- Certain functions/features in the applicable services will count towards your data quota. For details, please see here.
- For the usage fee of each service, please pay separately to each company.
- Various devices that support only SoftBank3G, Windows tablets, and mobile data communication devices are not eligible for GIGA No Count and will consume data when using an applicable service.
In addition to the 50GB*1 monthly data usage quota, YouTube, AbemaTV, TVer, GYAO!, Hulu, LINE, Instagram, Facebook along with other video services and social networks*2 can be used with no limit*3 using "GIGA No Count". "Ultra GIGA MONSTER Plus" is the name of the service that includes "Basic Plan" and "Data Flat-rate 50GB Plus" and is available from ¥3,480 a month with various discounts.
If usage exceeds 50GB, transfer speeds (both upstream and downstream) will be limited to 128Kbps for the rest of the billing month. By purchasing additional data, you can use data communication without having your data speed reduced.
Services applicable to "GIGA No Count" are scheduled to be expanded gradually in the future. Applicable services may also change.
Applicable for data usage within Japan. Even for services applicable to unlimited usage, there may be cases when unlimited usage may not apply, for example if data is used through a VPN (Virtual Private Network) or technical factors. In addition, usage of certain services/features (such as LINE calls) within applicable services are not included in the unlimited usage. Paid services must be paid separately to each company. If large data transfers are continuously performed over a certain period, and SoftBank judges that the data transfer is being performed by a machine, data transfer speeds may be restricted.
Cases in which data is counted towards your quota
Please note that the following operations and functions count towards your data quota. Details of the service listed here may change without notice. （As of December 18,2019）
Common for all contents
Data transfers using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) or proxy server / Connecting to an external link or server / Data usage when using an unofficial app / Overseas usage (global roaming) / Simultaneous connection and connection switch of Wi-Fi and mobile data usage (4G/3G)
Live broadcasting / Clicking on an advertisement link
Amazon Prime Video
(will be added from January 31st,2020)
Data transfers besides viewing and downloading videos (certain images,advertisements,API,etc.)
Browsing the Notification page / Browsing the FAQ / Browsing official sites of programs
Advertisements / Measurement related beacon / Data transfers related to the video distribution solution system / Browsing topics
Viewing and browsing advertisements / Viewing images and text / Viewing certain live broadcasts / Browsing web pages
Advertisements / Analytics services such as Google Analytics / Data usage when registering for paid membership
Data transfers besides viewing and downloading videos (browsing the site, video manifest, DRM license, images, subtitle data, viewing quality beacon, API, etc.)
StudySapuri / StudySapuri English
Analytics services such as Google Analytics
Voice calls / Video calls
Clicking on an advertisement link
Playing back music (Music Stories)
Playing back music (Music Stories) / Messenger
Clicking on an advertisement link
<Monthly usage fee example: First year when various discounts are applied>
|1 person||Number of people included in Everybody Family Discount Plus|
|2 people||3 people||4 people or more|
|Ultra GIGA MONSTER Plus||Basic Plan (Voice Calls)||¥980|
|Data Plan 50GB Plus||¥6,500|
|1-year Discount (1 year)*4||-¥1,000|
|Home Bundle Discount Hikari Set*5||-¥1,000|
|Everybody Family Discount Plus||-||-¥500||-¥1,500||-¥2,000|
Requires a new or upgrade contract (including USIM card contracts).
A fixed-line service fee will be charged separately. For SoftBank Hikari, a subscription to the specified option (¥500/month) is required. If you use Yahoo! BB Value Plan or White BB, the discount period is 2 years.
|Name||Service details||Monthly fee|
|Basic Plan (Voice Calls)||¥20 per 30 seconds*6||¥980|
|Semi flat-rate option*7||Voice calls in Japan up to 5 minutes are free of charge||+¥500|
|Flat-rate option*7||Voice calls in Japan are free of charge all the time||+¥1,500|
Calls within Japan to the same family discount group are free all the time.
Certain services may not be covered by the free voice call service.
iPhone (iPhone 5 or later), Google Pixel, 4G smartphones, feature phones
See other price plans *Japanese only