Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to expand mobile phone antennas for depopulated areas
According to the Nihon Keizai Shimbun news report, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has launched a measure to increase the antenna of mobile phones for people living in depopulated areas such as mountains and remote islands. This will improve the information gap of people living in areas where mobile phones can not be used.
It seems good news not only for those who live in depopulated areas but also for those who say "mobile phones can not be used when they return home."
Details are as follows.
Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications
According to this article, Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications next year will increase the number of antennas of mobile phones, use mobile phones by paying much of maintenance cost of depopulated areas where mobile phone companies are willing to install antennas at their own expense The policy to drastically reduce the population living in the area where it can not be done.
In addition, the number of people currently in a situation where mobile phones can not be used is 416,000 at the end of March 2007, and in most cases most of them live in depopulated areas such as mountains and remote islands. According to this policy, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is aiming to reduce the population that mobile phones can not use by 100,000 people by the end of March 2009.
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