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IIJ Completes Acquisition of Subsidiary from AT&T Japan

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Internet Initiative Japan Inc. 
IIJ Global Solutions Inc.

TOKYO--September 1, 2010--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 has acquired a 100% stake in the new subsidiary established by AT&T Japan LLC, as announced in IIJ's press release dated June 1, 2010. (*1) This acquisition makes the company a 100% owned subsidiary of IIJ, and it will begin operations today under the name IIJ Global Solutions Inc. ("IIJ-Global").

IIJ-Global will continue to provide WAN and other domestic network outsourcing service businesses which it succeeded from AT&T Japan. IIJ-Global also plans to provide highly value-added network services by integrating with IIJ Group's abundant network solution services to create greater customer satisfaction.

(*1) Press release URL:

Outline of IIJ Global Solutions Inc.

Company name IIJ Global Solutions Inc.
Location Headquarters: Shinnikko-Building, 2-10-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Business Commencement Date September 1, 2010
Capital To be confirmed after transfer of business is completed, but currently as estimated JPY 490 million.
Shareholders Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (100%)
Principal business activities Provides WAN and other domestic network outsourcing services and international network related services
Number of Employees 245 employees (as of September 1, 2010)
Officers Chairman and Representative Director Senji Yamamoto
President and Representative Director Toshinori Iwasawa
Executive Managing Director Tatsuo Nishimata
Senior Managing Director Kazuto Tabuse
Executive Director Tomofumi Sekiyama
Executive Director Hiroaki Tsuno
Director (Part-time) Koichi Suzuki
(President and CEO of IIJ)
Director (Part-time) Hideshi Hojo
(Senior Managing Director of IIJ)
Statutory Auditor Kazuhiro Ohira
(Company Auditor of IIJ)
Statutory Auditor Akihisa Watai
(CFO and Managing Director of IIJ)
Company URL (Japanese text only.)