Japan sets action plan to lower mobile phone feesChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 28, 2020
The government unveiled on Tuesday an action plan to spur competition among telecom firms in order to realize Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's push to lower domestic mobile phone fees, which are said to be high compared with those in other countries.
Action plan Japan mobile phone
Under the action plan, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications will set up a website within the year explaining the potential merits of switching carriers and offering guidance on how to do so.
The country's three biggest telecom firms NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank will also be pushed to let smaller competitors rent their networks at a lower rate. ■