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September 30, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Broadcast Law in Line with the Enforcement of the Law for Partial Amendments to the Law Concerning Book-Entry Transfer of Corporate Bonds and Other Securities for the Purpose of Streamlining the Settlement of Trades of Stocks and Other Securities (Law No. 88 of 2004)
September 30, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Technical Requirements for Multimedia Broadcasting for Mobile Terminals, Etc. Disclosed
September 30, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Notice Based on Provisions of Article 6, Paragraph 1, Item (iv4) of the Law for Facilitating Specific Communications and Broadcasting Development Business
Review of designated financial institutions taking charge of interest-rate subsidies
September 30, 2008
Outline of a License Application for Broadcasting Satellite Station to Perform Entrusted Domestic Broadcasting Using Frequencies Allocated to Broadcasting Satellite Services
Measures to use satellite for terrestrial digital broadcasting in poor reception areas
September 30, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Development of provisions in response to the amendment to MIC ordinance, etc. concerning NGN interconnection rules
September 30, 2008
Proposals Invited on Systems Planned or Envisaged to Be Adopted in Multimedia Broadcasting for Mobile Terminals
September 30, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Telecommunications Numbers
Measures to make telecommunications numbers to identify terminal facilities (IMSIs) available to services other than mobile phone services
September 30, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Approval of Amount and Granting Method of Subsidy and Approval of Amount and Collecting Method of Contribution for Universal Service Fund System
September 30, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Rules Concerning Calibration of Measuring Instruments, Etc. and on the Calibration System
Review of the forms for application for calibration and forms for notification of completion of calibration
September 30, 2008
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 addition of exceptions to radio station operations and the introduction of femtocell base stations
September 26, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Technical Requirements for Advancement of Specified Radio Microphones
Results of public comment procedure on the draft report from The Low-Power Radio Systems Committee
September 26, 2008
Third Round of Proposals Invited on ICT Human Resources Training Business pertaining to FY2008 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business
September 25, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Partial Amendment to the Specification of Conformity of Radio Equipment of Foreign Radio Stations, etc. to Technical Regulations Corresponding to Technical Requirements Stipulated in Chapter III of the Radio Law
Addition of CDMA2000, etc.
September 24, 2008
MIC Television Viewer Support Centers to Open
System for providing local residents with advice on the reception of terrestrial digital broadcasts
September 19, 2008
Q&A on Termination of BS Analog Broadcasting Developed and Posted on MIC Website
September 17, 2008
Disclosure of Quarterly Data concerning Competition Review in the Telecommunications Business Field
First quarter of FY2008 (as of the end of June 2008)
September 17, 2008
Number of Broadband Service Contracts, Etc.(as of the end of June 2008)
FTTH outnumbers DSL for the first time
September 17, 2008
Draft Report from the Study Group on Telecommunications Service Charge Policy and Public Comment Invited thereon
September 16, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Law on Regulation of Transmission of Specified Electronic Mail and Draft Guidelines for Transmission, Etc. of Specified Electronic Mail
September 16, 2008
Second Round of Proposals Invited on Projects for Construction of Local Community Models through ICT Utilization (Telemedicine Model Projects, Etc.)
September 12, 2008
Promotion of Technological Study to Expedite Transmission of Earthquake Early Warning in Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting and Such
September 12, 2008
A Leap Second to Be Inserted
New Year's Day of 2009 is to be one second longer than usual
September 10, 2008
Decision to Offer Additional Subsidies in the FY2008 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business
September 9, 2008
Response to World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2008 (WTSA-08)
September 8, 2008
Global ICT Summit 2008 to Be Held
September 5, 2008
FY2007 Evaluation of Competitive Situation in the Telecommunications Business Field Finalized
September 4, 2008
Results of Solicitation for Applications to Be a Support Organization for Viewers of Terrestrial Digital Broadcasting
September 4, 2008
Directive Concerning Advertisement on Mobile Phone Service
September 3, 2008
FY2007 Revenues and Expenditures of Private Broadcasters and Cable Television Broadcasters
September 3, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Notice to Amend Part of MPT Notice for Specifying Details of Regulations for Telecommunications Numbers
September 3, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council and Results of Public Comment Procedure 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
September 3, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Consulted on Draft MIC Ordinances to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Radio Law and the Regulations for Operating Radio Stations, and Public Comment Invited Thereon
September 3, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council on Draft Partial Amendment to Related MIC Ordinances concerning Partial Amendment to Radio Law; and Results of Public Comment Procedure on Related MIC Ordinances, Etc.
Development of provisions in conjunction with the addition of exceptions to radio station operations and the introduction of femtocell base stations
September 3, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council and Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Partial Amendment to MIC Ordinances and Draft Partial Amendment to the Frequency Assignment Plan in Conjunction with the Introduction of Data Transmission Equipment for Use with Radio Stations for Maritime Mobile Service
September 3, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Partial Amendment to MIC Notice Specifying Technical Requirements for Radio Equipment of Radio Stations, Etc. to Perform CDMA Portable Radio Communication, TDM/CDM Portable Radio Communication, and TDMA/CDMA Portable Radio Communication
Increasing data transmission speed with HSPA Evolution system
September 3, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council and Results of Public Comment Procedure 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
September 3, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Tariffs for Paid Broadcasting Contracts of Mobile Broadcasting Corporation
September 3, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council concerning Blanket License for Specified Radio Stations of Reinan Cable Network Co., Ltd.
First blanket license for regional WiMax