Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

Press Release

April 27, 2020

Public Appeal for Organizations to Implement Environmental Development Project on Satellite Broadcasting Reception

 The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) will make an appeal from Monday, April 27 through Wednesday, May 27, 2020, for organizations that will implement an Environmental Development Project on Satellite Broadcasting Reception.

  Regarding the intermediate frequency band used by the new 4K/8K satellite broadcasting that started on December 2018, it is necessary to refurbish
 reception equipment for satellite basic broadcasting, which may affect other wireless systems, and establish an appropriate reception environment.
  Accordingly, MIC has decided to make a public appeal for organizations that will implement the Environmental Development Project on Satellite 
 Broadcasting Reception under a fiscal 2020 budget.

Description

1. Submission deadline
    No later than 5 pm on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

2. Target organizations
    Organizations with juridical personality

3. Target organizations, application requirements, and documents
    The Environmental Development Project on Satellite Broadcasting Reception as part of the wireless system spread support to be subsidized.
    Refer to the linked application guidelines when applying.

4.How to submit application documents
     Put a complete set of application documents (an original and a copy) in an envelope marked “Application documents for the Environmental
    Development Project on Satellite Broadcasting Reception.” (No application by fax or e-mail is accepted.)
     Documents submitted will not be returned.

5. Screening method
    After making a formal and document review of the selection, eligible organizations will be decided according to the opinions of external experts.

6. Destination of application documents
    Development Office, Broadcasting Technology Division, Information and Communications Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and
   Communications
    Central Government Building No. 2, 2-1-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

7. Method for obtaining reference information
    MIC will make reference information available for viewing and obtaining copies at the MIC’s Regional Broadcasting Office, Satellite and
   Regional Broadcasting Division, Information and Communications Bureau.
 
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For further information about this press release, please fill in the inquiry form and submit it to MIC on the website
https://www.soumu.go.jp/common/english_opinions.html

International Policy Division,
 Global Strategy Bureau, MIC
 TEL: +81 3 5253 5920 / FAX: +81 3 5253 5924

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