OCN Hikari with FLET'S - Service Details
OCN Hikari with FLET'S is an Internet service compatible with "FLET'S Hikari" from NTT EAST/NTT WEST.
This service offers speeds of up to 1Gbps*1 upstream and downstream which beat ADSL and will not be affected by distance from NTT stations nor external noise such as from a phone line.
Fiber to the Home (FTTH) is the ultimate solution for streaming media and downloading big files. It's faster and smoother than ADSL.
*1Upload / download speeds up to 1Gbps available only to the NTT WEST "FLET'S Hikari NEXT Super High-Speed Type HAYABUSA" plans.
"FLET'S Hikari NEXT" Family High-speed Type / Mansion High-speed Type (Optical Wiring System) " offer speeds of up to 200Mbps at NTT WEST and up to 100Mbps at NTT EAST; Other "FLET'S Hikari" lines offer speeds of up to 100Mbps (up/down).
You may experience slower speeds depending on your network environment (e.g. functions and capabilities of PC/device/equipment, type of LAN cable, transmission system in multi-dwelling buildings, signal interference), heavy traffic on the line and the time of day.
To achieve over 100Mbps, all hardware (PC, LAN card, LAN cable etc.) must support Gigabit Ethernet (1000BASE-T). The maximum connection speed will be 100Mbps in the environment with 100Mbps compatible hardware.
Steps To Get Started With "OCN Hikari with FLET'S"
It takes at least a week for service to be activated but may take longer depending on the situation, such as the status of equipment at your location.
Check availability and the minimum system requirements of the service before you sign up.
*1An NTT EAST/NTT WEST representative will contact you to confirm your final charge and installation schedule.
*2Installation requires the presence of Customer.
No installation required for customers who currently subscribe to FLET'S Hikari service with other ISP.
From Sign Up to Service Activation
Initiate Service at New Address
For smooth transition, start making arrangements for service approximately 1 to 2 months prior to moving.
Initiate Service at Current Address
Well-prepared and you can switch to OCN's FLET'S Hikari without downtime.
To keep the Email address from your current ISP
You can keep your current ISP's Email address by changing your current ISP's subscription plan. Ask your current ISP for details.
(Price before tax)
|ISP||PLAN||MONTHLY BASIC CHARGES|
|@nifty||@nifty Basic Charge||¥250/month|
|So-net||Denwa Pack 1||¥300/month|
|Yahoo!BB||You can keep your Yahoo! Mail address (@yahoo.co.jp)
but Yahoo! BB Email address (@ybb.ne.jp) will be disabled.
5% consumption tax is in effect until March 31st, 2014. 8% consumption tax will be effective after April 1st, 2014 in accordance with the revision of the Consumption Tax Act in Japan.
"Transitional measures" may be applied when the billing period begins in the middle of March and ends in April of 2014. 5% consumption tax will be applied in that case.
Information as of February 20, 2014
A FREE On-Site Support, "OCN Kaitsu Tokoton Support"! (free for the first visit only)
If you need help with hook-up and set-up, OCN staff can come to your home and set up your service.
Available 7 days a week. Female staff is available for female customers.
"OCN Kaitsu Tokoton Support" is available on Japanese OS only.
Female staff available in major cities only. Please check availability before sign-up.