Japan will provide free Wi-Fi access to tourists

The Japanese government has partnered with KDDI and NTT DoCoMo to give tourists visiting the island nation free Wi-Fi service starting in 2016. According to MuniWireless, Japan is preparing to provide incoming tourists with special IDs when they arrive at airports and show their passports. The IDs will give visitors access to free Wi-Fi in train stations, airports and other locations. The program is part of Japan's preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. For more, see this MuniWireless article.