Land Mobile Communication in Japan

Tatsuo KITO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E75-A   No.12   pp.1613-1618
Publication Date: 1992/12/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Networks and Mobile Communications)
mobile communication,  frequency,  digitalization,  personal,  

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Land mobile communications in Japan have shown remarkable progress in recent years. The total number of all types of radio stations has exceeded 750 million as of March, 1992 and more than 80% of them are used for land mobile communications. The more radio telecommunications becomes popular, the more demand for communicating at any time, at any place and with anyone, intensifies. Various new land mobile systems such as digital cellular telephones have been developed and to be introduced. These new systems are designed to promote effective frequency use in order to meet the exploding demand for it. The digitalization of land mobile communication systems will be the key technology which enable to bring the new possibility in the land mobile communications.