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July 31 2008
Results of April 2008 Basic Survey on the Communications Industry
July 31 2008
Interim Report from the Panel on Telemedicine Promotion Measures
July 31 2008
Basic Policy on Authorization for Program-Supplying Broadcasting Services Pertaining to BS Digital Broadcasting Newly Starting in 2011 and Onward
July 30 2008
Release of Report from Working Group on Anomaly in the Communications Mission Equipment of the ETS-VIII8 "KIKU No. 8"
July 29 2008
ICT International Competitiveness Enhancement Program ver. 2.0 Released
July 29 2008
For Introduction of New Mobile Communication Systems Using the 2 GHz Band TDD Method
Partial report from Telecommunications Council
July 29 2008
For Speeding-Up Domestic Mobile Satellite Communications Systems Using S-Band
Telecommunications Council consulted on technical requirements
July 29 2008
For the Introduction of Ku-Band Helicopter-Satellite Communications System
Telecommunications Council consulted on the technical requirements
July 29 2008
Public Comment Invited on Multimedia Broadcasting Systems for Mobile Terminals
July 29 2008
Technical Requirements for the Advancement of Satellite Digital Broadcasting
Partial report from the Telecommunications Council
July 29 2008
Study of Technical Requirements for Multimedia Broadcasting Services for Mobile Terminals
Study began at the Telecommunications Council
July 28 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Technical Requirements for Mobile Communications Systems Using the 2GHzgigahertz Band TDD Method, Etc.
July 28 2008
Public Comment Invited on the Draft Technical Requirements for Advancement of Specified Radio Microphones(Public Comment Invited on Draft Report from Low-Power Radio Systems Committee)
July 25 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Comprehensive Legal System for Communications and Broadcasting(Interim Report on Issues)
July 25 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Notice to Partially Amend the Frequency Assignment Plan
Towards effective use of frequencies for 1.5 GHzgigahertz band digital MCA land mobile communications
July 24 2008
Public Comment Invited on Application of the Competition Safeguard System (FY2008)
July 24 2008
General Procedure for Promoting Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting
July 22 2008
Meeting of the Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting National Movement Headquarters to Be Held
July 18 2008
Survey Results on State of Mobile Content Industry Structure
Mobile business market grew to 1,146.4 billion yen in 2007, up by 217.9 billion yen (23%) from 2006
July 17, 2008
Anti-Bot Project Presentation for ISP to Be Held
July 16, 2008
Results of Public Comment Invited on Draft Results from Verification of Reports of Measures Related to Review, etc. on the Collocation Rules and Re-Invitation of Public Comment
July 15, 2008
Report from Panel on Multimedia Broadcasting Services for Mobile Terminals Finalized
July 15, 2008
Directive Issued to NTT East and NTT West concerning Advertisement on VoIP Communications Network Service
July 11, 2008
Publication of 2008 Information and Communications in Japan White Paper
July 11, 2008
Publication of the 2008 White Paper "Information and Communications in Japan"
July 9, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Partial Amendment to Related MIC Ordinances concerning Partial Amendment to Radio Law
Development of provisions in conjunction with the addition of exceptions to radio station operations and the introduction of femtocell base stations
July 9, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Report and Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend Regulations for Enforcement of the Radio Law, Etc.
Development of provisions in conjunction with introduction of digitized convenience radio stations and a registration system for such radio stations; introduction of animal detection and reporting systems; introduction of radio control systems using 2.4 GHzgigahertz band for model airplanes; and extension of transitional measures for UWB wireless systems
July 9, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Consulted on Draft Partial Amendment to MIC Ordinance in Conjunction with the Introduction of Data Transmission Equipment for Use with Radio Stations for Maritime Mobile Service and Draft Partial Amendment to the Frequency Assignment Plan, and Public Comment Invited Thereon
July 9, 2008
Tabling of Formal Objection to Type Designation Disposition on Broadband Power Line Carrier Communication Equipment
July 7, 2008
Partial Revision to Guideline for Application of the Competition Safeguard System
July 7, 2008
Solicitation for Applications to Be a Support Organization for Viewers of Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting
July 3, 2008
Establishment of Website for Revitalizing Local Communities with ICT
July 3, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Final Report from Study Group on Countermeasures against Unwanted Junk Mail
July 3, 2008
Final "x ICT Vision" Report from Panel on ICT Growth
July 3, 2008
An Entity to Conduct Special Ubiquitous Zone Project Decided
July 3, 2008
Report from Study Group on Next-Generation Information Security Policies
July 2, 2008
ITU Rapporteur's Group Meeting on Telecommunications for E-Health
July 2, 2008
Current Status of Content Production and Distribution in Japan Released
With a market scale of 11.4 trillion yen in 2006, Japan's content market is staying on the upward trend due to the penetration of network delivery
July 1, 2008
Second Round of Proposals Invited on ICT Human Resources Training Business pertaining to FY2008 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business
July 1, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Promotion of Digital Content Trading and Legal System for Enhancing Competitiveness of Content
July 1, 2008
Multi-One-Segment Broadcasting Service Provided at G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit International Media Center
July 1, 2008
Registration of Telecommunications Business Concerning 2.5 GHzgigahertz Band Broadband Mobile Wireless Access System
Registration of UQ Communications' telecommunications business
July 1, 2008
State of Japan's Communications in Terms of Traffic
State of telecommunications services usage in FY2006