By Billy Hammond (Copyright AELS)

January 6, 2021

The other day, I was wondering if I should invest in a 5G capable smartphone and decided to check out how far the networks had been deployed in Japan. A check at this site convinced me that changing over isn’t worth the money at the moment. Note that you’ll need to choose the Carrier on the page to view the coverage.

If you just want to see the docomo areas, you can take a look at this map in Japanese (the red circles are 5G).

The bottom line is that 5G hasn’t really arrived yet and since smartphones evolve every day, you’d be best holding off on getting a 5G model unless you live in one of those few metropolitan areas where you can access it.

5Gはまだまだ

先日、5Gスマホへの買い替えを考えていた。そこで国内のネットワーク展開を調べた。このサイトを見たら、展開がまだまだだと分かった(地図を使うには『Carrier』を選択する必要がある)。今のネットワーク網なら買い替えのお金はもったいないとも解った。

ドコモだけの地図ならここで見られる

結局、5Gはまだだ。スマホがどんどん進化しているので大都会のサービスが普及している狭い地域内に住んでいない限り、5G対応スマホの今の購入は損。

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English novels by Billy Hammond published by AELS

(AELS出版英語書籍リスト)

 

I. Majoh Gakuin and Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools Trilogy

1. Majoh Gakuin & Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools

2. Lost Witch (The second book)

3. Fate & Magic (The final book in the trilogy)

II. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire Trilogy

1. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire

2. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Returns

3. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Challenges (The final book in the trilogy)

III. Fantasy fiction set in Japan

1. 21st Century Ninja

2. Regressed

3. Japanese Woman

IV. Fantasy fiction set outside of Japan

1. Dimension Jumpers

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