FAQ

What is BizPortal?
What do I need to use the BizPortal?
Where can I register?
How is the accounting system provided?
Where can I get One Time Card?
Where are the BizPortal service areas?
Does the BizPortal provide security?
Does the BizPortal service area provide power supply?
What operating systems for PCs and PDAs can be used for BizPortal?



What is BizPortal?

BizPortal is a public wireless LAN access service, which Rikei Corporation started on November 26, 2002.

No advanced registration is required. Purchase an ID and password with your credit card or BizPortal One Time Card, register the ID and password, and you can enjoy wireless network access at a BizPortal site. Users without ID and password can also access the BizPortal portal site for free.


What do I need to use the BizPortal?

You need a laptop PC or PDA with a WiFi wireless card supporting IEEE802.11b standard.

In BizPortal service area, an IP address is automatically assigned, so you do not need to change your IP address settings. If you cannot access the Internet, please see How to Use for more information.


Where can I register?

An advanced registration is not necessary. You can access the registration site with your laptop PC or PDA with WiFi wireless card of IEEE802.11b standard.

In BizPortal service area, an IP address is automatically assigned, so you do not need to change your IP address settings. If you cannot access the Internet, please see How to Use for more information.


How is the accounting system provided?

You can purchase One Time Card at BizPortal ticket stores. One Day Card is available at 500 yen and Seven Days Card is available at 700 yen.


Where can I get One Time Card?

Please refer to the list of BizPortal ticket stores for more information.


Where are the BizPortal service areas?

Please refer to Service Spot for more information.


Does the BizPortal provide security?

The BizPortal adopts IEEE802.11b supported ESS-ID and WEP. Your credit card number and other private information are protected by SSL.

You may want to disable file sharing on your laptop PC.


Does the BizPortal service area provide power supply?

No, power supply is not provided at the BizPortal service spots. Please use battery of your laptop PC.


What operating systems for PCs and PDAs can be used for BizPortal?

See below.
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 95 OSR2
  • MicrosoftWindows 98
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Release
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows ME
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows CE - Compaq Pocket PC
  • Mac OS 7.6. - 1 1.1.1
  • Mac OS 8.0 - 1.2
  • Mac OS 8.5 - Open Transport 2.0.1
  • Mac OS 9.0 - Open Transport 2.6
  • Mac OS 9.2 - Open Transport 2.7.7
  • Mac OS X (10.0)
  • RedHat Linux 6.0, 7.0 and 7.1