Asahi Net LTE | Low-cost SIM Card | 3 Giga Plan 900 yen/month | Campaign! Max. 2 months no charge!

Apply by 31st August 2015 and get these benefits!

What is Asahi Net LTE?

Asahi Net LTE is a high-speed data communication service for users of smartphones and tablets. With the Asahi Net LTE service you will receive a rental SIM card and will simply use that SIM card in place of the SIM card you currently use in your smartphone, tablet or mobile router. It is possible to make calls over the Internet using services like Skype, LINE, 050plus, Kakao. It isn't possible to use the service for voice communication on mobile (cellular) telephone networks.

Recommended for SIM-free newbies!

Just Right Data 3 Giga | Fast & Cheap ntt docomo 150Mbps speed | Bundle! + Smartphone/Tablet

No. 1 for customer satisfaction!

Asahi Net has been ranked No. 1 for 10 years running by several research agencies. Many members expressed satisfaction with our after-sales service as well as the stability of our Internet service and low-cost.

Reasons for No.1 customer satisfaction ranking | After-sales service | Stable and fast Internet | Lowest cost of providers

A tablet or smartphone for you!

Apply for one of the devices below at the same time as you apply for Asahi Net LTE and have the device delivered in as little as 3 days.

NEWSmartphone / HUAWEI P8Lite
  • Thin and light, with a 5 inch display.
    Delivered with APN settings already made for you!

    Device Payment
    • One-time payment of 28,560 yen
    • 24 monthly payments of 1,190 yen (*1)

    Details

  • Smartphone / Huawei P8Lite

Tablet / LaVie Tab S
  • Made by NEC, has a 8 inch full-HD display.
    Delivered with APN settings already made for you!

    Apply now and NO 3,000 yen initial setup charge!

    Device Payment
    • 24 monthly payments of 1,575 yen (*1 )

    Details

  • Tablet / LaVie Tab S

  • * All the above charges exclude tax.
  • *1. Should you choose to pay in monthly installments, the monthly charge will not be charged in the service opening month and there will be a 200 yen /month discount on the monthly charge for the next 11 months.

Simple signup will only take a minute!
Asahi Net LTE is cheap!

  • Your Asahi Net User ID and password are required.

Call
03-6631-0861
0120-577-135 if using a NTT landline.
Call in English!
Open 10am to 5pm, weekdays.

You can do all this with 3GB!

Page Views 15,000 pages *1 | Video Plays About 13 hours *2  | Google Maps 5,400 views *3

  • * The actual amount of data traffic will differ due to location and type of content. The figures shown are a rough indication based on using the tablet. Your understanding is appreciated.
  • *1. The number of page views is roughly calculated based on the Yahoo! Japan top page being approximately 200KB/page.
  • *2. This can be calculated as approximately 18 minutes/day. This playing time is calculated based on a video of resolution 854 x 480 pixels being played at an average speed of 512kbps.
  • *3. This figure is a rough calculation based on displaying Tokyo Station and then zooming in once.

Usage charges

Monthly Charge 900 yen /month
Max. 2 months no charge*1

If combined with another Asahi Net connection service, you benefit more! The Bundle Discount.

Click for more about the Bundle Discount

Courses for which the Bundle Discount is applicable The Asahi Net LTE discount available with the Bundle Discount
Fiber-optic connection Courses:
Hikari with FLET'S, FLET'S Hikari Next, etc.

Other connection Courses:
FLET'S ADSL, Mail and Blog, FLET'S Hikari WiFI Access, etc.

-50 yen/month
  • * All the above charges exclude tax.
Initial Charge
Initial Setup Charge
3,000 yen
(Not charged if bundled with the LaVie Tab S tablet)
Maximum Speed
LTE connections:
max. download speed 150Mbps / max.
upload speed 50Mbps
3G connections:
max. download speed 14Mbps / max.
upload speed 5.7Mbps
docomo | The network is from assured and stable docomo lines!
Data Traffic

3GB/month

If data traffic reaches 3 GB in a month, the speed will be 200Kbps until the month end.

