First time ever! Free Wi-Fi at all mountain huts on Mt. Fuji! "Fujisan Wi-Fi"

―Powerful support for sightseeing and disaster prevention for both Japanese and foreign visitors using multilingual speech translation system―

  • Shizuoka Prefectural Government
  • Yamanashi Prefectural Government
  • Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd.

June 29,2016

From July 10, 2016, Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President: Koji Otsuka; hereafter Wi2), a contractor for Shizuoka Prefectural Government (Governor: Heita Kawakatsu) and Yamanashi Prefectural Government (Governor: Hitoshi Goto), will provide a free wireless LAN service, Fujisan Wi-Fi, for use at 49 [1] locations including all the mountain huts on Mt. Fuji as well as at Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport [2] for the first time ever [3].

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Fujisan Wi-Fi is a wireless LAN service available free of charge to both Japanese tourists and foreign visitors to Japan. In compliance with the grant requirements of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, safe and simple use of the service is ensured by two authentication methods, SNS account and email address.
Fujisan Wi-Fi supports 00000JAPAN [4] integrated network for use in the event of a large-scale disaster and the service can be used as a means of communication in an emergency.

As Fujisan Wi-Fi also supports Wi2's TRAVEL JAPAN Wi-Fi app for foreign visitors to Japan, by downloading the app and agreeing to the terms of use, foreign visitors can use Fujisan Wi-Fi access points to automatically connect to Wi-Fi.
Additionally, au smartphone users can use Fujisan Wi-Fi easily as an au Wi-Fi SPOT.

KDDI CORPORATION (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Takashi Tanaka) will introduce multilingual sightseeing guidance for foreign visitors to Japan using the multilingual speech translation system [5] at Mt. Fuji trail heads (Fujinomiya Trail Head, Subashiri Trail Head, Gotemba Trail Head and Yoshida Trail Head) successively from July 10, 2016. By providing route guidance and climbing advice through the multilingual speech translation system, in addition to supporting safe and trouble-free climbing, KDDI aims to convey the attractions of Mt. Fuji and contribute to an increased number of climbers, high repeat rate and a ripple effect on the local economy by tourism.

The four companies concerned will contribute to improved safety, user-friendliness and convenience for all visitors to Mt. Fuji.

【Overview of Fujisan Wi-Fi Service】

  • Availability period:
    July 10 - September 10 (tentative)
    • While the mountain huts are in business
  • Available Area:
    49 locations including all mountain huts
    • Except establishments that are closed. See below for details.
    Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport (1F Information Center)
    • Additional locations in the airport are under consideration.
TrailAvailable Locations
Fujinomiya Trail 5th Station Gogome Rest House
5th Station Mt. Fuji General Information Center
6th Station Unkaiso
6th Station Hoei-sanso
New 7th Station Goraiko-sanso
Original 7th Station Yamaguchi-sanso
8th Station First Aid Center
8th Station Ikeda-kan
9th Station Mannenyuki-sanso
9.5th Station Munatsuki-sanso
Summit Fujikan Summit Hut
Subashiri Trail 5th Station Kikuya
5th Station Higashifuji-sanso
Sunaharai 5th Station Yoshinoya
6th Station Osada-sanso (Shakunage-sanso)
Original 6th Station Seto-kan
7th Station Taiyo-kan
Original 7th Station Miharashi-kan
8th Station Edoya
Original 8th Station Munatsuki Edoya
8.5th Station Goraiko-kan
Summit Tokyoya
Summit Ogiya
Summit Yamaguchiya
Gotemba Trail 5th Station Half Mountain (Fujikyu Shop)
5th Station Trail Station
New 5th Station Oishi-chaya
7.4th Station Waraji-kan
7.5th Station Sunabashiri-kan
7.9th Station Akaiwa-hachigokan
Yoshida Trail 5th Station Unjokaku
5th Station Mt. Fuji 5th Station General Management Center
5th Station Road Corporation Administration Building
6th Station Sato-goya
6th Station Satomidaira☆Seikan-so
6th Station Mt. Fuji Safety Guidance Center
7th Station Hana-goya
7th Station Hinode-kan
7th Station 7th Station Tomoe-kan
8th Station Kamaiwa-kan
8th Station Fuji-ichikan
8th Station Torii-so
8th Station Toyo-kan
Original 8th Station Taishi-kan
Original 8th Station Horai-kan
Original 8th Station Hakuun-so
Original 8th Station Ganso-muro
Original 8th Station Fujisan Hotel
Original 8th Station Original 8th Station Tomoe-kan
  • Eligibility:
    All Wi-Fi device users
    • Can be used as an au Wi-Fi SPOT
    • TRAVEL JAPAN Wi-Fi is available for foreign visitors
  • Sign-in method:
    【SNS authentication】
    • STEP 1:
      Select Fujisan_Wi-Fi to launch the browser
    • STEP 2:
      Select the relevant SNS logo on the login screen and login with your SNS account [6]
    【Email authentication】
    • STEP 1:
      Select Fujisan_Wi-Fi to launch the browser
    • STEP 2:
      Enter your email address in the login screen and press SEND
    • STEP 3:
      Sign in from the URL sent to you by email within 5 minutes
  • Languages:
    Available in 6 languages (Japanese, English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Thai)


  • [1]
    Except some establishments that are closed. For details of availability, see Available Locations in Overview of Fujisan Wi-Fi Service.
  • [2]
    Service is available at 1F Information Center in Mt. Fuji Shizuoka Airport.
  • [3]
    First-ever free Wi-Fi service at all Mt. Fuji mountain huts (as of June 29, 2016)
  • [4]
    Ref.)Open link in a new windowTIME & SPACE "What is 00000JAPAN?" (in Japanese only)
  • [5]
    The multilingual speech translation system utilizes technology developed by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT).
    Translation is available in around 30 languages including English, Chinese (Simplified) and Korean.
    (As of June 29, 2016. Voice input/output is not supported in some languages.)
  • [6]
    Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo! JAPAN and Weibo accounts can be accessed with the service.



TRAVEL JAPAN Wi-Fi service has been provided by Wi2 since December 2014 with the aim of further invigorating the inbound business area, targeted at the increasing number of foreign visitors to Japan. The following three services connecting foreign visitors and enterprises are provided geared to improving the internet environment for foreign travellers. At present, over 80 [7] companies participate in the system, supporting the inbound business of enterprises and local governments.
The TRAVEL JAPAN Wi-Fi app provided with this service has recorded a cumulative total of 1.5 million downloads.

  • [7]
    As of the end of March 2016

1. Unlimited free use of up to 200,000 Wi-Fi SPOTs
2. Support for great value and more convenient travel in Japan by delivery of useful information
3. Further enhancement of the service by utilization of analysis reports

  • The information contained in the news releases is current at the time of publication. Products, service fees,service content and specifications, contact information, and other details are subject to change without notice.