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October 31, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Amendments to the Regulations for Procedure for Obtaining a Radio Station License and Relevant Notices
Development of provisions in relation to the introduction of LRIT devices
October 31, 2008
Results of World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2008 (WTSA-08)
October 31, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Technical Measures for Advancement of IMT-2000
Public comment invited on the draft report from the Committee on Measures for Efficient Use of Frequencies for Cellular Telephones and the Like
October 31, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs Concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West; and Reissuing of Invitation for Public Comment Thereon
Development of provisions to respond to amendments to MIC ordinances and others related to NGN interconnection rules
October 30, 2008
MIC grants renewed licenses to broadcasting stations
October 29, 2008
Report from Study Group on the Use of Telecommunications Number 115 for Accepting Applications for Correspondence Delivery Services
October 29, 2008
Study Group on Ecological Issues in the ICT Field to be Convened
October 28, 2008
Ideals for Universal Service Fund System
Public comment invited on draft report
October 28, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Telecommunications Business Law and the Rules for Telecommunications Business Accounting
October 27, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Telecommunications Business Law
Addition of provisions on notification of self-confirmation of telecommunications facilities for telecommunications business to prevent the transmission of telecommunications numbers that differ from those assigned to respective users of IP telephony using telecommunications numbers having a 050 prefix and such
October 27, 2008
Study Group on Advancement of ITS Radio Systems to Be Held
October 24, 2008
Final Report from the Study Group on Telecommunications Service Charge Policy Compiled
October 24, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Report from the Study Group on the Communications Platform
October 24, 2008
E-Mail Addresses Sent Out by Mistake
October 24, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Partial Amendments to the Regulations for Procedure for Obtaining a Radio Station License, MIC Notices Relevant to the Radio Law, and the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Introduction of data transmission equipment for use with radio stations for maritime mobile service
October 24, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East
Changes of charge amounts concerning the Local Number Portability Application System
October 21, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Guidelines for Application of the Radio Law, the Telecommunications Business Law and Relevant Ordinances to the Utilization of Femtocell Base Stations
October 21, 2008
Panel on ICT Vision to Be Held
October 20, 2008
Presentation to Be Held for Mobile Phone Terminal Lenders concerning Revision of the Act for Prevention of Improper Use of Mobile Phones
October 17, 2008
Public Comment Invited on MIC's Opinion on NHK's Application for Authorization of Its Standards for the Service Specified in Article 2, Paragraph (2) Item (ii2) of Broadcast Law
Start of NHK on Demand service
October 17, 2008
Results of Survey of Prospective Entrants Concerning BS Digital Broadcasting Newly Starting in 2011 and Onward
October 17, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on Secure and Safe Internet Use Environment for the Youth
October 16, 2008
An Event Marking 1,000 Days to the Termination of Terrestrial Analog TV Broadcasting to Be Held
October 16, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Amendment to MIC Notice Specifying Type of Emission and Frequencies to Be Used for Aeronautical Mobile Service
Addition of a frequency to be used at Tokyo Heliport for flight service
October 16, 2008
Entrustees Decided for First Round of Proposals on Projects for Construction of Local Community Models through ICT Utilization/Telemedicine Model Projects
October 16, 2008
Public Comment Invited on the Interim Report from the Panel on Telemedicine Promotion Measures
October 14, 2008
Results of Quick Survey on the Progress of the Transition to Digital TV Broadcasting (as of September 2008)
October 14, 2008
Hearing to Be Held on Specifications of International Special Committee on Radio Interference
October 10, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure 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
October 10, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Vision of Services and Systems Using Radio Waves in the 2010s
October 10, 2008
Release of Report on Economic Trends in the ICT Industry (Q2 of 2008)
October 10, 2008
Interim Report from Study Group on Common Maritime Communications System for Ships and the Promotion Thereof Compiled
Building a new-generation maritime communications system to ensure the safety of all ships
October 10, 2008
State of Japan's Communications in Terms of Traffic
State of telecommunications services usage in FY2007 (flash report)
October 9, 2008
Technical Requirements for Advancement of Specified Radio Microphones
Partial report from Telecommunications Council
October 9, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Notice to Amend Part of MPT Notice for Specifying Details of Regulations for Telecommunications Numbers
October 8, 2008
Open Hearing to be Held on the Introduction of 3.9-Generation Mobile Communications System and 2 GHzgigahertz TDD Mobile Communications System
October 8, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council concerning Blanket License for Specified Radio Stations of CAC Inc. and Heart Network Co., Ltd.
Blanket license for regional WiMax
October 7, 2008
Panel on Radio Policy to Be Held
Prospects for radio use and measures for efficient use of radio waves in the 2010s
October 6, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft MIC Ordinance for Partial Revision of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Act on Identification, Etc. by Mobile Voice Communications Carriers of Their Subscribers, Etc. and Prevention of Improper Use of Mobile Voice Communications Services
October 2, 2008
Results of Public Comment Re-Invitation (FY2008) on Application of the Competition Safeguard System
October 2, 2008
Period Extended for Second Round of Proposals Invited on Projects for Construction of Local Community Models through ICT Utilization (Telemedicine Model Projects, Etc.)
October 1, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Notice to Partially Amend the Frequency Assignment Plan
Changes in accordance with the deliberation results at ITU WRC-07
October 1, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East
New option (8-channel splitter) added to the connection for optical fiber transmission service
October 1, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT West
New device combination added to the connection with optical line terminal (GE-PON) for optical fiber transmission service