"West Japan Railway Company (JR West)... will launch free Wi-Fi service for tourists on July 1 (2013) at 11 stations on its shinkansen (bullet train) lines, including for the first time Shin-Kobe, Okayama, Hiroshima, Ogura, Hakata, as well as stations where it is already available—Kyoto, Shin-Osaka, Osaka, Tenoji, Kansai Airport and Sannomiya...The JR West free Wi-Fi will be available around ticket gates and lobbies at concourses. In order to use the tourist Wi-Fi, you have to get a guest code before arriving in Japan. Then you can access the Wi-Fi by simply selecting JR-WEST_FREE_Wi-Fi on your device."
Source: Free Wi-Fi for tourists to become available at 11 JR West stations
JUN. 14, 2013