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Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Project

Promotion of Free Wi-Fi Spots Made Available for Any User

Recently, the numbers of both domestic and international visitors to Yamanashi are steadily increasing. In order to make touring Yamanashi more convenient for visitors, the Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Project provides free Wi-Fi spots throughout the prefecture. This project is made possible by the collaboration between Yamanashi Prefecture, Yamanashi Tourist Organization, and private companies.

Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Project Summary

  •  1.Introduction of the free Wi-Fi spots available for any user (page will be made available in multiple languages).
  • 2.Recruitment and introduction (as needed) of organizations and companies that endorse the project.
  • 3.Goals for the setup of free Wi-Fi spots
    230 places in Yamanashi on January 11, 2012 à 500 places at the end of 2012 à 1000 places at the end of 2013
  • 4.Schedule
    January 1, 2012:Recruitment of endorsing organizations
    February 1, 2012:Opening of Free Wi-Fi Spot Website, creation of a unified trademark
  • 5. User Services
    NTT Hikari Station
    2 weeks of free Wi-Fi for international visitors provided by NTT Hikari Station through the “free Wi-Fi card.”
    Service Outline( External link )
    July 30, 2012                Start of user services
    The following 10 places distribute the “Free Wi-Fi Card.” (Plans are being made to expand to more locations.) 

  “Free Wi-Fi Card.”

No. Place Name Address
1 Yamanashi Tourism Organization 1-8-17 Marunouchi, Kofu City
2 Kofu Tourist Information Center Inside of JR Kofu Station, 1-1-8 Marunouchi, Kofu City
3 Fuji Hokuroku Parking Lot Tourism Information Center 5597-84 Kenmarubi, Kami-Yoshida, Fuji-Yoshida City
4 Fuji Visitor Center 6663-1 Funatsu, Fuji-Kawaguchiko Town, Minami Tsuru-gun
5 Otsuki Tourist Information Center 1-13-31 Otsuki, Otsuki City
6 Michi-no-Eki Doshi 9745 Kami-Nakayama, Doshi Village, Minami Tsuru-gun
7 Isawa Onsen Tourist Association Information Center—Ekimae Branch 186 Matsumoto, Isawa-cho, Fuefuki City
8 Isawa Onsen Tourism Station (Isawa Onsen Foot Spa Plaza) 1607 Kawanakajima, Isawa-cho, Fuefuki City
9 Tsuru City Tourism and Industry Division 1-1-1Kamiya, Tsuru City
10 Find Japan—Yamanashi Tourist Information Center 6663-11 Funatsu, ,Fuji-Kawaguchiko Town, Minami Tsuru-gun
11 Fujikawaguchiko Tourist Information 3631-5,Funatsu,Fuji-Kawaguchiko Town, Minami Tsuru-gun
12 Fujiyoshida Tourist Information Center 2-4-20 Kamiyoshida Fujiyoshida-shi Yamanashi

 

 Usage Conditions for Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Spots

 Only devices that have received the Japanese Technical Regulations Conformity Certification are allowed to use the Wi-Fi. It is a violation of Japan’s Radio Act if devices that do not conform to the above standards and brought from abroad use the Wi-Fi. (Apple devices, such as the iPhone and iPad, can use the Wi-Fi.) Please confirm your device at the following links before using the Wi-Fi.

 FAQ on Technical Conformity Mark(Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)( External link )

Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Trademark

やまなしFreeWi-Fiマーク(漢字入)

Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Spots

Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Spots

Map of Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Spots

Map of Yamanashi Free Wi-Fi Spots (eternal link)