August 3, 2020 Public Appeal for Proposals for Input Values of Long-run Incremental Cost Models Used for Calculation of FY2021 Interconnection Charges
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) will make a public appeal from Tuesday, August 4 through Monday, September 7, 2020. This appeal is for proposals for the input values of long-run incremental cost models that will be used for the calculation of the fiscal 2021 interconnection charges and an appropriate amount to be compensated concerning fiscal 2020 universal services (hereafter referred to as the fiscal 2021 interconnection charges, etc.).
1. Outline of public appeal for proposals
MIC reviews the input values of long-run incremental cost models used to calculate the interconnection charges and the amount to be compensated for universal services at the time of calculating connection charges every year and use the latest data as much as possible.
Accordingly, MIC has decided to make this appeal for a wide range of proposals for input values used for calculating the fiscal 2021 interconnection charges, etc.
2. Procedure of public appeal for opinions
Input values of the 8th long-run incremental cost models (PSTN-LRIC model and IP-LRIC model)
(Submit the grounds for the proposed value when proposing.)
2. Submission period
No later than Monday, September 7, 2020 (Submission of opinions by mail must also arrive no later than the deadline date).
3. Future plans
The proposed input values will be reviewed in the Study Group on Long-Run Incremental Cost Model. They will be reflected in long-run incremental cost models used for calculating the fiscal 2021 interconnection charges, etc.
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International Policy Division, Global Strategy Bureau, MIC
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