June 30, 2021 Appeal for Opinions on Draft Interim Report of Study Group on the Ideal State of Broadband Infrastructure

The Study Group on the Ideal State of Broadband Infrastructure (chaired by OHASHI Hiroshi, Dean, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo) has recently drafted an interim report. Accordingly, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) has decided to make an appeal for opinions on the draft from Thursday, July 1 through Friday, July 30, 2021.

1. Overview

Since Friday, April 3, 2020, the Study Group on the Ideal State of Broadband Infrastructure has been conducting a specialized and intensive study on broadband infrastructure centered on institutional aspects to respond to the diversification of services essential to people’s lives and ensure sustainable provision of those services.

At its 13th meeting, the Study Group drafted an interim report. Accordingly, MIC has decided to make this appeal for a wide range of opinions on the draft from Thursday, July 1 through Friday, July 30, 2021.

2. Subject of Appeal for opinions etc.

1. Subject

Draft Interim Report of Study Group on the Ideal State of Broadband Infrastructure

2. Submission deadline

No later than Friday, July 30, 2021

3. Future plans

With consideration of the result of the appeal for opinions, the report will be finalized and released.

Contact

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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