September 18, 2020 Ideal State of Interconnection System with Consideration of the Stage of Migration to IP Networks―Policy Arrangement for Starting IP Interconnection

Partial Report from Information and Communications Council

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) has today received a partial report from the Information and Communications Council (Chaired by Uchiyamada Takeshi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Toyota Motor Corporation) in response to MIC’s inquiry number 1230 of April 6, 2020, on the ideal state of an interconnection system with consideration of the stage of migration to IP networks.

1. Background

This partial report was based on a study and deliberation at the Telecommunications Business Policy Committee and the Interconnection Policy Subcommittee under the Information and Communications Council and result of appeal for opinions.

2. Future plans

Considering this report, MIC will take necessary measures, including the revision of the relevant ministerial ordinance.

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