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Japanese telcos to offer discounts for students

Mobile operators to comply with government request to ease burden for online classes

Japan's leading mobile providers -- NTT Docomo, KDDI's au, and SoftBank -- will ease the burden on students as remote classes are expected to expand amid the new coronavirus outbreak.

TOKYO -- Amid the expanding COVID-19 crisis, three Japanese mobile network operators including NTT Docomo are planning to offer discounts on data communications fees for students aged 25 or lower. 

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