|By Business Wire||
|June 24, 2014 10:00 PM EDT||
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT (NYSE: NTT) Group, announced today a fast, convenient LTE prepaid data service, “OCN mobile ONE Prepaid SIM for VISITOR” (http://s.ocn.jp/pre1e), to allow business travelers and tourists visiting Japan to enjoy up to 100MB of data per day for 14 days.
Outline of OCN mobile ONE Prepaid SIM for VISITOR
|List price (excl. 8% tax)||
JPY 3,500 (currency depends on purchase location)
|Max. speed||Download: 150 Mbps; upload: 50 Mbps|
|Max. volume||100 MB/day (1.4 GB/14 days)|
Max. speed after 100 MB/day
|200 Kbps (until midnight of that day)|
|Service area||Japan (nationwide)|
- Website: English and Japanese (Chinese from July)
- Service application page: English
- Manual: Chinese (traditional & simplified), English, Korean, Japanese and Thai
- Helpdesk: Chinese, English, Korean and Japanese
Before departure from a foreign location, users may purchase their SIM card at http://www.prepaidsim.jp/item_detail. Upon arrival in Japan, the card may be picked up at one of several airport post offices (Narita, Haneda, Kansai, Chubu Centrair, New-Chitose, Fukuoka, Kagoshima or Naha) or certain hotels.
For those already in Japan, the prepaid SIM card may be purchased from a vending machine at Narita Excel Hotel Tokyu (http://www.tokyuhotelsjapan.com/en/TE/TE_NARIT) or at a XCom Global, Inc. (http://www.globaldata.jp/) counter at Narita, Haneda, Kansai or Chubu Centrair airport.
Sales in Hong Kong and Taiwan are planned from this summer in partnership with KADOKAWA CORPORATION. Additional purchase points, including vending machines, travel agents and hotels, are expected to be added.
As a further convenience, including unrestricted data, travelers are encouraged to apply for the Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi service (http://www.ntt-bp.net/jcfw/en.html), which provides access to about 18,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots around Japan, including at major airports, stations and shops. Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi is provided by NTT-BP, an NTT Group company.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and over 150 secure data centers.
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