Telephones and internet

There is a well-established communication system that supports various types of telecommunication devices, ranging from cell phones to IP phones. An optical fiber network is installed in the area, allowing for the use of ultra-high speed internet communication services.

Domestic calls

Area code + subscriber's (the area code is unnecessary if it is a local call)

Overseas calls

Access code + country code + area code (minus the first digit) + subscriber's number

(Access codes)

KDDI = 01
NTT Communications = 0033

Cell phones

The contract requires sign-up fees, a charge for the telephone unit and a resident's card for identification purposes.

Subscribed telephone

This is a fixed telephone used at companies and in homes. The contract requires costs for installation and a document verifying your identity (resident's card, passport, etc.)

Public phones

In addition to green public phones, gray public phones that enable data communications are also available in the town. Coins (10 or 100 yen) and telephone cards can be used, and the telephone cares are available at automatic vending machines and convenience stores.

International calls from a public phone

A public phone that allows international calls is located in front of the JR Niseko Station (Grey Phone). Prepaid international phone cards can be purchased from accommodation providers and convenience stores in the town.

IP phones

Many internet providers offer IP phone services. Please ask the relevant providers for information.


A contract with an internet service provider is necessary to use the internet. Services vary depending on the provider. Please as the relevant providers for information.

Community groups

In Niseko Town, each district has its own community group. Members of the district join these groups and assist each other in many ways. These groups distribute important information provided by the town and ensure that communication with the district's residents is effectively undertaken. The groups have regular social meetings and there are inter-community group events. Joining your local community group is a good way to become a true Niseko citizen and is highly recommended. For more information, please ask a resident of the area in which you are residing.


For inquiries in English

Niseko Town Council Tel. 0136-44-2121 Planning and Environment Division