Japan govt plan calls for easy-to-understand cellphone charges and services

Japan's internal affairs ministry on Tuesday called on cellphone carriers to offer easy-to-understand fee plans and services, in a bid to promote fair competition in the country's mobile phone market.

TOKYO, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Japan's internal affairs ministry on Tuesday called on cellphone carriers to offer easy-to-understand fee plans and services, in a bid to promote fair competition in the country's mobile phone market.

"As a result, we hope to quickly realise cellphone charges that are in line with other major nations," Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Ryota Takeda told reporters at a news conference.

(Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Chris Gallagher)

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