Campaign Period: Until 31st August 2015

  • * All the above charges exclude tax.
  • * In addition, a Universal Service Charge of 2 yen (tax-excluded) /month per SIM card will be charged.
  • *1. The monthly charge will not be charged in the service opening month and the next month. However, should the tablet or smartphone be purchased and payment in monthly installments be chosen, the monthly charge will not be charged in the service opening month and there will be a 200 yen /month discount for the next 11 months.
Buy a tablet or smartphone with the SIM!
Smartphone
HUAWEI P8Lite

HUAWEI P8Lite

One-time payment of 28,560 yen
or
24 monthly payments of 1,190 yen
Tablet
LaVie Tab S

LaVie Tab S

24 monthly payments of 1,575 yen
  • * All the above charges exclude tax.
With Asahi Net, a Fixed IP Address can be used with LTE!
Fixed

Initial charge: 800 yen

Monthly charge: 800 yen /month ⇒ 1 month no charge

  • * All the above charges exclude tax.
A lower charge for Asahi Net members

Are you a Asahi Net member using one of these other Asahi Net connection services? If so, thank you! By adding Asahi Net LTE, you can get an additional discount on the Asahi Net LTE monthly charge!

Current Connection Service Asahi Net LTE Discount
Hikari with FLET'S, AsahiNet Hikari, FLET'S ADSL, Mail and Blog, FLET'S Hikari WiFI Access, etc. -50 yen/month
  • * All the above charges exclude tax.

Simple signup will only take a minute!
Asahi Net LTE is cheap!

  • Your Asahi Net User ID and password are required.

Call
03-6631-0861
0120-577-135 if using a NTT landline.
Call in English!
Open 10am to 5pm, weekdays.

Precautions

Campaign

  • The Asahi Net LTE campaign is open to those who apply for the Asahi Net LTE between 1st August 2015 and 31st August 2015
  • * The service opening month is the earlier of either 1. The date on which the Asahi Net LTE SIM card is used to make the first Internet connection, or the date 5 days after the date the Asahi Net LTE SIM card is dispatched.
  • In order to fairly offer this service, we reserve the right to decline applications, such as when an applicant has made several applications, or when several applications have been made from the same postal address.

Monthly Payments for Devices

  • Those customers who choose to make 24 monthly payments in order to pay for their Asahi Net-supplied tablet or smartphone will be required to pay the sum of unpaid monthly payments, as shown in the chart below, should they terminate the contract at their convenience during the 24 month contract period. The amount to be paid will vary depending on the timing of the termination.
  • In addition to the payment of outstanding monthly payments, a cancellation charge of 3,000 yen (tax-excluded) will also need to be paid.
  • Furthermore, while making monthly payments, should there be a change to ASAHI Net LTE Plan, the Plan currently in use will be cancelled and any applicable Asahi Net campaign will be applied after the change.
LaVie Tab S TS708 Tablet
Opening
Month
2nd month 3rd month 4th month 5th month 6th month 7th month 8th month 9th month 10th month 11th month 12th month 13th month
37,800 yen 37,800 yen 36,225 yen 34,650 yen 33,075 yen 31,500 yen 29,925 yen 28,350 yen 26,775 yen 25,200 yen 23,625 yen 22,050 yen 20,475 yen
14th month 15th month 16th month 17th month 18th month 19th month 20th month 21st month 22nd month 23rd month 24th month 25th month 26th month〜
18,900 yen 17,325 yen 15,750 yen 14,175 yen 12,600 yen 11,025 yen 9,450 yen 7,875 yen 6,300 yen 4,725 yen 3,150 yen 1,575 yen 0
Ascend G620S Smartphone
Opening
Month
2nd month 3rd month 4th month 5th month 6th month 7th month 8th month 9th month 10th month 11th month 12th month 13th month
19,800 yen 19,800 yen 18,975 yen 18,150 yen 17,325 yen 16,500 yen 15,675 yen 14,850 yen 14,025 yen 13,200 yen 12,375 yen 11,550 yen 10,725 yen
14th month 15th month 16th month 17th month 18th month 19th month 20th month 21st month 22nd month 23rd month 24th month 25th month 26th month〜
9,900 yen 9,075 yen 8,250 yen 7,425 yen 6,600 yen 5,775 yen 4,950 yen 4,125 yen 3,300 yen 2,475 yen 1,650 yen 825 yen 0
Aterm MR03LN Mobile Router
Opening
Month
2nd month 3rd month 4th month 5th month 6th month 7th month 8th month 9th month 10th month 11th month 12th month 13th month
21,600 yen 21,600 yen 20,700 yen 19,800 yen 18,900 yen 18,000 yen 17,100 yen 16,200 yen 15,300 yen 14,400 yen 13,500 yen 12,600 yen 11,700 yen
14th month 15th month 16th month 17th month 18th month 19th month 20th month 21st month 22nd month 23rd month 24th month 25th month 26th month〜
10,800 yen 9,900 yen 9,000 yen 8,100 yen 7,200 yen 6,300 yen 5,400 yen 4,500 yen 3,600 yen 2,700 yen 1,800 yen 900 yen 0
  • * Even if tax rates change, the tax rate for the device payments will be the same as at the time of purchase.
  • * All the above charges exclude tax.

