(Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Yuji Yoshitake; hereafter, "Telecom Square"), a global provider of cross-border mobile communication solutions, announces that it will expand the "WiFiBOX" installed at the "NewDays Yaesu Central Gate" of JR Tokyo Station on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, due to popular demand. ), which is located in the "NewDays Yaesu Central Gates" of JR Tokyo Station.
What is WiFiBOX?
WiFiBOX" is a new Wi-Fi rental service released by Telecom Square on April 1, 2022. Its main features are as follows
A sharing-type service that allows immediate application, pickup, and start of use without prior reservation Unlimited use is available for 840 yen per day (price including tax) for plans within Japan A cable for charging is stored in the terminal, and a mobile battery functionality, and can also be used to charge smartphones.
The WiFiBOX received the Good Design Award for 2022 for its service design, which was highly evaluated for its multifaceted multiple benefits, including meeting the non-personal needs of the Corona Disaster, eliminating complicated procedures and queues for users, reducing operating costs, and securing extra space at the installation site.
The WiFiBOX service has already been launched at major airports nationwide, including Narita, Haneda, and Kansai International Airports, as well as at the Shinjuku Tourist Information Center.
Outline of Installation
NewDays Yaesu Chuo ticket gate, JR Tokyo Station 1F, Yaesu Chuo ticket gate
Within Japan 840 yen per day (price including tax, unlimited use)
*500MB/440 yen (including tax) and 1GB/660 yen (including tax) plans per day are also available.
Weekends and holidays 6:00-22:00
*Closings and hours of operation may change depending on circumstances, such as year-end and New Year holidays, so please check in advance before visiting.
How to use WiFiBOX
Reservation, pickup, return All steps are amazingly easy!
I need it now!" In such a case, you can rent immediately without reservation (*1). You can start renting in as little as 3 minutes.
*1: Advance reservations are available, but please be sure to check inventory on-site before pulling out.
Wi-Fi and mobile battery in a single unit
In addition to a USB cable for charging the unit, three types of cables are built in for charging smartphones. It can also be used as a mobile battery. The Wi-Fi unit alone can be rented without the special pouch and charger, which can become baggage items.