TOKYO, Japan - January 21, 2016 — NTT Communications and NTT Resonant, with support from Nestlé Japan and NAVITIME JAPAN Co., Ltd., announced today the Welcome to Japan Kit, an amenity kit packaged as a complimentary giveaway with the Prepaid SIM for JAPAN, a short-term SIM card for people visiting Japan. The Welcome to Japan Kit will be offered with the first 1,000 orders for the Prepaid SIM for JAPAN at NTT Com's online store, starting today.
Prepaid SIM for JAPAN
NTT Com's Prepaid SIM for JAPAN is a fast, convenient LTE prepaid data service that allows tourists and business travelers visiting Japan to enjoy up to 100 MB of data per day for up to 14 days.
|7-day plan||14-day plan|
|Price||JPY 3,218 (including tax)||JPY 3,780 (including tax)|
|Max. data||100 MB/day|
|Max. speed||262.5 Mbps (for specific regions and devices)
(After exceeding max. data: 200 Kbps)
(Max. speed for uploads: 50 Mbps)
Nestle's KIT KAT Green Tea of Kumamoto (Special Sampling Kit)
The Welcome to Japan Kit includes a special sampling kit of KIT KAT Green Tea of Kumamoto, a chocolate popular among foreign tourists as souvenirs. The box contains six pieces of KIT KAT and three message cards shaped like Kumamon, a popular bear mascot created by Kumamoto Prefecture. KIT KAT Green Tea of Kumamoto is normally sold in a 12-piece box at souvenir shops in the Kyushu and Okinawa areas. Kumamon message cards are also available for purchase at the Kumamon official website.
NAVITIME for Japan Travel Winter Issue
NAVITIME JAPAN's "NAVITIME for Japan Travel Winter Issue" provides foreign visitors with how-to tips for travel in Japan, such as how to enjoy hot springs or pay for tickets when riding public transportation. A special complementary Tokyo railway map, only available in Welcome to Japan Kit, is also included. NAVITIME JAPAN is the leading provider of navigation technology and services.
How to Purchase
The Welcome to Japan Kit will be offered with the first 1,000 orders for the Prepaid SIM for JAPAN at NTT Com Store (http://prepaidsim.jp/), an English/Chinese bilingual online store operated by NTT Resonant.
- Period: From 1 pm JST on Thursday, January 21, 2016 (until 1,000 sets are sold)
- Prices: JPY 3,218 for 7-day plan or JPY 3,780 for a 14-day plan (including tax)
- Delivery: When making an online purchase, the customer can designate where to receive their Prepaid SIM for JAPAN and Welcome to Japan Kit, including post offices at major airports, hotels, etc. (receipt at any airport incurs a handling fee of JPY 200).
The number of foreigners visiting Japan reached a record 19.73 million during the year of 2015, according to Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO). According to the Japan Tourism Agency, the demand for Japan-compatible SIM cards is growing among international tourists. People visiting Japan increasingly wish to use their smartphones for constant access to the internet to check maps, search restaurants, souvenir shops, etc., and upload photos to SNS.
- Prepaid SIM for JAPANhttp://prepaidsim.jp/
About NTT Communications Corporation
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