As Light Reading says KDDI is not saying anything (in English, probably), here is my translation from their Japanese press release as of 3/21. <au mobile>
No service restrictions are in place
There are non-working cell sites in the following prefectures: Aomori, Iwate, Akita, Miyagi, Fukushima, Yamagata, Niigata, Ibaragi, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa
As of 3/18, non-working cell sites number is down to 620. (Source: @KDDIPR Twitter)
Mobile cell sites are deployed in the following locations:
- Ofunato City Hall (Ofunato, Iwate)
- Otsuchi High School (Otsuchi, Iwate)
- Yamada High School (Yamada, Iwate)
- Sun Village Takada (Rikuzen-Takada, Iwate)
- Sizugawa Junior High School (Minami-Sanriku, Miyagi)
- Onagawa Sports Park (Kesennuma, Miyagi)
- In addition to those, 20 mobile power charger vehicle are deployed in various locations.
No service restrictions are in place.
Some services are not available in some parts of the affacted area due to physical damage to the circuits:
- Fixed and Internet Service such as au one net, IP−VPN, WVS, Ether−VPN
- au Hikari, Hikari Direct in parts of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures
- Metal Plus in parts of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures
Some international circuits are down, but it is probably not because of the Tohoku earthquake, but is due to a separate earthquake in Taiwan.
- International Dedicated Lines to Australia and the U.S.
- International IP-VPN to Australia and the U.S.
- International value-added service: Alasca, Bermuda, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, the U.S., US Virgin Islands, Venezuela
Following phones are in place to support emergency workers
au mobile phones: 727
Satellite phones (Iridium and Inmarsat) : 38
Others: Portable power generators, cell phone cahrgers, power source cable tap etc.