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Questions and Answers at the 29th
Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

The 29th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders was convened on June 16, 2020 (Tuesday) at Hotel New Otani. In the meeting this year, under the chairmanship of President & CEO Kazuhiro Yoshizawa, an explanation on the matters to be reported and matters to be resolved, which was kept concise from the perspective of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, was provided at the outset.

Following the opening statement, prior to taking questions from shareholders attending the meeting, President Yoshizawa answered to the questions received beforehand via the internet, including those relating to shareholder returns and shareholder perks, the P/L impact from the COVID-19 outbreak and the projected profit contribution from the launch of 5G service.

After this, the questions from eight shareholders concerning the Company‚Äôs customer attendance policies, IoT, 5G, corporate bond, disaster preparedness measures, shareholder returns, customer return measures and interconnection rates were handled by members of the Board of Directors. This was followed by a vote on the six items of business that required resolution, i.e., “Appropriation of Retained Earnings,” “Partial Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation,” “Election of ten (10) Directors who are not Audit & Supervisory Committee Members,” “Election of five (5) Directors who are Audit & Supervisory Committee Members,” “Determination of Compensation for Directors who are not Audit & Supervisory Committee Members” and “Determination of Compensation for Directors who are Audit & Supervisory Committee Members,” and all six items were resolved as proposed.

Principal Questions and Answers

Announced on June 16, 2020

Below provides the gist of questions from shareholders and the responses made by the Company’s Directors.

*Some questions from shareholders include descriptions that have not been confirmed by the Company.

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