UQ Communications

WiMAX Monthly Fee Exemption as an Additional Initiative for Tohoku Pacific Earthquake

WiMAX Monthly Fee Exemption as an Additional Initiative

for Tohoku Pacific Earthquake



We, UQ Communications Inc. wish to extend our condolences to all those affected by the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake.

TOKYO, March 31, 2011 - UQ Communications Inc. (Headquarter: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Akio Nozaka), today announced that UQ implements following additional initiatives for the sufferers and the evacuees of the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake.


<Applicable customers>

Customers who cannot use UQ WiMAX service affected by the earthquake, and customers whose billing address is in the designated areas by the Disaster Relief Act in Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima and Ibaraki.

* Customers who contract with UQ Communications for UQ WiMAX service, except UQ 1 Day, as of March 11, 2011.

* Customers who use WiMAX service after March 12, 2011 are not applicable, but due date for payment of March and April will be extended by 1 month from the date specified on the bill for those customers in disaster affected area above and pay bills at the counter of financial institutions based on a bill issued by UQ Communications.


<Content of Initiative>

WiMAX monthly fee of March and April will be exempt for applicable customers



Declaration from applicable customer is not required. UQ applies this initiative automatically.


  As a result of this time disaster, maximum 2,000 base stations were suspended operation as of March 11, 2011. All base stations except 5 base stations in Miyagi are recovered as of today. UQ will continue to recover completely.







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