The Service

  • Asahi Net is offering this service as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) using the network of NTT DoCoMo.
  • To use the service, you will need a NTT DoCoMo Xi (crossy) or FOMA compatible device (smartphone, tablet, mobile router, etc), or SIM Free mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc.). For a list of devices that have been checked by Asahi Net, visit this page.
  • * Xi (crossy) and FOMA are registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC.

Service Area

  • The service area is the same as that provided with NTT DoCoMo's Xi (crossy) and FOMA services. To use the service in Xi (crossy) areas you will need a LTE-compatible device.
  • International roaming is not offered with this service.

Speeds / Supported Areas

  • With the 3 Giga Plan, until the monthly 3GB limit of data traffic is reached the service can be used at a maximum speed of 150Mbps. Should the 3GB limit be reached in a month, the connection speed will be reduced to 200Kbps until 00:00 on the first day of the following month.
  • The communication speeds shown for this service are the maximum technically possible, however they are not the speeds that you will actually experience when using the service. The service is a "best effort" service and therefore actual speeds are dependent on many factors including the communication environment, congestion on networks, the device in use at the time, etc. 150Mbps is possible only in some Xi (crossy) areas.
  • The service area is the same as that provided with NTT docomo's Xi and FOMA services and so is said by NTT docomo to be available to 100% of Japan. To check service areas, please visit this NTT docomo Web page.

Voice Calls

  • This service provides a SIM card that can only be used for data communication.
  • Voice calls using cell phone communication networks are not offered.
  • It is possible to make calls over the Internet using services like Skype, LINE, 050plus, Kakao, etc. although it is possible for the equipment being used to not make calls possible.

Application and Payment of Charges

  • It is not possible to cancel an application for this service.
  • In addition to the service monthly charge, a Universal Service Charge of 2 yen (tax-excluded) /month per SIM card will be charged.
  • Should a change of Plan be required while using this service, a handling charge of 3,000 yen (tax-excluded) will be billed.

The SIM Card

  • Voice service (including cell phone communication) is not offered with the SIM card provided with this service.
  • Only one Asahi Net LTE contract is available with each SIM card.
  • Please refrain from taking the SIM card outside Japan.

Your Device

  • Please provide your own device for use with the Asahi Net LTE service or purchase from Asahi Net, if available.
  • It is possible for some applications to not work on some services and devices that are unique to NTT DoCoMo.
  • With devices sold by NTT DoCoMo, there is no need to unlock the SIM card.

Change, Loss and Replacement of SIM Card

  • Should the SIM card fail to work out of the box, replacement will be possible for no charge.
  • Should a change of SIM card size be requested, for example from Mini-SIM to Micro-SIM, a 3,000 yen (tax-excluded) processing charge will be billed.
  • Should you lose or break the SIM card, a replacement can be sent to you for a 3,000 yen (tax-excluded) replacement fee.
  • There will be no reduction of Asahi Net LTE charges to cover for the time a replacement SIM card is sent to replace a lost or damaged SIM and use of the Asahi Net LTE service is not possible.

Cancellation

  • Should you cancel the Asahi Net LTE service, Asahi Net will charge the full Asahi Net LTE monthly charge for the cancellation month. Should you cancel the Asahi Net LTE service in the same month that you apply for it, regardless of any campaign in operation, you will be billed the full Asahi Net LTE monthly charge and the 3,000 yen (tax-excluded) initial charge.
  • Should you cancel the Asahi Net LTE service, please return the SIM card to Asahi Net.

Simple signup will only take a minute!
Asahi Net LTE is cheap!

  • Your Asahi Net User ID and password are required.

Call
03-6631-0861
0120-577-135 if using a NTT landline.
Call in English!
Open 10am to 5pm, weekdays.
Call us in English!
03-6631-0861
Open 10am to 5pm weekdays.
if using a NTT landline call. 0120-577-135

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