Top of Page
2015 Press Releases
March 26, 2015
TOKYO-March 26, 2015-Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI, TSE1: 3774), one of Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive network solutions providers, today announced the addition of "IIJ Mobile Service/Type K"-a mobile data communications service that uses KDDI's au 4G LTE network-to its "IIJ Mobile Service" line of high-speed mobile data communications services for enterprise-class customers. IIJ will begin receiving orders for Type K on April 1, 2015.
Previously, IIJ has offered series of IIJ Mobile Service compatible with two carriers: Type D, which uses NTT DOCOMO's LTE/3G networks, and Type E, which uses Ymobile's 3G/HSPA+ service. With the addition of Type K to the IIJ Mobile Service lineups, IIJ will be the first in Japan to deliver an LTE multi-carrier MVNO service through a Layer-2 connection (By IIJ's investigation). Customers will be able to choose the optimal mix of carriers and expect to enjoy numerous benefits for multiple carriers, including improved connectivity through complementary coverage areas, data-sharing among Type D and Type K which can be utilized as a backup line and activate line, and fallback access to another carrier's network during outages.
|Plan name||Fixed fee plan L||Fixed fee plan Lite||Fixed fee plan Lite: 1 year|
|Description||High-speed data communications standard plan||JPY900 per month entry-level plan||A plan for purchasing a full year in bulk|
|High-speed data volume||7GB per month||3GB per month||3GB per month|
|Minimum contract||2 years||1 month||N/A|
|Monthly fees||JPY5,500||JPY900||JPY10,000 per year (paid as a lump-sum)|
|Transmission speeds||Download 75Mbps / Upload 25Mbps
|Network||au 4G LTE area
Additionally, Fixed Global IP Address Assignment Plan L-which provides a fixed global IP address-or Fixed fee plan L can be combined with "IIJ Mobile Biz+ Service" to permit connections only to traffic destinations necessary for business.
|Summary||This service limits the destinations for traffic from devices, blocking access to sites not necessary for work.
Up to five locations can be set as permitted traffic destinations. The connections covered by the contract can be managed and set up using a web-based interface.
|Initial fee||JPY10,000 /contract|
|Applicable plans||IIJ Mobile Service/Type K Fixed fee plan L|
This option allows subscribers to share the total volume of data available across different Type D and Type K Fixed fee plan L subscriptions. The 7GB of high-speed data traffic available per connection can be shared with other connections, with the total high-speed data traffic volume equal to 7GB multiplied by the number of connections to which the data-sharing option has been applied. Customers can take advantage of the data-sharing option among Type D and Type K subscriptions, irrespective of type. With this option, if one connection has exceeded its monthly 7GB of high-speed data traffic, then, as long as the high-speed data traffic quota has not been reached on another line, both connections can continue to be used at high-speed.
|Special benefits||1. For new subscribers to Type D Fixed fee plan L and Type K Fixed fee plan L
|2. For customers who create redundant configurations of Type D and Type K subscriptions in combination with IIJ SMFsx Service
|Promotion period||From March 26 until June 30 2015.|
IIJ will continue to provide the high-value-added services that only an MVNO can supply to meet the ever more diverse needs of corporate mobility.
Founded in 1992, IIJ is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers. IIJ's services include high-quality Internet connectivity services, systems integration, cloud computing services, security services and mobile services. Moreover, IIJ has built one of the largest Internet backbone networks in Japan that is connected to the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia. IIJ listed on the U.S. NASDAQ Stock Market in 1999 and on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2006.
The statements within this release contain forward-looking statements about our future plans that involve risk and uncertainty. These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. Readers are referred to the documents furnished by Internet Initiative Japan Inc. with the SEC, specifically the most recent reports on Forms 20-F and 6-K, which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.
IIJ Corporate Communications
End of the page.