19 December 2015

FREETEL Prepaid Data SIM for Japan available from December 21

Source: Plus One Marketing.
Plus One Marketing, a Japanese manufacturer founded specialising in mobility hardware under the FREETEL brand, will offer the FREETEL Prepaid Data SIM for Japan* from December 21, 2015. 

Targeted at travellers to Japan, the prepaid SIM enables users to access selected social media applications such as Facebook, Kakao Talk, WeChat, LINE and WhatsApp with no data limits for seven days. In addition, users can easily add value with data recharge coupons.

The documentation comes in Japanese, English, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Korean, Arabic, Spanish and French, and the SIM can be bought from Yodobashi Camera and Bic Camera stores.

There are 1GB and 2GB packages, available for seven and 30 days respectively for both micro and nano SIMs.


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*A Wi-Fi connection may be required for setting up the APN settings for iPhone and iPad.
The available network depends on the LTE/3G coverage of NTT DoCoMo.
Frequency bands supported: 4G/LTE: B1(2,100MHz)/ B19(800MHz)/ B21(1,500MHz)/ B3(1,800MHz), 3G/WCDMA: B1(2,100MHz)/ B6/19(800MHz).
Returns and/or exchanges will not be accepted after the package has been opened. SIM cards cannot be reissued. 
SIM cards can only be used for the limited period shown on the packaging.
After the high-speed allotment limit has been surpassed, the maximum data speeds will be reduced to 150Kbps.