Simple Course Rate Plan (Plans for which applications are no longer accepted)

New applications are no longer accepted as of September 1, 2015

Basic charges From¥743/month
  • * When the 2-year contract (Everybody Discount) is applied
Application -

Overview

Rate plan Basic charges Free call allowance [3] Rollover limit
  • *when CARRY OVER is selected
Domestic calling charges [4] Packet
communications
charge
Domestic
SMS
charge
Before discount services are applied "After the 2-year contract (Everybody Discount)" [1] is applied Domestic
packet
communi
cations
charge
Packet
communi
cations
flat-rate
service
Plan M Simple ¥5,000 ¥2,500 Equal to ¥4,050
〈Up to 144 minutes [3]〉
¥15,000 ¥14/30 seconds ¥0.2
/packet
Available ¥3
/message when sending; Free when receiving
Plan L Simple ¥7,900 ¥3,950 Equal to ¥6,300
〈Up to 262 minutes [3]〉
¥20,000 ¥12/30 seconds
Plan LL Simple ¥13,400 ¥6,700 Equal to ¥12,000
〈Up to 800 minutes [3]〉
¥36,000
(tax included)
¥15/30 seconds
Plan W Simple ¥4,724 ¥2,362 Equal to ¥2,480
(only applicable to international calls [5])
- Calls made to au mobile phones between 1am and 9pm are free [2]
¥20/30 seconds
To au mobile phones: Free when sending and receiving
Other: ¥3
/message when sending; Free when receiving

Plan F (IS) Simple

"Plan E Simple" subscribers who would like to use "IS Flat" must apply for the "Plan F (IS) Simple". Packet communication charges are incurred based on the "IS Flat" rate instead of the flat rate for "Plan E Simple".

  • * This rate plan is exclusively for Simple Course. It is not available for 4G LTE Smartphones (including iPhone5) and "Prepaid" services.
  • *Also available to "Full Support Course" users whose full support contract period expired or those who paid a full support contract cancellation fee.
    Full Support Course (in Japanese only)

If you want to carry over your free calling, check below.

INDEFINITE-PERIOD CARRY OVER (in Japanese only)

If you want to share your free calling with your family, check below.

Family Discount

  • [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) during the contract period, a contract cancellation fee of ¥9,500 is incurred (excluding the renewal period) regardless of how many years you have subscribed to 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single). The two-year contract period will be renewed automatically unless you request termination.
    2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single)
  • [2]For calls that straddle the 1:00 am or 9:00 pm time designations, charges are waived for the time segment straddling a time designation (30 seconds). Calls to special numbers including the Answering Service (Voice Mail) (1417) do not count as free calls to au mobile phone users.
  • [3]The listed call time is the maximum time, and differs depending on actual usage circumstances.
  • [4]A call that continues beyond midnight will be charged for the day on which the call ends.
  • [5]The free call allowance included in the Plan W Simple/Plan W is only applicable to charges of calls made through the au International Calling Service and charges of calls and communications made abroad through the au World Service. However, if you have subscribed to a flat-rate service for domestic packet communications, the free call allowance is not applicable to packet communication charges covered by the Overseas Double-Teigaku service. The free call allowance of the Plan W Simple/Plan W cannot be carried over through the INDEFINITE-PERIOD CARRY OVER, or shared through the Family Discount/Business Discount. If you change from other rate plans to the Plan W Simple/Plan W, the remaining carry-over of the free call allowance is applied only to au international calls and expires at the end of the current month when such a change is made.
  • [6]This is a rate plan exclusively for 3G smartphones and Feature phones and cannot be used in prepaid services. This plan is not applicable to "IS Flat" "Double-Teigaku-Super Light" "Double-Teigaku-Light" "Double-Teigaku" "Packet Discount WIN Middle/WIN Super".

Click the link below for more details of the Plan W which is ideal for users who frequently make international calls.

Plan W

Eligible models

  • 3G Smartphones
  • iPhone 4S
  • Feature Phone

Universal service system

In accordance with the launch of the universal service system, subscribers of au phone services have been asked to pay a "universal service fee" from billing of January 2007.

Universal service system

Notes

Notes on rate plan changes

  • Change of a rate plan usually takes effect on the month subsequent to the month in which such a request is made. However, if you make such a request on 25th or later, the change may take effect two months later (Charges for changes are free).

Notes on basic charges

  • If you sign up for a service, or cancel the contract partway through the month, the basic charges (including the free call allowance in the case of rate plans with the free call allowance) are calculated on a prorated basis.

Notes on calling charges

  • "Plan Z Simple" and "Plan E Simple" do not include the free call allowance.
  • When making a call to your contracted au phone, the caller will be charged based on calling charges specified by the caller's carrier.
  • au rate plans are not applicable to charges of international calls (KDDI/SoftBank/NTT Communications/ARTERIA Networks/Brastel/IPS). International calls are separately charged by international call carriers based calling charges specified by each carrier. The length of free calls included in plans with free call allowance indicates the maximum time, and differ depending on actual usage circumstances.
  • On January 2 and January 3, calling charges for daytime/nighttime on Saturday/Sunday/Holiday are applied.
  • Charges displayed by the "Service to display charges for each plan" are merely estimated amounts, and differ from the actual billing amounts.
  • A call that continues beyond midnight will be charged for the day on which the call ends.
  • Daytime indicates 8:00-19:00, nighttime indicates 19:00-23:00, and late night and early morning indicate 23:00-8:00 the next day.

Charges included in free call allowance

  • Domestic calling charges (domestic calling charges/charges for sending SMS (C-mail)/charges for transferring EZ App/data communication charges other than packet communication charges)
  • Domestic packet communication charges (not applicable to customers who subscribe to a flat rate or discount service for packet communications)
  • au International Calling Service calling charges
  • au World Service calling and communication charges for overseas use
  • * Free call allowance is applied in the following order: "domestic calling charges", "domestic packet communication charges", "au International Calling Service", "au World Service calling and communication charges for overseas use".
  • By phoneOpen 9:00 – 20:00

    • English

      0120-959-472(Toll Free)

    • Portuguese

      0120-959-473(Toll Free)

    • Chinese

      0120-959-476(Toll Free)

    • Korean

      0120-959-478(Toll Free)

    • Japanese

      157(Toll Free)from au phones

      0077-7-111(Toll Free)

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