If you would like a new telephone line installed or an existing line moved, you can apply by phoning NTT by dialing 116, or by visiting your nearest NTT office. If you would like to have a mobile phone or a PHS (Personal Handy-phone System), you can apply directly to the phone company of your choice, or visit its nearest agent. You will need to present your Resident Card (or Certificate of Alien Registration if applicable) and student ID card (personal identification). Listed below are the major mobile phone companies in Japan.
The method of connecting to the
Internet varies according to
your local communicationenvironment and in particular
type of line (dial-up, ADSL, Cable
provider and make inquiries
with them. Listed below are the major
Internet providers in