Japan even though being an island country situated in the Pacific Ocean, has a well developed ICT infrastructure. In 2008 Broadband Internet coverage has been almost 1/4 of population and FTTH is more than 10%. ICT industry was accounted in 2006 as the largest industry among all industries. However, Japanese ICT companies are still struggling to beat their autonomy to go into overseas markets. e-Government Status of Japan is reflected through indicators listed, Management Optimization, National Portal Service, CIO in Government, Required Interface and e-Government Promotion. Development trends include e-Government and Innovative CIO for e-Government in Japan: New role of CIO, Expanding Role of CIO and Innovation and CIO Core Competences. New IT Reform Strategy 2006-2010 is highlighted as direction of e-Government.
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