Regarding NTT DoCoMo's announcement of a new price plan on the 3rd and the policy of reducing the current price plan, Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda said, "I hope that it will be a great opportunity to lead fair competition to the market. He expressed his expectation that it would lead to full-scale price competition.
On the 3rd, NTT DoCoMo announced a new rate plan of 20 gigabytes, which is cheaper than other major companies at 2980 yen per month, and announced a policy to reduce the current rate plan.
Regarding this, Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, "We are announcing a new, large-capacity, low-priced rate plan for the main brand, not the sub-brand. We have decided to reduce the price by more than a percentage. "
On top of that, he said, "I hope that it will be a great opportunity to lead fair competition to the market. I would like other companies in the same industry to operate appropriately based on their respective management decisions," leading to full-scale price competition. I showed a sense of expectation for that.
Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda "Prime Minister Suga also expects a fair market principle"
Prime Minister Suga met with Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda after the Cabinet meeting and received a report on NTT DoCoMo's announcement of a new rate plan.
After the meeting, Minister Takeda told reporters, "Prime Minister Suga finally expressed great expectations that a fair market principle would work, and said," I want you to continue to pay close attention to various movements. " There was a statement. "