au Smart Value mine

By combining an au mobile phone with a Wi-Fi router,
save on usage fees up to \1,000/month OFF

By combining an au mobile phone with a Wi-Fi router,
save on usage fees

Up to \1,000/month OFF

Up to \1,000/month OFF

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Overview

Save by using an au mobile phone in combination with a Wi-Fi router!

au Smart Value mine is a service that offers a discount of up to ¥1,000/month on au smartphone/au mobile phone usage fees by using an eligible data (packet) flat-rate service for au smartphones/au mobile phones in combination with a Wi-Fi router.

Save by using an au mobile phone in combination with a Wi-Fi router!

* The discount amount varies depending on the eligible data (packet) flat-rate service.

Eligible models for au Smart Value mine

  • The following models are also eligible.
  • Speed Wi-Fi NEXT WX04(*1)
  • Speed Wi-Fi NEXT WX03(*1)
  • Speed Wi-Fi NEXT WX02(*1)
  • Speed Wi-Fi NEXT W01
  • Wi-Fi WALKER HWD15
  • Wi-Fi WALKER HWD14
  1. Models that are available with a UQ Communications Inc. contract.

Discount amount

au smartphone

(Simple): Up to 1GB

No discount

(Unlimited Calling Plan S /

Unlimited Calling Plan): Up to 2GB

(Simple): 1GB to 2GB

from the month following subscription

¥500/month OFF

(Unlimited Calling Plan S /

Unlimited Calling Plan / Simple):

2GB to 20GB[4]

from the month following subscription

¥1,000/month OFF

  • Plans whose applications are no longer accepted
  • Flat-rate Data 5cp
  • U18 Flat-rate Data 20

from the month following subscription

¥934/month OFF

  • Plans whose applications are no longer accepted
  • Flat-rate Data 3cp
  • LTE Flat cp (1GB)

from the month following subscription

¥743/month OFF

from the month following subscription

¥500/month OFF

  1. If the total amount of communications exceeds 20 GB in a month, the maximum communication speed for sending and receiving until the end of that month will be 128 kbps. (The communication speed restriction will be removed on the first day of the following month.)
  • The names of rate plans and data flat rate services for 4G LTE (au VoLTE) Android™ smartphones have "(V)".

4G LTE feature phone

  • Plans whose applications are no longer accepted

from the month following subscription

¥934/month OFF

from the month following subscription

¥743/month OFF

from the month following subscription

¥500/month OFF

  • The AQUOS K SHF31 can be used with an au smartphone plan.

3G feature phone

from the month following subscription

¥743/month OFF

<If making a contract with UQ Communications Inc. and a WiMAX partner carrier>

You use a WiMAX 2+ router and are subscribed to an eligible rate plan of a partner carrier

Rate plans eligible for discount (data communication devices)

  • WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA EX (2-year contract) [2]
  • WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA (2-year contract a)
  • WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA (4-year contract)
  • New applications for WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA (2-year contract) is no longer accepted.
  • For WiMAX 2+ routers released from autumn 2017, plan names have "(L)".

Monthly communication restriction for WiMAX 2+ routers in high speed mode (7GB per month)

WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA EX (2-year contract) [2]

(¥4,880/month)

No restriction [3]

WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA (2-year contract a)

(¥4,196/month)

Limited

WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA (4-year contract)

(¥4,196/month)

No restriction [3]

Mode availability by network

Ultra-high speed communications with WiMAX 2+

High speed mode
(default setting)

Combined use of WiMAX 2+ and 4G LTE communications

High speed plus area mode

WiMAX 2+

4G LTE

-

4G LTE + WiMAX 2+

(Carrier Aggregation)

-

  • WiMAX/3G communications are not available.
  1. Compared to WiMAX 2+ Flat for DATA, speeds may decrease depending on network traffic conditions in the usage area.
  1. About unrestricted monthly communication in high speed mode

    This exemption does not apply to the communication speed restrictions that are imposed when the amount of communications using WiMAX 2+ in high speed mode exceeds 7 GB in a month.

