Now At The Top Of Japan's Mount Fuji: Free Wi-Fi Climbers who conquer Japan's tallest mountain will now be able to upload their achievement online immediately. Mount Fuji is getting eight hotspots with free Wi-Fi.
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Now At The Top Of Japan's Mount Fuji: Free Wi-Fi

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Now At The Top Of Japan's Mount Fuji: Free Wi-Fi

Now At The Top Of Japan's Mount Fuji: Free Wi-Fi

Now At The Top Of Japan's Mount Fuji: Free Wi-Fi

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Climbers who conquer Japan's tallest mountain will now be able to upload their achievement online immediately. Mount Fuji is getting eight hotspots with free Wi-Fi.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Japan's best-known site is the graceful, snowcapped Mount Fuji. It's hugely popular with hikers - Japanese and foreigners - who can reach the top in just a couple of hours. Take in the beauty, breathe in the sparkling air, and, as of today, share it immediately. The pristine Mount Fuji is getting free Wi-Fi, opening the way for Instagram and Snapchat, or getting on Wikipedia and finding out more about Mount Fuji. It's MORNING EDITION.

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