4. Assumptions and other related matters concerning the above estimated results


The forward-looking statements and projected figures on the future performance of NTT contained in this financial report are based on the judgments, evaluations, recognition of facts, and formulation of plans by the current management of NTT based on the information at their disposal. The projected figures in this report were derived using certain assumptions that are indispensable for making projections in addition to historical facts that have been ascertained and acknowledged accurately. In view of the element of uncertainty inherent in future projections, the possibility of fluctuations in its future business operations, the state of the economy in Japan and abroad, stock markets, and other circumstances, NTT's actual results could differ materially from the projected figures contained in this report.


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