Ministry Ponders Mobile Network Access
The Ministry of Communications is studying making it mandatory for telecommunications service providers to allow other telecom firms access to their wireless communications networks in the year to March 2008, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported without citing sources. With the move, the ministry aims to bring more competition to a market that is dominated by NTT DoCoMo Inc, KDDI Corp and the Softbank Corp group, the business daily said.
The communications ministry plans to include its network access obligation policy in its report on telecom market deregulation to be finalized in July, according to the report. Continue>>