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Monthly Charges

Basic Monthly Charge

Your basic monthly charge depends on your contract and type of use. Please see the diagram below.

  • Optional service charges apply for services such as Caller ID Display and Call Waiting.
  • Internal wiring usage charges and terminal equipment usage charges apply for subscribers who rent these items from NTT East. The only telephone sets that can be rented are black rotary-dial phones, push-button phones, and private pay phones (Pink Denwa).

Line Service Charge

The line service charge depends on the type of use (business/residential and rotary-dial line/touch-tone line) and the service area where your telephone is installed.

Monthly Line Service Charge by Service Area
(Per subscriber line)

Classification Class 3
Service Area
Class 2
Service Area
Class 1
Service Area
Analog Business use Rotary-dial ¥2,500 ¥2,350 ¥2,300
Touch-tone ¥2,400 ¥2,400
Residential use Rotary-dial ¥1,700 ¥1,550 ¥1,450
Touch-tone ¥1,600 ¥1,600
Analog Lite Plan Business use Rotary-dial ¥2,750 ¥2,600 ¥2,550
Touch-tone ¥2,650 ¥2,650
Residential use Rotary-dial ¥1,950 ¥1,800 ¥1,700
Touch-tone ¥1,850 ¥1,850
  • Subscribers are charged universal service charges of ¥3/month (excl. tax) for each telephone number (as of July 2016). Universal service charges enable the provision of universal services (analog telephone, public telephone, and emergency telephone services) throughout Japan. The charges are the same amount as the per-number fee (cost per number) set by the universal service support organization, and they will be revised in accordance with changes in that cost per number made by the universal service support organization.
  • Telephones using touch-tone lines are easier to operate, connect faster than telephones using rotary-dial lines, and can be used with a variety of services.
  • Charges for former Class 1 Service Areas or former Class 2 Service Areas are not shown in the table above.
  • Prices shown are not inclusive of tax.

Basic Contract Period

Analog Lite Plan has a basic contract period (one month). Even if you use Analog Lite Plan for less than a month, you will be charged for a full month's line service charges on your telephone bill.

Dialing Charge

Dialing charges are determined by distance, call duration, time, and day of the week.

Distance / Time of Call Daytime Evening* Late Night
8 a.m.-7 p.m. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. 11 p.m.-8 a.m.
Local Calls (¥8.5) 3 min. 4 min.
In-Prefecture Long-Distance Calls (¥10) Adjacent Area 90 sec. 2 min.
Up to 20 km
20 km - 60 km 1 min. 75 sec. 90 sec.
Over 60 km 45 sec. 1 min. 90 sec.
  • *Also includes weekend and holiday Daytime calls.
  • Charges for inter-prefecture calls and international calls depend on the carrier you are using.
  • Prices shown are not inclusive of tax.

Call duration for ¥10 from a public telephone

Distance / Time of Call Daytime Evening* Late Night
8 a.m.-7 p.m. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. 11 p.m.-8 a.m.
Local Calls 57.5 sec. 77.5 sec.
In-Prefecture Long-Distance Calls Adjacent Area 40.5 sec. 53 sec.
Up to 20 km
30 km 27 sec. 36.5 sec.
40 km 22 sec. 27 sec.
60 km 16.5 sec. 20.5 sec.
80 km 12 sec. 16 sec. 17.5 sec.
100 km 10.5 sec.
160 km 8.5 sec. 14.5 sec. 16 sec.
Over 160 km 8 sec. 12 sec. 13.5 sec.
  • *Also includes weekend and holiday Daytime calls.

Discount Rates

Dialing charges are discounted at certain times of the day and on certain days of the week.

Evening
Discount Rates
Approximately 20-25% discount for calls made between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. to areas over 20 km away.
Late Night
Discount Rates
Approximately 25-50% discount for calls made between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. regardless of distance.
Weekend and Holiday Discount Rates Calls made on Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays to areas over 20 km away are discounted (including calls made on January 2 and 3). The rates for weekend and holiday Daytime calls are the same as those for weekday Evening calls.
Distance Day Daytime Evening Late Night
8 a.m.-7 p.m. 7 p.m.-11 p.m. 11 p.m.-8 a.m.
Local Area, Adjacent Area, Up to 20 km Weekdays,Weekends, and Holidays - Late Night Discount
Over 20 km Weekdays - Evening Discount
Weekends and Holidays Weekday Evening Discount
  • By paying a fixed monthly charge, you can have a discount amount deducted from the total dialing charges for the month at the time of billing. For more information about these discount options, please see Discount Options.