Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to popularize "eSIM" to reduce mobile phone prices October 21, 4:31
To reduce mobile phone charges, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has decided to promote the spread of a function called "eSIM" that does not require card replacement when changing companies.
The policy is to incorporate it into the policy to be summarized soon, with the aim of promoting competition by making it easy to transfer.
Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda has announced a policy to put together a policy to promote competition among business operators in order to reduce mobile phone charges.
According to the people concerned, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has decided to include the promotion of "eSIM" in this.
"ESIM" is a terminal with a built-in SIM card function for writing contractor information.
When changing mobile phone companies, even if you apply online, you will need to have the SIM card sent by mail because the SIM card will be replaced, but with "eSIM" you can switch lines immediately.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said that the complicated procedure of SIM card is one of the reasons why transfer is not progressing, and wants to promote competition by popularizing "eSIM" so that transfer can be done easily and lead to price reduction It's an idea.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is expected to put together a policy that incorporates these details on the 27th of this month, and major companies are likely to be required to take action.