The 28th General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan

The 28th General Meeting of XGP Forum was held on October 19, 2011 at ARIB in Tokyo. We have 24 member corporations at current and 39 people from 15 entities attended the meeting. The following is the summary.

1. Opening address

Mr. Sugiura, Secretary General of XGP Forum, announced the opening of the General Meeting and introduced the outline and minutes of the meeting.

2. Chairperson’s opening address

Chairperson, Mr. Yoichi Maeda, welcomed all members and guests. He also expressed deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the Japanese people and Government, and most especially to those who lost family and friends in the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

3. Keynote Speech

Mr. Yasuo Tawara, Director, Land Mobile Communications Division, MIC, gave a special presentation. He said MIC would spare no support for XGP development.

4. Special Presentation

Mr. Yoshioki Chika, CTO, Wireless City Planning Inc. introduced XGP technology and service. He explained micro-cells and autonomous decentralized system developed on the basis of TDD technology are very eligible for the coming mass communication period.

5. TWG Chairperson Changeover

Mr. Hiro Kawai, Chairperson of Technical Working Group (TWG) of XGP Forum has requested to step down its position and recommended Mr. Kamimura to take over his position. It has been approved by all TWG members.

6. Resolutions

Item 1: The Memo of the previous General Meeting

The minutes of 27th General Meeting were introduced by secretariat office and got approved.

Item 2: Activities and the Statement of Accounts in FY 2010

Secretary General introduced general activities and each chairperson of TWG, BWG, PWG presented activity reports held in 2010 respectively. All of them got approved.

Item 3: Activities and the Budget in FY 2011

Secretary General introduced general activities to be carried on in 2011 and each chairperson of TWG, BWG, PWG presented activity plans for 2011 respectively. All of them got unanimously approved.

Item 4: Updating the ADDENDUM of XGP Forum Rules

Working Group Administrative Rules, Document Administrative Rules, Procedures to send out Official Letters of Statements to Other Entities were amended. All of them got approved.