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Shinjuku Building Telecom Facilities Tour (February 19, 2019)

Date/Time February 19, 2019 (Tue.) 2:30 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.
Location KDDI Shinjuku Building (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo)
Description of tour Visitors will receive a guided tour of the centers that operate and/or monitor KDDI's telecom networks and optical fiber facilities as well as a question-and-answer session.
Participants 25 investors and analysts
Panelists Uchida, Executive Director, Technology Sector; Executive Vice President, Representative Director
Okuyama, General Manager, Operations Division, Technology Sector; Administrative Officer
Furuhata, Director, Mobile Operation Center, Operations Division
Harada, Vice Director, Global Network Operation Center, Global Engineering & Operations Division
Kawakami, Manager of Network Communication Section, Network Technical Development Division
Horii, General Manager, Investor Relations Department (MC)

Part 1 Briefing on KDDI's efforts

Operations Division GM Okuyama briefed on KDDI's infrastructure and operations/maintenance frameworks in Japan and abroad. He explained the redundancy in facilities, double-tracking mechanisms, and staffing, and other factors of the operations system that maintains the communication infrastructure that shapes the foundation of our business 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Specific efforts in the wake of previous disasters were introduced along with details of disaster recovery training in preparation for large-scale disasters. The participants learned about KDDI's efforts for recovering and maintaining communication means as soon as possible as part of the lifeline in case of emergencies.

Part 2 Tour of the facilities

The participants were given a guided tour of the Mobile Operation Center, which monitors and operates au's mobile telecom services, the Global Network Operation Center, which monitors and operates overseas telecom services, and the underground cable tunnel, where the optical fiber cables are installed.

<Comments from the participants>

The event gave me a clear understanding of the network operations worldwide.

It renewed my knowledge of KDDI's numerous initiatives to maintain infrastructure as a comprehensive telecommunications carrier.

I learned that the wide-zone base station provides sufficient coverage for the Tokyo area in emergencies.

<Participants' Rating>

Part 3 Question-and-answer session

In the question-and-answer session, Vice President Uchida, concomitantly Executive Director of the Technology Sector, and other panelists answered the participants' questions.

Questioner 1

Questioner 2

Questioner 3

Questioner 4

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