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IIJ Launches LaIT Hikari Connect

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TOKYO--December 16, 2009--Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ,NASDAQ: IIJI, TSE1: 3774), one of Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive network solutions providers, today announced the December 17 release of LaIT Hikari Connect, a high-speed Internet connection service that uses NTT's FLET'S HIKARI lines, to the LaIT service lineup for small and medium size enterprises.

LaIT Hikari Connect is a broadband Internet connectivity service that is compatible with the B FLET'S, FLET'S HIKARI PREMIUM, and FLET'S HIKARI NEXT lines. For just JPY 2,000 per month, customers can have access to a high-speed Internet environment with a maximum speed of 100Mbps or 200Mbps (*1). There are two options for IP address assignment, dynamic IP or static IP, and with the static IP option, customers can establish their own company Web server and create a VPN network with multiple LaIT Hikari Connect contracts.

LaIT service can be subscribed to entirely over the Internet, and all existing FLET'S HIKARI subscribers can apply for LaIT Hikari Connect online and start service immediately. The interconnected lines between IIJ and NTT EAST/NTT WEST ensure sufficient bandwidth for customer needs, allowing customers to take maximum advantage of the FLET'S HIKARI performance.

LaIT Hikari Connect Fees

Product Monthly fees (*2)
Static IP (*3) Dynamic IP
Basic type JPY 12,000 JPY 7,000
Family/Mansion type JPY 8,000 JPY 2,000
FLET'S HIKARI PREMIUM Family/Mansion type JPY 8,000 JPY 2,000
  1. (*1)Transmission speeds differ between the different types of FLET'S lines Transmission speeds are not guaranteed on the B FLET'S, FLET'S HIKARI PREMIUM and FLET'S HIKARI NEXT, which are best-effort services, because regional NTT IP networks will be used as relay networks.
  2. (*2)NTT FLET'S subscription fees and installation fees are not included. Prices shown do not include tax.
  3. (*3)IP addresses are limited to 1 static IPv4 address per contract.

About LaIT

The basic concept of the LaIT brand is to provide SOHOs and small and medium enterprises (SME) with low-cost, basic services with the same quality enjoyed by IIJ's large corporate and government customers.

LaIT Service Lineup

  • LaIT Rental Server
    Shared rental server service that even supports mobile phone sites
  • LaIT Private Ether
    A flexible VPN service that connects remote sites via L2 (Layer 2)

IIJ will continue to expand the LaIT service lineup to provide our small and medium enterprise customers with the most advanced IT services.