TOKYO, Jan. 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Internet Initiative Japan, Inc. (IIJ) (Nasdaq:IIJI) (TSE1:3774), one of Japan's leading Internet access and comprehensive network solutions providers, plans to release its earnings for the third quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008 on February 12, 2008, at approximately noon Japan Standard Time (at approximately 10:00 p.m. on February 11, 2008, U.S. Eastern Standard Time).

The earnings will be posted on the website below on February 12, 2008 (JST).Webcast will be posted on the website on February 13, 2008 (JST). IIJ's CFO, Akihisa Watai will explain the earnings overview.

Investors registered to IIJ's IR e-mail news service will be notified upon the release of the earnings. For a new registration, please access the following website.

About IIJ

Founded in 1992, Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ) (Nasdaq:IIJI) (TSE1:3774) is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers. The company's services include high-quality systems integration and security services, Internet access, hosting/housing, and content design. Moreover, the company has built one of the largest Internet backbone networks in Japan, and between Japan and the United States. IIJ was listed on NASDAQ in 1999 and on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2006. For more information about IIJ, visit the IIJ Web site at

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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.

Internet Initiative Japan, Inc.
Investor Relations
Taisuke Ono