In may, JR East will launch free wifi on its Tohoku Shinkansen
(Tokyo-Sendai-Morioka), Hokuriku Shinkansen
(Tokyo-Nagano-Kanazawa) and Akita Shinkansen. Little by little all the trains of this line will be equipped with wifi.
In 2020, all Yamagata Shinkansen Line and all Joetsu Shinkansen Line
(Tokyo - Niigata) will be also equipped with wifi.
Learn more about the shinkansen network