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November 28, 2008
Accelerated Schedule for Accepting Applications for Authorization for Program-Supplying Broadcasting Services Pertaining to BS Digital Broadcasting Newly Starting in 2011 and Onward
November 28, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft System Concerning Authorization for Program-Supplying Broadcasting Services Pertaining to BS Digital Broadcasting Newly Starting in 2011 and Onward
November 28, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Gist of Revision to e-Government Recommended Ciphers List
November 28, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Draft Report from the Study Group on the Communications Platform
November 28, 2008
Invitation of R&D Information on Technology for Access Control Function
November 28, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Detailed Items for Implementation of Competition Review in the Telecommunications Business Field 2008
November 28, 2008
Nickname Solicited for MIC Television Viewer Support Centers
November 25, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Ordinance to Amend Part of Rules for Interconnection Charges, Etc.
November 25, 2008
Approval of Amount and Granting Method of Subsidy and Approval of Amount and Collecting Method of Contribution for Universal Service Fund System
Report from Telecommunications and Postal Services Council
November 25, 2008
Telecommunications and Postal Services Council Report on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Regulations for Telecommunications Numbers
Measures to make telecommunications numbers to identify terminal facilities (i.e. IMSIs) available to services other than mobile phone services
November 25, 2008
Authorization of Changes to Interconnection Tariffs Concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Telecommunications and Postal Services Council report on the development of provisions to respond to amendments to MIC ordinances and others related to NGN interconnection rules
November 21, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft MIC Instruction to Partially Amend the Examination Standards Relating to the Radio Law
Expanding the use of 18 GHzgigahertz band wireless access system to cable TV broadcasting business
November 19, 2008
Results of Public Comment Re-Invitation Procedure on Draft Changes to Interconnection Tariffs Concerning Category I Designated Telecommunications Facilities of NTT East and NTT West
Development of provisions to respond to amendments to MIC ordinances and others related to NGN interconnection rules
November 17, 2008
Fourth Round of Proposals Invited on ICT Human Resources Training Business pertaining to FY2008 Scheme for Supporting ICT Human Resources Training Business
November 17, 2008
Countermeasure against Bank Transfer Scams
November 14, 2008
Guidelines for Transmission, Etc. of Specified Electronic Mail Released
November 14, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure 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
November 14, 2008
Results of Open Hearing on the Introduction of 3.9-Generation Mobile Communications System, Etc.
November 14, 2008
State of Numbers of Subscribers to Telecommunications Services
(As of the end of September 2008)
November 14, 2008
Overall Results of Japan's Communications Industry, October 2008 Survey (Flash Report)
November 13, 2008
Draft Report from the Study Group on NGN Interconnection Charge Calculation and Public Comment Invited Thereon
November 12, 2008
Radio Regulatory Council Consulted on Draft MIC Ordinance to Partially Amend the Rules for Regulating Radio Equipment, Etc. and Public Comment Invited Thereon
Introduction of specified digital radio microphones and development of provisions on amateur radio stations
November 12, 2008
Authorization of NHK's Standards for the Service Specified in Article 9, Paragraph (2) Item (ii2) of Broadcast Law
Start of NHK "On Demand" service
November 12, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council on Draft MIC Ordinances to Partially Amend the Regulations for Enforcement of the Radio Law and the Regulations for Operating Radio Stations, and Results of Public Comment Procedure Thereon
Development of provisions in relation to the introduction of LRIT devices and the amendment to the Radio Regulations
November 12, 2008
Report from Radio Regulatory Council on Draft Frequency Assignment Plan, and Results of Public Comment Procedure Thereon
Changes in accordance with the deliberation results at ITU WRC-07
November 11, 2008
Public Comment Invited on Draft Study Agenda of Panel on ICT Vision
November 7, 2008
Hearing to Be Held on Technical Requirements for Broadcasting Systems
November 7, 2008
Action Plan for Radio Spectrum Reallocation (November 2008 Version) Reviewed and Results of Public Comment Procedure
November 7, 2008
Results of Proposals Invited on Systems Planned or Envisaged to Be Adopted in Multimedia Broadcasting for Mobile Terminals
November 5, 2008
Proposals Invited for Project to Create and Promote Hometown Mobile Services
November 4, 2008
Results of Public Comment Procedure on Approval of Amount and Granting Method of Subsidy and Approval of Amount and Collecting Method of Contribution for Universal Service Fund System