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increases the data volume of the Light Start Plan from 5GB to 6GB, allows up to two SIM cards for the Minimum Start and Light Start Plans
June 23, 2016
TOKYO-June 23, 2016-Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ, NASDAQ: IIJI, TSE1: 3774), one of Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive network solutions providers, today announced that it is enhancing the specifications of its IIJmio High-Speed Mobile/D Service, a pay-monthly SIM service for individual customers. Starting on July 1, 2016, it will increase the volume of high-speed data transmissions in the Light Start Plan to 6GB. In addition, IIJ will issue an option to offer an extra second SIM card on the Minimum Start and Light Start Plans, starting on July 7, 2016.
IIJ will increase its monthly recurring data volume as part of the Light Start Plan from 5GB to 6GB-without increasing the monthly fee. This increase will be applied automatically to all customers using the plan on Friday, July 1, 2016.
IIJ will offer an option to add another SIM card on the Minimum Start and Light Start Plans. The customers will be able to share their data allowance with up to two SIM cards per contract.
Second SIM cards can be added after joining either plan. An additional SIM fee of JPY400 (before tax) per month will be charged. The customers can order them on the IIJmio service website and through retailers at 10:00 am on Thursday, July 7, 2016.
IIJ will also provide the following special promotion, in which the handling fee for adding second SIM cards will be discounted:
IIJ will continue to enhance its mobile services to provide its customers even greater levels of satisfaction.
|Plan name||Minimum Start Plan||Light Start Plan||Family Share Plan|
|SIM package price||JPY3,000|
|High-speed data volume||3GB/month||5GB→6GB/month||10GB/month|
|Basic monthly fee
|Usage fee for extra SIM||JPY400
For second SIM card
For fourth and subsequent SIM cards
|Maximum number of SIM cards||2||2||10(*2)|
|Domestic voice call fees||JPY20 for 30 seconds|
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 was 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
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