New plan-D D-300MB Bundle for SORACOM IoT SIM for Japan
Soracom is pleased to offer a new D-300MB data bundle pricing plan for plan-D IoT SIMs. The original plan-D subscription provides pay-as-you-go pricing with coverage in Japan. The new plan-D D-300MB bundle provides the same service area coverage, but with new pricing that makes it easier to forecast data usage fees.
New Bundle Pricing
The plan-D subscription is available with Data-only and Data/SMS options. For plan-D (Data-only) subscriptions, the main differences between the original subscription and the new D-300MB bundle are as follows:
|plan-D (Data-only)||plan-D (Data-only) D-300MB Bundle|
|Initial Cost||¥903.1/SIM (+ shipping)||¥902/SIM (+ shipping)
¥825/SIM (+ shipping) when choosing the Preferred Delivery Date option at the time of purchase
|Basic Fee||Ready: ¥5.5/day
|Data Usage Fees||¥0.22/MiB ~ ¥1.1/MiB
Rates vary depending on time of day, speed class, and direction of communication.
|300MB included in Basic Fee each month
¥110 for every 500 MiB thereafter
|Note||A ¥330 suspension fee applies when changing the SIM status to Suspended||The first two (2) months of Ready status Basic Fees are included in the Initial Cost|
The D-300MB bundle is also available for plan-D (Data/SMS) SIMs, with similar differences in pricing.
For more information, please refer to SORACOM IoT SIM for Japan: Pricing page (in Japanese).
Getting Started with the plan-D D-300MB Bundle
You can start using the plan-D D-300MB bundle in the following ways:
Purchase a new plan-D D-300MB SIM
You can purchase a new plan-D D-300MB SIM from the SORACOM User Console. Simply switch to the Japan Coverage type, create a new order, and select the "SORACOM Air SIM card plan-D (D-300MB)" item. You can choose between Data-only and Data/SMS options, as well as the SIM card size you want to use.
For more instructions on creating an order, please refer to the Order Management: Placing a New Order instructions.
You can also purchase a new plan-D D-300MB SIM from the Soracom IoT Store (Japan) (in Japanese).
Add the D-300MB bundle to an existing plan-D SIM
If you already have a plan-D SIM, you can add the D-300MB bundle and begin using it right away, without paying for a new SIM. After logging into the SORACOM User Console, simply select your plan-D SIM, click Actions > Update bundle, and select the D-300MB bundle.
For more information on adding a bundle, please refer to the Data Usage: Changing Bundled Data Plans instructions.
Please note that the D-300MB bundle can only be added to a plan-D SIM, and cannot be added to other SIMs. In addition, once a D-300MB bundle has been added to a plan-D SIM, it cannot be removed.