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Source: JCB
JCB Global Wifi Helps JCB Cardmembers Stay Connected When Visiting Japan

TOKYO, Nov 4, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB) is pleased to announce that starting November 1, JCB cardmembers from around the world can take advantage of the JCB Global Wifi mobile router rental offer to stay connected when visiting Japan.

Since the number of international visitors to Japan is rising dramatically and exceeded 10 million in 2013, JCB caters to the needs of such travelers by offering services for them to have more comfortable trip.

JCB has teamed up with Vision Inc. to provide LTE-capable mobile wifi router rental to cardmembers at a special low price of 600 yen* per day (excluding tax). Now all the JCB cardmembers outside Japan can enjoy fast internet access when visiting Japan for business or pleasure.

More and more JCB cards are being issued outside Japan, especially in East and Southeast Asia, with more than 17 million cardmembers as of March 2014, an increase of 58% over the past two years. JCB Global Wifi will help meet the needs of these cardmembers for convenient internet access at a low price.

*Approximately 5.58 USD.
About JCB Global Wifi

Start date:  November 1, 2014

Target:      Cardmembers with JCB cards issued outside Japan

Rental fee:  600 yen per day (excluding tax)
Options:     Spare battery 100 yen per day (excluding tax)
             Insurance - mini package 200 yen per day (excluding tax)
             Insurance - full package 300 yen per day (excluding tax)
Network:     LTE (3G in some areas)
Application: JCB Global Wifi website

English      http://jcbglobalwifi.jp/en/
Taiwanese    http://jcbglobalwifi.jp/tw/
Chinese      http://jcbglobalwifi.jp/cn/
Korean       http://jcbglobalwifi.jp/kr/

Payment:     JCB card only

Pick up and return: By delivery service in Japan or at airport counters 
                    (New Chitose, Narita, Haneda, Chubu, Kansai and Fukuoka)
About JCB

JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading credit card issuer and acquirer in Japan. JCB launched its card business in Japan in 1961 and began expanding worldwide in 1981. Its acceptance network includes about 26 million merchants and over a million cash advance locations in 190 countries and territories. JCB cards are now issued in 16 countries and territories, with more than 84 million cardmembers. As part of its international growth strategy, JCB has formed alliances with more than 350 leading banks and financial institutions globally to increase merchant coverage and cardmember base. As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to provide responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide. For more information, visit: www.jcbcorporate.com/english

Note: JCB statistics included in About JCB are as of the end of March 2014.

Contact
Ayako Tanaka
JCB International Co., Ltd.
Corporate Planning
Phone: +81-3-5778-8390
Email: jcbinternational-pr@info.jcb.co.jp

Topic: Press release summary
Source: JCB

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