LTE Flat for Tab ds / Tab ds (L)

New applications are no longer accepted as of December 21, 2015

This plan allows you to use a 4G LTE tablet in combination with a 4G LTE smartphone or 4G LTE mobile phone with great savings, offering the monthly data amount of 2GB.

Overview

Image: Basic charges(Data flat-rate plan: Monthly data amount of 2GB)\ 5,700/month * When Everybody 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single)  Discount is applied[1] By applying the Smartphone Set Discount if using in combination with an au smartphone
    \2,850/month
  • [1] 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single) is offered on the basis of a two-year contract. In the case of contract termination , temporary suspension or discontinuation of 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single) any time other than the renewal period, a contract cancellation fee of ¥9,500 is incurred regardless of how many years you have subscribed to 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single). The cancellation fee is not incurred in the renewal period. The discount applies up to the usage of the current month.
  • * A separate subscription to LTE NET (¥ 300/month) is required.
  • * You cannot apply with the au Smart Value plan. If you wish to apply for au Smart Value, apply for a rate plan of LTE Flat for Tab/Tab (L). In such a case, a discount of Smartphone Set Discount is not applied.
  • * Packet transmissions overseas are not covered by flat-rate charges or maximum charges. Two-step data flat for Overseas applies only when automatically connected to an eligible telecommunications carrier. Use of an au Wi-Fi SPOT overseas is charged.

Discount Services

  • Smartphone Set Discount

    Get a discount on basic charges when using as a set with an au Smartphone/4G LTE Featurephone

    Condition: Available for customers whose au smartphones/4G LTE mobile phones are contracted under the same name and who have subscribed to an eligible Flat-rate Data Service or rate plan shown below.

    * Plans whose applications are no longer accepted

    • *Smartphone Set Discount requires use of one smartphone line for each tablet line.
    • *Smartphone Set Discount does not apply to smartphone call charges or communications charges.
    • *If the customer cancels, suspends, transfers the 4G LTE tablet / 4G LTE smartphone or 4G LTE mobile phone, or changes models, and simultaneously changes the eligible rate plan or terminates the eligible data (packet) flat rate service, the Smartphone Set Discount is deemed to terminate for the usage at the end of the month preceding the month the procedure is made. Also, if the customer changes the eligible rate plan or terminates the eligible data (packet) flat rate service without changing models, the discount is deemed to terminate for the usage at the end of the month preceding the month the procedure is made.
    • *When monthly charges of an eligible plan are prorated, the discount amount will also be prorated. If you cancel in the middle of a month, the basic charge is not prorated and the flat rate is incurred (If not subscribed to 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single), the basic charge is prorated).
    • *au Smart Value and Smartphone Set Discount cannot both be applied to the same line. au Smart Value will be applied.
    • *The names of rate plans and data flat rate services for 4G LTE (au VoLTE) Android™ smartphones have "(V)".

Communication amount notification

Customers are notified via SMS (C mail) when the remaining amount of their monthly data amount drops below 10% or reaches 0% during the current month.

<When using Data Share>
Customers whose total monthly data quantity and purchased data quantity for a given month is 5%,1% or lower will be notified by email to the mail address registered to the au ID.

Data option/communications option

Data Carryover

For Flat-rate Data the unused data amount in a month can be carried over and used by the end of the next month.All of the unused data amount can be carried over, eliminating waste.

  • * Extra data amounts that are provided by a campaign are not eligible.

Data Carryover

Data Charge

This service allows you to purchase data quantities in real time. If you purchase data quantities with Data Charge, no communications speed constraint is applied even if the total of the monthly data quantity you use exceeds 2GB.

Data Charge

Data Share

The service allows you to share the total data amount of the monthly data amount for a 4G LTE smartphone or 4G LTE feature phone and the monthly data amount for a tablet (2GB) between the devices.

<Diagram of use>
When subscribed to Flat-rate Data 5 (5GB) with a 4G LTE smartphone
When subscribed to LTE Flat for Tab ds/Tab ds (L) with a 4G LTE tablet

Image:Structure for Data Share

Settings are required before using Data Share.

Tethering Option

This option allows you to use your tablet or smartphone as a Wi-Fi router. Additional 500MB is added to the communications amount of 7GB that can be used without communications speed constraints.
(The additional data quantity of 500MB is not added during the free period of the option charge.)

Tethering Option

About Universal Service Fund System

In accordance with the launch of the Universal Service Fund System, au began imposing a "Universal Service Fee" on customers in January of 2007.
Click here to confirm the details.

About Universal Service Fund System

Notes

[Restrictions of communication speed]

  • *If the total amount of communications of the month exceeds the data quantity for that month, the maximum communications speed for sending and receiving until the end of that month will be 128 kbps. (The communications speed constraint will be removed on the first day of the following month.) If you apply for the Extra Option, the communications speed constraint does not apply. Data quantities purchased with Data Charge can be used without any communications speed constraint.
    Extra Option
  • *To avoid network congestion, a limit may be placed on the communication speed for a whole day if the total amount of communication used exceeds 6GB over the three most recent days (not including the day on which the restriction is applied). The restricted speed will differ depending on data traffic conditions. (The restriction applies regardless of the remaining data amount.)
  • *If the communication charges become high, service may be suspended temporarily.

[Optimization of communication]

LTE NET series packet communications may perform system optimization to improve the display speed of images and the waiting time before video playback begins.

Image files BMP, jpg, gif, PNG formats
Video files MPEG, AVI, MOV, FLV, MP4, 3GP, WebM, ASF, WMV formats
  • *HTTPS communications and files with email attachments are not optimized.
  • *Optimization is the compression and conversion of images to the appropriate size for a smartphone screen. Compressed and converted data cannot be restored.
  • *Customers who do not need communication optimization can contact the Customer Center (157) to have optimization cancelled.
  • By phoneOpen 9:00 – 20:00

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      0120-959-472(Toll Free)

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      0120-959-473(Toll Free)

    • Chinese

      0120-959-476(Toll Free)

    • Korean

      0120-959-478(Toll Free)

    • Japanese

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      0077-7-111(Toll Free)

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