Japan Wireless Potable Wifi (Pocket Wifi) Rental Service
A rental service providing WiFi routers by Y!mobile and SoftBank. As it already has been recommended by them, we also recommend you to select plans with SoftBank's WiFi router as it offers a large coverage and unlimited data capacity.
Unlimited data, recommended for use in urban areas!
Y!mobile offers a service called unlimited data advanced mode, which is available only with devices compatible with it.
It enables you to connect with the internet without worrying about the data capacity and the transmission speed. Although the service does not available in many rural areas yet, you can use it in urban areas without any problems.
Regular mode covers area wider than that of with the advanced mode, however, if you over the data capacity of 7GB, the transmission speed decreases to 128kbps.
Note that if you change the mode to the advanced in that situation, the speed does not be changed until that month is over.
Unlimited data, covering local areas!
SoftBank is a parent company of Y!mobile, and they offer the network wider than Y!mobile's.
Available with the areas compatible with 4G LTE, and the data communication is available in the areas as wide as ones offered by docomo and au.
Some WiFi routers provided by SoftBank offer unlimited data services, and which are said not to be limited on the data much.
However, they offer only a few as a rental service for travelers.