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Japan to introduce JPY 1,000 cap on mobile contract early exit fees

Thursday 13 June 2019 | 12:24 CET | News
The Japanese government plans to introduce a cap of JPY 1,000 (approximately USD 9.24) on fees for earlier termination of mobile contracts. The currently fee for earlier termination of mobile contracts is JPY 9,500, Nikkei reports. Via this measure, the Japanese government aims to boost competition on the mobile market by making it easier for customers to switch operators. The government is expected to present a sweeping action plan on 13 June to a study group under the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. The revised ministerial ordinance is expected to be issued by autumn.

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