|Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT East) has been offering M FLET'S Service on a trial basis since June 2002. Using wireless LAN technology, the service lets customers access the Internet from remote locations just as if they were at home, or to enjoy the convenience of remote access to their place of work.|
Now that the trial service has come to a successful end, full service will be offered from January 2003, as notified today to the Minister of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications.
1. Service Overview
M FLET'S Service employs wireless LAN technology to provide customers of the other FLET'S Series Internet access services (B FLET'S, FLET'SADSL, and FLET'SISDN) with a more personal and portable broadband IP environment.
Customers of M FLET'S Mate, aimed at wireless LAN users, are able to make use of the wireless LAN access spots provided by users of M FLET'S Host, taking advantage of highly secure wireless connections for Internet use and for remote access to their workplace or other location.
2. Service Areas
M FLET'S Host: Tokyo* and Hokkaido
M FLET'S Mate: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, and Hokkaido
||Not available in some parts of the cities of Machida and Inagi.
Applicants for M FLET'S Service must be subscribed to one of the following FLET'S Series services:
M FLET'S Host: B FLET'S or FLET'SADSL
M FLET'S Mate: B FLET'S, FLET'SADSL, or FLET'SISDN
4. Required Equipment
M FLET'S Service customers must have the following equipment. See the official FLET'S Web site for more detailed hardware requirements and other conditions.
M FLET'S Host: Wireless access point equipment, router supporting PPPoE
M FLET'S Mate: Hardware authentication key, wireless LAN card
5. Start of Provision
Wednesday, January 1, 2003
6. Application and Inquiries
Applications for M FLET'S Mate service can be made from the official FLET'S Web site starting Monday, January 6, 2003.
||Applications for M FLET'S Host will continue to be accepted from the FLET'S Web site as during the trial service.
Note that users starting service during 2002 will make use of the trial service up to December 31, 2002.
Official FLET'S Web site (M FLET'S):
In addition to the FLET'S Web site, service inquiries may be made using the special toll-free number below.
Special toll-free number for M FLET'S Service:
(Calls accepted from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, except for holidays and from December 29 to January 3)
7. To Users of the Trial Service
Users of the trial service will be able to continue using the full service without any further application procedures.