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KDD and 15 other firms will jointly set up a company in mid-July to host connection services for Internet access providers, it was announced June 23.

Japan Internet Exchange aims to offer a stable connection environment to foster growth for Japan’s Internet business, according to Yoshikazu Ikeda, a KDD official who will become president of the new company. In Japan, a connection service provided by Keio University is the only major service for research institutions and commercial providers. The service is part of the university’s WIDE academic project.

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