    Even if you reselect high speed mode after the maximum communications speed for sending and receiving for WiMAX 2+ and 4G LTE in high speed plus area mode is reduced to 128 kbps after exceeding the 7 GB monthly limit on the total amount of communications, the speed of WiMAX 2+ communications in high speed mode and the speed for WiMAX 2+ and 4G LTE communications for that month are reduced to 128 kbps. For information about other restrictions, see "Notes on Communication Speed Restrictions" below.

For au Smart Value mine customers

Option usage charge of ¥0/month [4] for high speed plus area mode! (Normally, ¥1,005/month)

(Usage from December 2016)

  1. If you subscribe to or cancel au Smart Value mine in the middle of the month, the option charge for that month may not be free. * If you are charged for usage after July 2017, the option charge for the high speed plus area mode option (¥1,005/month) may be billed two months after the month of use.

Communication speed restrictions

[About the monthly communication restriction]

  • If the total amount of communications using WiMAX 2+ and 4G LTE exceeds 7GB in a month, the maximum communications speed for sending and receiving until the end of that month will be 128 kbps. (The communication speed restriction will be removed on the first day of the following month.)

[About other speed restrictions]

  • If the total amount of communication used exceeds 10 GB over the three most recent days, the communication speed will be restricted to approximately 1 Mbps during the period of network congestion (6:00 pm to 2:00 am (*2)(*3)). The restriction applies regardless of the remaining data amount. This restriction still applies even if you are subscribed to the Extra Option.
  • If the communication charges become high, service may be suspended temporarily.
  1. Communication restrictions will be gradually removed from 2:00 AM the following day; however, it may take up to 6 hours.
  2. The communication restriction will be removed from the point you turn on your device if reconnecting to the communications network by turning on the power of your device after 2:00 AM the following day.

Inquiries

Application start timing

The discount is applied from the month following the month in which an application for au Smart Value mine is made.

About the contract period

  • A discount on au mobile phone usage fees is offered if you continue to use WiMAX 2+ routers in two-year or four-year units. The service will be renewed automatically in two-year units or four-year units from the month following the month of subscription to au Smart Value mine, unless a customer requests termination.
  • If the plan is canceled or suspended, or changed to another rate plan outside the renewal period, a contract cancellation fee (¥9,500) is incurred. However, the contract cancellation fee is not incurred if changing the contract period from 2 years to 4 years.
  • For details about the cancellation fee f a Wi-Fi router contracted with UQ Communications Inc. or other partner carriers, please contact the respective companies.
The discount is applied from the month following the month in which an application for au Smart Value mine is made

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Notes

<About application>

  • An application for this service requires a contract with an au smartphone/au feature phone and a contract with a WiMAX 2+ router under the same name.
  • You can apply for one line of an au smartphone/au feature phone per line of a WiMAX 2+ router.
  • You cannot apply for this service and au Smart Value at the same time.
  • This service cannot be combined with 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single). If customers who are subscribed to 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single) and use a WiMAX 2+ router apply for this service, 2-year contract (Everybody Discount Single) is automatically terminated (no contract cancellation fee is incurred even in a month other than the renewal month.)

<About discounts on au mobile phone usage fees>

  • The discount is applied from the month after an application for au Smart Value mine is made.
  • The discount applies to the total amount of the basic charges (excluding LTE plans), domestic calling charges, domestic communication charges, option charges (excluding Repair and Delivery Support (formerly known as Keitai Guarantee Service Plus LTE and Keitai Guarantee Service Plus) and Upgrade Program) after all other discounts are applied. If the total amount eligible for the discount falls below the amount of the discount, the total amount eligible for the discount shall be set as the upper limit of the discount.
  • The discount amount is determined by the au mobile phone data (packet) flat-rate service to which you are subscribed as of the end of the month. If the conditions are not met at the end of a month, the discount is not applied for that month.
  • In the case of cancellation, suspension, or transfer of an au Mobile phone, the discount will be terminated at the end of the month of the cancellation, suspension, or transfer.
  • In the case of cancellation, suspension, or transfer of a WiMAX 2+, the discount will be terminated at the end of the month preceding the month of the cancellation or suspension, or the month of the transfer.
  • This service may not be available in combination with other campaigns offered by KDDI.

<About the discount of option usage charge for high speed plus area mode>

  • Check for other costs arising from the contract and universal charges at the store.
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