Weekender and Wi2 Announce
New Service Targeting Non-Japanese in Japan
Bulbous Cell Media Group KK (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Ray Pedersen; hereafter Weekender) and Wire and Wireless Co.,Ltd. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Masao Hibino; hereafter Wi2) have cooperated on a new project targeting non-Japanese in Tokyo.
Starting from October, Weekender's unique, international-minded web content is now available for free to anyone who accesses the English portal of the Wi2300 wireless LAN internet service available inside shuttle buses between Narita Airport and locations such as Marunouchi and Yokohama. Weekender will be collaborating by introducing the Wi2300 service to expat readers of its free magazine and website in order to increase recognition of the service.
[ Wi2 300 English Portal site ]
Wi2's wireless LAN internet service Wi2 300 is not only for Japanese, but is also useful for all residents of Japan, as well as foreigners visiting the country. Especially on shuttle buses to and from Narita Airport, foreigners make up about half of the users of the service. Weekender has the longest history of any English free magazine in Japan, delivering up-to-date content to expat business people and families. By implementing this joint promotion, Weekender and Wi2 are offering foreign tourists and business people the ability to access news and information in real time, and expansion of the service is planned in order to further increase convenience.
Wi2 understands wireless platforms and is expanding the contents it offers in order to increase the enjoyment of users. Wi2 is committed to increasing the reach of its wireless LAN and wireless broadband services to fit into various people's lifestyles.
Wi2 300 is a wireless broadband internet service offered by Wi2. Laptop computers, iPhones and other devices with WiFi capabilities can easily access the service. It is available at 7000 wireless LAN spots nationwide, including the Marunouchi area (Maru Bldg., Shin Maru Bldg., Marunouchi Oazo), shuttle buses to and from Narita and Haneda airports, and roaming areas (BB Mobile Points and LiveDoor Wireless).