News Release

August 29, 2001

Further Rate Reductions for FLET'SADSL and

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT East) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corporation (NTT West) have responded to the desire of customers for more economical services by announcing a further reduction in rates for the always-on, fixed-rate Internet connection service FLET'SADSL* effective Monday, October 1, 2001, and have today issued notification to the Minister of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications concerning the change.
A similar rate reduction is to be implemented for FLET'SISDN at the same time, and will be notified to the Minister as soon as preparations have been completed.
* Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

1. New Rates

New Rates

In addition to the above charges, the monthly use charges for ADSL Connection Service are being lowered to 2,400 yen (Type 1 service, shared with telephone line; currently 3,000 yen) and 4,050 yen (Type 2 service, separate line; currently 4,650 yen).
The special rate plan for schools remains unchanged at this time.

Notes: 1. This charge is in addition to the basic monthly connection charge for analog service. Use of the line for analog telephone services is subject to the usual dialup charges.
2. The rate reduction for FLET'SISDN service is to be notified to the Minister in September. Details will be announced as soon as they are final.
The charge shown here is in addition to the basic monthly connection charge for INS-Net service. Use of the line for other services is subject to the usual INS-Net charges.

* Note that the use of these services requires, in addition to the monthly charges above, payment of contract and installation charges, Internet service provider (ISP) fees, and other such charges.
* There are no changes in contract and installation charges, equipment usage charges, and premises wiring usage charges.
* No new procedures are required by customers currently using these services.

2. Date of Effect

Monday, October 1, 2001

3. Customer Service Inquiries

Phone 116
(9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. year around, except from December 29 to January 3)

Apply from the Web sites below:

NTT East Official FLET'S Web site

NTT West Official FLET'S Web site

- Attachment 1 Expansion of Service Availability (NTT East)
- Attachment 2 Expansion of Service Availability (NTT West)

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