|Above, a shinkansen arrives at Atami Station. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
For those foreign visitors to Japan who just can't seem to detach themselves from the Internet while traveling, the Japanese government has made an announcement.
The Japan Times reported:
The government on Tuesday produced an annual action plan for tourism promotion, including a project to launch free Wi-Fi services on all shinkansen by the end of March 2019.
The free Wi-Fi services are aimed at improving convenience for visitors to the country and attracting more tourists to rural areas. The government will also aim to solve the problem of communication being cut off in tunnels by 2020.
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