Getting Online: Internet in Japan

Find out about the Internet options available to you in your home in Japan...

There are many Internet service providers in Japan offering a variety of services. Broadband is the most popular choice in the country but there are also dial-up services available. The services available depend on location but good high-speed Internet is available in much of the country.

Not all companies offer packages or support in English. However, many Internet service providers use BB apply, an English language broadband agent, to help foreign customers.

Some major Internet service providers in Japan include:

To sign up for an Internet package, proof of identity and address are generally required. Bills are paid monthly and are usually paid by direct debit.

Further Information

  • Japan National Tourism Organisation page on telephones: Click here