Press Releases 2011

Free “SOFTBANK Wi-Fi Spot” to Support Tohoku
Pacific Earthquake

March 12, 2011
SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.

SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. announces it is making “SOFTBANK Wi-Fi Spot”, a public wireless LAN service free of charge to support the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake. Anyone who uses wireless LAN capable handsets can use high speed communication at “SOFTBANK Wi-Fi Spot” service area regardless of the mobile phone operators customers use.

This service is available by entering or choosing “FON” network with wireless LAN capable handsets. Please refer to the web site* below for the service area.

We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake and our thoughts go out to those suffering in its aftermath.

[Notes]
  • *Please note that SOFTBANK Wi-Fi Spot with ★ signs on the web site do not provide free service. This service may not be available in some areas due to the consequences of an earthquake even ★ signs are not shown.
  • *SOFTBANK, the SOFTBANK name and logo are registered trademarks or trademark of SOFTBANK CORP. in Japan and other countries.
  • The information is true and accurate at the time of publication.
    Price, specification, contact and other information of products and service may be subjected to change. The information contains certain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements.
  • SoftBank BB Corp., SoftBank Telecom Corp. and Ymobile Corporation merged into SoftBank Mobile Corp. on April 1, 2015. Please see below for pre-merger press releases from SoftBank BB Corp., SoftBank Telecom Corp., and Ymobile Corporation. SoftBank Mobile Corp. changed its company name to SoftBank Corp. on July 1, 2015.