Difficulty to find free Wi-Fi in Japan
For checking a map, making an online reservation for the restaurant, and posting nice photos on SNS, internet connection is essential for travelers. On the other hand, a lot of travelers are not satisfied for free Wi-Fi in Japan. According to a 2017 survey by Japan Tourism Agency, 21% of travelers experienced difficulties to find free Wi-Fi in Japan. The metropolitan areas such as Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka trying to expand the coverage of free Wi-Fi especially around the public transportations, but it’s still difficult to find hot spots in the cities or other areas. Even if you find the free Wi-Fi, you might have to register your personal information for one time use.