April 22, 2022 Solicitation of Proposals Concerning Project on Regional Cable TV Network Development

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) will solicit proposals concerning a project on regional cable TV network development.

1. Subject project

  • Project on Regional Cable TV Network Development based on FY2022 Initial Budget

2. Project overview

1. Implementing entities

Municipalities, collaborating entities of municipalities, or third-sector corporations

2. Project description

As specified in Article 3 (2) 1 of the Subsidy Guidelines on Projects to Support the Development of Broadcasting Networks (hereinafter referred to as “the Subsidy Guidelines”).

3. Deadline and method for submitting proposals

1. Submission deadline

First deadline: 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022
Second deadline: 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2022
Third deadline: 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022 (Applications submitted by postal mail must also arrive no later than each deadline.)

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    Decisions to grant a subsidy will be made in order, starting from applications filed by the first deadline.
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    If the total amount of subsidies to be granted to applications filed by the first or second deadline is expected to reach the amount of budget, MIC may not accept applications to be filed by the second or third deadline, respectively. Depending on the status of applications, MIC may accept applications after the third deadline. If you wish to file an application, consult with the competent Regional Bureau of Telecommunications, etc. on an individual basis.

2. Submission method

Prepare a proposal document following the Subsidy Guidelines and submit the document by either of the following methods.

  • Submission of the electronic data using email or a large-capacity file transfer system specified by MIC to the competent Regional Bureau of Telecommunications (the Okinawa Office of Telecommunications in the case of Okinawa)
  • Application by the system for filing requests for subsidies (jGrants)


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Global Strategy Division, Global Strategy Bureau, MIC

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