Regarding Rakuten Mobile's announcement last week of a new plan to gradually reduce charges according to data usage, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda evaluated that price competition for mobile phone charges became active, and said that the price plan He expressed his intention to continue to improve the environment so that changes can be made smoothly.
Rakuten Mobile currently offers a plan with no limit on data usage for a monthly fee of 2980 yen, but last week, when we started a new plan in April that will gradually reduce the fee according to the data usage. Announced.
Regarding this, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, "Rakuten's plan is to further reduce the price in the area of low data usage and medium capacity, and it is the result of intensifying competition among businesses. ", And evaluated that the price competition for mobile phone charges became active.
On top of that, "It is extremely important for users to be able to realize the reduction in prices. It is a fair competitive environment by verifying whether there is any extra effort or cost when changing operators or rate plans. I would like to make efforts for maintenance, "he said, and expressed his intention to continue to improve the environment so that the rate plan can be changed smoothly.