|Above, a Tokyo Tully's coffee shop where I've managed to get good Wi-Fi access. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Japan lags to a certain extent when it comes to Wi-Fi services for foreign visitors. But they're working on it.
The Japan Times reported:
The government kicked off a campaign Monday to give tourists access to SIM cards and Wi-Fi routers, aiming to offer a better quality communications environment.
The Japan Tourism Agency (JTA) said that while the government has been working to spread free Wi-Fi availability for international travelers, it isn’t possible to provide blanket coverage nationwide.
Yet Japan has high quality mobile communications networks all across the country, and this is something tourists can take advantage of, officials said.To read more, go here.