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Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi

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Department of Planning and Development Information Policy Division 
TEL: 096-333-2143 
FAX: 096-381-8211 
Email [email protected]

In this prefecture, free public wireless LAN service "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" is available.

Attention

By this service, we do not encrypt for improvement in convenience.
Therefore, in the case of the use, please do not input personal information and confidential information (password, credit card number).
We may have information stolen by malicious user.


With "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi"

Public wireless LAN to be usable in anyone free!

 "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" improves convenience such as visitors from home and abroad, and even anyone who primarily aimed at enhancement of communication means at the time of dispatch power reinforcement, megathon and disasters such as sightseeing, traffic information is the public wireless LAN service that is available with for free.
 Each facility cooperates and cooperates with the prefecture and, as part of base maintenance of local computerization, maintains wireless LAN environment in main traffic base or public facilities in the prefecture, and each facility provides wireless LAN service for user widely.
 Earmark is logo using KUMAMON and is public wireless LAN that it is easy to use by network name (SSID called kumamoto-free-wifi) that we commonized clearly.
※We changed name of "Kumamoto for free Wi-Fi" to "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi".


Aim of environmental maintenance

 Visitor from foreign countries can be easily connected with smartphone or tablet in the Internet connection that is not appreciated in particular in domestic communication environment.
 Through the Internet, we can perform acquisition, information exchange of sightseeing information and traffic information easily.


We give service and spot

Service offer spots of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" are as follows.

 [as of May 8, 2020 (Raiwa 2)] List of Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi_ setting (PDF: 947 kilobytes) We open with the other window

 

 

About the use

Service contents

This service is offered as service for users of facility. Please look after rule, manner when you use facility in the use.
By this service, we can be connected to the Internet using wireless LAN connection functions such as smartphone, tablet, PC which user possesses.
SSID (※) when we use this service is "kumamoto-free-wifi". ※ Mark which distinguishes access point of wireless LAN
The fee for this service is free. But paid service in the Internet burdens user.
By this service, we do not encrypt for improvement of convenience. Please perform security measures of apparatus using this service in the user.


Usage

"Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" is available in the next procedure.

  1. We open the Wi-Fi establishment with smartphone, tablet and choose kumamoto-free-wifi in network (SSID)
  2. We start browser
  3. We are connected to the Internet when we register with registration screen

When we use for the first time, we register. Only the first time needs registration for each method.
It is available without registration by choosing kumamoto-free-wifi after the second in network (SSID) of Wi-Fi.


The use method

By this service, either method is available in two kinds of next for each facility.

  1.  NTT BP method

    ・By NTT BP method, we use wireless LAN access point which NTT BroadbandPlatform, Inc (we say "NTT BP" as follows) provides.                                                        ・ User registration (email return method or SNS cooperation method) is necessary to use.                     ・It is necessary to complete registration by opening up URL in email to receive e-mail address after the registration (we say "email return method" as follows).   ・It is necessary to log in to SNS, and to complete registration. (we say "SNS cooperation method" as follows).                         ・Connection is cut every three hours. But the daily use number of times does not have limit.
    ・Registration of e-mail address is effective for one year and is available without re-registration for one year.
    ・In the use, agreement to Terms of Use which NTT BP establishes to these terms is necessary.
    ・Terms of Use which NTT BP establishes are displayed by screen at the time of connection.

  2. ※We extended connect time per once of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" (NTTBP method) for three hours from one hour (November 30, 2016 ~).
    ※We changed user registration method of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" (NTTBP method) (February 27, 2018 ~).
    (new method: email return method and SNS cooperation method former method: email registration method)

     

  3.  FREESPOT method

    ・By FREESPOT method, we use wireless LAN access point which FREESPOT meeting sets forth.
    ・User registration (1.email return method or 2.SNS cooperation method) is necessary to use.                    ・It is necessary to complete registration by password input in email to receive e-mail address after the registration (we say "email return method" as follows). ・It is necessary to log in to SNS, and to complete registration. (we say "SNS cooperation method" as follows).                         ・When user does not register, it becomes the use only for ten minutes (we say "guest method" as follows). It becomes the use every three hours by guest method.
    ・Registration by email certification method is effective for half a year and is available without re-registration for half a year.
    ・In the use, agreement to Terms of Use which FREESPOT meeting stipulates to these terms is necessary.
    ・Terms of Use which FREESPOT meeting stipulates are displayed by screen at the time of user's registration.


    The use guide

    For more information about usage, user's registration, please refer to the next use guide.

     

     FAQs

      When you cannot be connected, you refer to the big use guide, and please note matter of next (1) - (2).

     (1) Wi-Fi electric wave depends on the situation of obstacle, but only around 30m arrives. Please confirm that you need in service area of Wi-Fi offer facility.

       In addition, ask facility about the details of area. (Wi-Fi offer facility We open with the other window(external link))   

       (2) when register the use of e-mail address or SNS, may take time of degree for from 30 seconds to 1 minute until initial registration screen is displayed.


    Terms of Use 

    You agree to the next Terms of Use, and please use where service (we say "this service" as follows) of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" is used.
    PDF Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi Terms of Use With new window(PDF: 521.1 kilobytes)


    About setting

    Setting terms

     We establish facility setting up "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" based on the next setting terms and provide this service.


    Recruitment of setting facilities

     We have you approve of purpose of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" and raise setting application from public facilities, transportation facility, tourist facility which can cooperate with setting expansion of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi".

    1. Application

      On setting of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi", please submit setting application based on setting terms to reference.
      You became able to apply for (thing giving chisel service during event period) that it was for event. Submission of setting application and written consent is necessary.

    2. In setting

      As for wireless LAN apparatus, the Internet line, I would like burden, setting in each facility.
      Please refer to setting terms for wireless LAN method, apparatus in "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi".

    3. Offer of sticker, publication to "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" homepage

      We offer stickers of logo using KUMAMON to setting facility. (for notice in facility)
      In the prefecture, we are going to disseminate information for home and abroad such as map indication of setting facility, link indication through puff let and homepage.


    Setting cooperation company

    Managers of facility register consultation (method, expense, setting point) of maintenance or setting of apparatus with local company with offer of "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" setting cooperation company on installing "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" to ask easily.
    For more information about setting cooperation company, please refer With new windowto "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" setting cooperation company.

     

    Contact information

    Kumamoto Department of Planning and Development transport policy, intelligence ofiice Information Policy Division
    "Kumamoto-free Wi-Fi" charge
    〒862-8570 6-18-1, Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi
    Tel: 096-333-2145
    E-mail: [email protected]

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Department of Planning and Development Information Policy Division
Telephone: 096-333-2143
Fax: 096-381-8211
Email [email protected]
(ID: 8524)

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