March 15, 2021 Appeal for Opinions on Designation of Telecommunications Carriers Subject to Article 27-3 of the Telecommunications Business Act and Report from Information and Communications and Posts Administrative Council

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) received a report from the Information and Communications and Posts Administrative Council on the designation of telecommunications carriers subject to Article 27-3 of the Telecommunications Business Act.
With consideration of the report, MIC will promptly establish a relevant notice.

1. Overview

MIC’s new notice is for the renewed designation of target telecommunications carriers. This decision is based on the result of a review on the latest status of service provision by businesses that are subject to Article 27-3 of the Telecommunications Business Act, which specifies the complete separation of communications charges and terminal prices in the mobile market and the prohibition of the improper enclosure of customers.

2. Content of report

The published material is in Japanese only.

3. Future plans

Considering the result of the appeal for opinions and the report, MIC will promptly establish the relevant notice.

Contact

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https://www.soumu.go.jp/common/english_opinions.html

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