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During travel in Japan I would like to have internet in my laptop and Ipad. What is not very expensive solution to do that? Is there any prepaid internet in Japan? I Think I will need 1GB

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How much data would you need? 100MB? 10GB? –  Dirty-flow Mar 5 '13 at 9:40
    
I think I will need 1Gb –  user1501700 Mar 5 '13 at 10:27
    
Which country are you coming from? Do you need a 3G connection or can it be tied to WLAN accesspoints? –  uncovery Mar 5 '13 at 11:51
    
I'm from Latvia. I'm interested in both - 3G and WLAN –  user1501700 Mar 5 '13 at 15:28
    
See also: travel.stackexchange.com/questions/7276/… –  jpatokal Mar 6 '13 at 3:30
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If you would install a FON router at home, you have free access to FON spots in Japan. The coverage seems okay in some regions.

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There are several different companies in Japan that rent or sell pre-paid SIM cards and portable Wifi Routers:

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Not 'prepaid' per se, but Starbucks in Japan now offers free Wi-fi and an English log-in page. I've found many of the FON hotspots to be inaccessible even though I have a FON router at home as many are sponsored by Softbank and hence need to be accessed through a Softbank 3G connection to add the appropriate profile / cookies.

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