News Release

January 9, 2008

Regarding Applications for Authorization
of revising Optical Subscriber Lines Interconnection Charges

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation ("NTT East") today applied to the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications for authorization of changing Articles of Agreement Concerning Interconnection to Designated Telecommunications Facilities, with regards to the interconnection charges for optical subscriber lines to be applied beginning the fiscal year ending March 31, 2009.

1.Proposed Interconnection Charges
Category Revised Charges Current Charges
Optical Subscriber Line
Type 1-1
Per one-core cable (monthly)
4,713 yen 5,074 yen

In conjunction with the revision of interconnection charges for optical subscriber lines, interconnection charges including charges for an optical main subscriber line (to be revised to 4,368 yen from the current 5,020 yen) and for an optical branch subscriber line (to be revised to 426 yen from the current 511 yen) will also be revised.

2.Period of Implementation
After ministerial approval, the revised interconnection charges will be applied from April 1, 2008.

- Reference Material: Basic Policy for the Calculation of Interconnection Charges for Optical Subscriber Lines(PDF:88KB)

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