Following powerful earthquake in northern Japan, all Hokkaido payphones are now free to use
soranews24.com -- Sep 07
In the modern, mobile-phone reliant era, a lack of electricity can often result in a communications blackout once your smartphone battery dies.

So to help those living or traveling in Hokkaido get in touch with loved ones or emergency response teams, telecommunications provider NTT East Japan has announced that all payphones in Hokkaido can currently be used free of charge.

News source: soranews24.com
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