About NINJA WiFi
A must have item when traveling in Japan NINJA WiFi
NINJA WiFi is a service that rents Mobile WiFi Routers that can connect multiple devices - smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.
What is a Mobile WiFi Router?
A device allowing you to use the Internet on your smartphone, tablet, etc. by connecting to the local mobile phone network.
By connecting to the local mobile phone network, you can enjoy the Internet as usual without incurring expensive overseas roaming fees.
You can share with others!
It is also possible to share with your friends and family as you can use several smart phones or computers with one WiFi router.
Advantages of NINJA WiFi
Fees are even lower if you share with your friends and family.
Even after going over your daily high speed data limit, you can still use the internet for maps, texts, and more.
Can be used anywhere
Even with the lack of free WiFi spots in Japan, rest easy with NINJA WiFi.
Easy to use
Just turn on the WiFi router and enter the password.
No. 1 for pick up spots!
You can pick up and return your device at most major Japanese airports, in Shinjuku, or via delivery services.
The reason you need NINJA WiFi
In Japan, free WiFi spots are not widely available. Even for those stated as free WiFi, only 10% are totally free and need no registration. You will struggle if you don't have some kind of internet connection method.
It is really difficult to find free WiFi in Japan.
Most Wi-Fi services offered free of charge in Japan are only available if an agreement is signed for mobile phones or other services. Wi-Fi services offered to visiting foreigners at no cost comprise only 10% of all wifi access points in Japan.
Number of access points in Japan as of April 2015, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, April 2015
50% of visiting foreigners have a strong desire for a Wi-Fi connection environment.
Meanwhile, about half the number of foreigners who visit Japan have a strong desire for a Wi-Fi connection. Supply and demand do not match.
Unfortunately, internet facilities for visiting foreigners are still lacking.
Convenient information desired by visiting foreigners
July-September 2014, Japan Tourism Agency
Comprehensive comparison of the 4 ways to connect to the Internet in Japan
Cheap and unlimited.
A Mobile WiFi Router is a small device that uses cellular networks to connect to the Internet.
The communication fees are pretty high.
Roaming is a method to connect to the Internet outside your home country using your regular device and service network.
Hard to set-up.
You can swap your SIM with a fixed data SIM purchased from a communication company in Japan.
The number of spots in Japan are extremely low.
Free WiFi is an area, such as a hotel or café, which has free public wireless LAN.
Ordering is simple!