Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
IIJ is incorporated in Japan as a joint stock corporation under the name Internet Initiative Japan Inc. IIJ was incorporated in December 1992 and operates under the laws of Japan. IIJ began its operations in July 1993 as one of the first commercial Internet service providers (“ISP”) in Japan to offer Internet connectivity services for both corporate and home use. With the emergence of many other commercial ISPs, price competition for Internet connectivity services became severe. Rather than falling into price competition, we strategically shifted our business model towards providing value-added total network solutions to enterprise businesses that tend to choose quality and reliability over price, by fully leveraging our engineering skills to differentiate ourselves from our competitors. ... More ...