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On May 11, seven finance companies, i.e. JCB Co Ltd, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co Ltd, Nippon Life Insurance Company, Nomura Securities Co Ltd, Mizuho Bank Ltd, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC), and MUFG Bank Ltd, three telecoms companies, i.e. NTT DoCoMo Inc, KDDI Corporation, and SoftBank Corp, and IT solutions provider Toppan Forms Co Ltd have agreed on building a one-stop platform AIRPOST for various administrative procedures which is scheduled to launch at the end of June.

The platform operated by Toppan Forms will use messaging service based on RCS (Rich Communication Services) international standard and supported by the three telecoms companies.

In addition to being highly secure, the service aims to improve convenience and efficiency of completing various procedures.

While money transfer application service will be available at the end of June, some other procedures such as address change will be included in the platform by the end of 2020.

Natural disaster response and My Number related services are planned to be introduced in 2021.

It is expected that more businesses and organizations will join the platform in the future.

Original Text: https://ampmedia.jp/2020/05/11/airpost/