In modernized technology, the internet is the foremost source of communication and collecting information globally. It is also essential when traveling abroad, which helps you stay connected with people worldwide with the aid of social media and can even do business transactions, and a lot more. This article will give you information about the internet service provider that is good for tourists in Japan. Since there’s an increase in the number of visitors in the country every year, companies offer different ways to access the internet. The following are the three categories to choose from while or before you travel to Japan. 1. Rent a WiFi router 2. Use free WiFi hotspots 3. Register a SIM card Some services mentioned here cannot be purchased easily in Japan; hence, we have selected carefully the relatively affordable services made for foreigners visiting Japan from us FAIR.
1. Use Rental WiFi Router
Portable WiFi router or pocket WiFi is handy, light in weight and easy to use device which is perfect for people traveling across Japan. Since it is wireless, so there’s no need for wires or cables. Just like the WiFi router, it can also connect to multiple devices such as smartphones, tablets, PC’s, etc. A maximum of 10 people can connect at the same time. Furthermore, you can choose for a larger data capacity if you are a heavy user or if many will connect to the internet. You can rent a pocket WiFi at a reasonable price as many companies can give you the best offers like Ninja WiFi, WiFi Rental and Telecom Square. You can make a subscription contract to portable WiFi router providers from HP. If you register in advance, you can even get it in Haneda, Narita, Kansai International Airport, etc. For more details please visit HP.
Usage charge: Connection speed: Plan: Fixed price Speed limit: Supported languages: Airport counter: Official site: https://wi-firental.com/Usage charge: 900 JPY + tax per day Connection speed: 75mbps~ Plan: Fixed price Speed limit: 13GB per day Supported languages: Japanese, English, Chinese (Simplified/ Traditional), Korean Airport counter: Yes Official sites English: https://ninjawifi.com Get this Wifi pocket👇
Telecom SquareUsage charge: 1,295 JPY per day Connection speed: 75mbps~ Plan: Fixed price Speed limit: 366MB per day, 10GB per month Supported languages: English, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified Chinese) Airport counter: Yes Official site: http: // www.telecomsquare.co.jp/us/daus/
2. Use free WiFi spots
If you are not a heavy internet user and you just want to have internet access while outside or traveling in Japan, then you should avail the free WiFi hotspots. Once you registered the password successfully, then you can be able to use the internet for free. The WiFi is available to search in major cities and train stations.
Japan Connected-free WiFi
Number of installed spots: 1,400,000 Registration: is necessary (If you register once, you can use it for free) Initial cost: 0 yen Supported languages: Japanese, English, Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), Korean, Thai, Malay, Indonesian, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian Official site: Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi Download URL: iOS version · Android version
TRAVEL JAPAN WiFi
Number of installed spots: More than 200,000 Registration: Necessary (If you register once, you can use it freely) Initial cost: 0 yen Supported languages: Japanese, English, Chinese (Simplified / Traditional), Korean, Thai Official site: Travel Japan Wifi Download URL: iOS version · Android version Details are summarized in the following articles. ■ It’s available at Tokyo Metro and a convenience store! Free Wi-Fi portal app ‘Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi’
3. Get a sim card!
Purchasing with the product is inclusive of call and data communication. Those who wish to use email to communicate rather than those who want to consume hugely on voice communication, this is highly recommended.
- Free Sim terminal is provided
- Wide Network coverage in Japan
- You can choose depending on your choice of data speed, the communication volume, and the usable period.
- Difficult to set-up for first-time users
- Sim Subscription is limited, once expired cannot be extended
- Devices do not meet the Japanese communication standard unable to connect.
Charge: 7 days version 2,980 yen (tax-included 3,218 yen), 14 days version 3,500 yen (tax-included 3,780 yen) Data amount: 100MB / day Usage: Data communication only Expiration date: Varies depending on purchased SIM (7 days or 14 days) Activation: Not required Supported languages: English, Chinese (Traditional / Simplified) Purchase method: Tokyo Station, each home appliance mass retailer, etc Official site: http://service.ocn.ne.jp/mobile/one/visitor/en/
Usage fee: 9,980 yen + tax Data amount: 3GB Service type: call + data communication Expiration date: 7 days Activation: Required Supported languages: English, Chinese How to buy: Yodobashi Camera (home appliance store), Aeon (supermarket), Dospara (PC shop), online store Official site: http://www.bmobile.ne.jp/payg_sim/index.html