February 25, 2020 Announcement of Efforts in Period of Wide FM Publicity Enhancement
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) supports the maintenance of FM complementary relay stations for FM complementary broadcasting (wide FM) implemented by private broadcasters for fringe areas of AM radio broadcasts and disaster countermeasures.
With the catchphrase “Toward Wide FM Nationwide Deployment,” MIC will reinforce public relations from Tuesday, February 25 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020, as a period of wide FM publicity enhancement.
MIC has been providing supporting and promoting FM supplementary broadcasting (wide FM) by private radio broadcasters as countermeasures against fringe areas of AM radio broadcasts and disaster countermeasures. That is, countermeasures against urban fringe areas and geographical/topographic fringe areas). In the future, the coverage area of FM supplementary broadcasting will be expanded further.
MIC has decided to make a variety of publicity activities intensively and concentratedly. These activities will provide a deeper understanding of the significance and effects of FM supplementary broadcasting (wide FM) and allow as many people as possible to listen to radio broadcasting. The activities will continue from Tuesday, February 25 through Tuesday, March 31, with the slogan "Efforts in Period of Wide FM Publicity Enhancement toward Wide FM Nationwide Deployment."
2. Public Relations Initiatives
MIC will conduct initiatives 1. to 3. under the slogan "Toward Wide FM Nationwide Deployment" as follows:
Posting posters and distributing flyers at various events and public facilities (Tuesday, February 25)
Posting web videos on YouTube’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Video Channel (Monday, March 2)
Public information on the subway in the Tokyo metropolitan area (Monday, March 2 and Sunday, March 8)
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International Policy Division, Global Strategy Bureau, MIC
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