KDDI, a major mobile phone company that caused a large-scale communication failure, is in the process of confirming whether individuals and corporations are using the service normally for full recovery, and finally by the evening of the 5th. I will judge.

Due to KDDI's large-scale communication failure that occurred after 1:30 am on the 2nd of this month, it became difficult to connect povo calls and data communications with au and UQ mobile using the same line nationwide. rice field.



In addition, it affected a wide range of living, such as the operation of AMeDAS and freight trains that observe the temperature using au lines.



The company says that the impact of this communication failure could have reached up to 39.15 million users.



The company announced at 4:00 pm on the 4th, more than 62 hours after the outbreak, that voice calls in addition to data communication had almost recovered nationwide, and at a press conference on the evening of the 4th, a full recovery decision was made on the 5th. He showed the prospect of evening.



KDDI is in the process of confirming whether individuals and corporations are using the service normally for full recovery, and will make the final decision based on the results.

Finance Minister Suzuki Ideas for verifying measures taken by financial institutions

At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, the Minister of State for Financial Services Suzuki secured an alternative method for the ATMs of some regional banks that were temporarily unavailable due to the large-scale communication failure of the mobile giant "KDDI". He acknowledged that it is important to do so and take measures for early recovery.



Due to the impact of this communication failure, the regional bank "Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank", which has its head office in Gifu prefecture, has a total of 221 ATMs installed outside the stores in Aichi, Gifu, Mie, and Shiga prefectures. Of these, 190 units using au lines were temporarily unavailable.



Regarding this, Minister of State for Financial Services Suzuki said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting on the 5th, "It is very regrettable that many people in various fields including finance have had difficulty in using the service for a long time." Said.



On that basis, "Financial institutions anticipate various possibilities regarding the risk of failure of services provided by third parties, secure alternative means firmly, prepare manuals for early recovery, daily training, and provide to customers. It is important to consider preparations to minimize the impact from normal times. "The Financial Services Agency has confirmed the impact of this communication failure and then verified the measures taken by financial institutions. rice field.

Digital Minister Makishima "Building a reliable communication infrastructure is indispensable"

At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Digital Minister Makishima said, "We consider this to be a very regrettable event in the face of natural disasters such as typhoons. I realize once again that it is essential to build a safe, secure and reliable communication infrastructure in order to improve convenience. "

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