China News Service, July 3, comprehensive report, due to the sudden communication failure of Japanese mobile communication giant KDDI, since the early morning of July 2, local time, mobile phone calls and data transmission have continued to be blocked throughout Japan.

  According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), the president of KDDI has publicly apologized and said that up to 39.15 million users will be affected this time.

  The Japan Meteorological Agency stated that due to the instability of KDDI communication, as of 11:00 a.m. on July 3, 204 meteorological observation systems across Japan were unable to transmit information, but it has not had a major impact on weather and typhoon forecasts.

  In addition, according to Taiwan's "Central News Agency", the accident also had varying degrees of impact on Japanese banks, aviation, logistics, automobiles, electric power and other industries, such as the inability of airport staff to use radio intercom, and the inability of power plants to measure electricity usage, etc. Happening.

"Central News Agency" said that the failure not only affected individual users, but also exposed the vulnerability of the Internet of Things.

  Japan's Minister of General Affairs Kyoyuki Kaneko held an emergency press conference on July 3, saying that the incident was a major accident regulated by the "Electrical Communications Business Act", which was more serious than the mobile phone communication failure incident that occurred in Japan's NTT Capital Como in 2021.

It is estimated that the total number of users affected at the time was around 13 million.

  Kaneko said that mobile communication services are an important infrastructure for national life and social economy, and it is "very regrettable" that many users have been in a state of being difficult to use for a long time.