Japan Comm. Inc. – MVNO – gains official telecomm ministry approval for the 050 protocol to enable VOIP services [J] http://bit.ly/1Ps3Y4
It was announced that the Japan communication had acquired the telephone number for the Internet protocol telephone that started by “050″ from the Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications on August 28. The system construction of the voice call service offer by the IP technology is begun for partner MVNO.
The Japan communication shifted the main axis from a past MVNO business to the MVNE(Mobile Virtual Network Enabler) business that supported the MVNO entry in November, 2008. It is said that it will become possible to satisfy a wide demand of partner MVNO including FMC type MVNO as the voice call service from a smart phone and the net book, etc. can be provided by this 050 number acquisition.
The plan of the construction of the mechanism that the voice call service by the IP technology is provided for partner MVNO at the early stage, and providing with service that uses 050 telephone number one by one when the future. Via CNET Japan