for FY2007 Telecommunications Service Monitors Summarized
June 13, 2008
Use of Standard Certification Systems for Telecommunications Equipment in FY2007
June 12, 2008
Technical Requirements for Convenient AIS and Radio Equipment for Emergency Communication of Small Ships
Partial report from the Telecommunications Council
June 11, 2008
Evaluation Results of FY2007 Survey on Actual Radio Spectrum Usage
Report from Radio Regulatory Council
June 11, 2008
Tabling of Formal Objection to Type Designation Disposition on Broadband Power Line Carrier Communication Equipment
June 11, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Results from Verification of Reports of Measures Related to Review, etc. on the Collocation Rules
June 10, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Notice to Amend Part of MPT Notice for Specifying Details of Regulations for Telecommunications Numbers
June 10, 2008
Study Group on Telecommunications Service Charge Policy to Be Convened
June 10, 2008
Introduction of Gap-Fillers for Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting Became Easier
Licensing procedures are simplified to install gap-fillers in remote mountainous areas, etc.
June 10, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Instruction to Amend Part of the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Introduction of radio stations of broadband mobile wireless access systems
June 10, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Evaluation of FY2007 Survey on Actual Radio Spectrum Usage
June 10, 2008
Participants for FY2008 Telework Trial/Experience Project Invited (First Invitation)
Why not experience the merits of telework?
June 9, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Technical Requirements for Mobile Communications Systems Using the 2 GHzgigahertz Band TDD Method
Public comment invited on the draft report from Committee on Measures for Efficient Use of Frequencies for Cellular Telephones and the Like
June 9, 2008
Award-Winning Slogans to Promote Safe/Secure Use of Info-Communications in FY2008 Decided
June 6, 2008
Results of Public Proposal Invitation for R&D on ICT Technologies in FY2008
June 3, 2008
ICT International Competitiveness Indicators Developed
June 2, 2008
Commendations at 2008 Radio Day and Info-Communications Promotion Month Central Memorial Ceremony