History

History of ARTERIA Networks

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2014

February

ARTERIA Networks Corporation was established by merger of UCOM Corporation and Marubeni Access Solutions Inc.

February

100 Gbps menu was launched in Ethernet leased circuit service,“Dyna Ether”.It was the first in Japan to provide 100 Gbps with Dual class at long-range.

April

Fully-owned subsidiaries’ name were changed from “UCOM Access Engineering Corporation” to “ARTERIA Engineering Corporation” ,and from “U’sISP Service Corporation” to “ARTERIA Agency Corporation”

December

Brand name of data center services for enterprses was unified “ComSpace”
2015

March

ARTERIA Agency Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary) was merged into ARTERIA Networks Corporation.
2016

February

Business of Internet access services for indivisuals was transferred to U-NEXT Co., Ltd.

October

Head Office was relocated to Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
2017

March

TSUNAGU NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS INC. became a subsidiary of ARTERIA Networks Corporation to acquire the shares issued from Marubeni Coporation.

November

Integrated internet access service business for condominium of ARTERIA Networks Corporation and business of TSUNAGU NETWORK COMMUNICATION INC., a group company of ARTERIA.
2018

April

“Whole Building Package 10G Type” was added in condominium internet access service.

December

Listed on 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2019

January

10 Gbps menu was established to “ARTERIA Hikari Internet Access”
2020

February

In a first for Japan, succeeded in establishing high speed telecommunications at 400 Gbps between Tokyo and Osaka through two different routes using a single wavelength without regenerative repeating

History before the merger

  • UCOM CorporationUCOM Corporation
  • Marubeni Access Solutions IncMarubeni Access Solutions Inc.
  • Global Access Ltd.
  • VECTANT LtdVECTANT Ltd.
1997

November

Global Access Ltd Global Access Ltd. was established
1998

April

Global Access Ltd Type 1 carrier license was acquired
2000

January

Global Access Ltd Domestic leased circuit service was launched between Tokyo and Ajigaura

February

Global Access Ltd International leased circuit service was launched between US and Japan

March

VECTANT Ltd Global Solution K.K. was established

March

Global Access Ltd Data center, “Com Space I” opened in Chuo, Tokyo

April

VECTANT Ltd Type 2 carrier license was filed

July

UCOM CorporationM U’s Communication Corporation was established and acquired Type 1 carrier license

December

UCOM Corporation MEDiA K.K was established

December

VECTANT Ltd NTT East & West Flet’s access circuit connection services were launched
2001

March

UCOM Corporation World first, max.100 Mbps commercial optical fiber internet connection service was launched for individual customers. USEN Broad Networks(current: USEN Corporation) sold.

May

Global Access Ltd Domestic leased circuit service by backbone network between Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka was launched

June

Global Access Ltd Ethernet leased circuit service, “Dyna Ether” was launched

June

Global Access Ltd Japan’s First 2.5 Gbps / 10 Gbps leased circuit services were launched

September

UCOM Corporation Service area was extended to all ordinance-designated cities in Japan (areas in Sapporo, Sendai, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and Kitakyushu Cities)

November

VECTANT Ltd “VECTANT Transit Service” was launched

December

Global Access Ltd Data center, “Com Space II” opened in Sinjuku, Tokyo
2002

January

UCOM Corporation MEDiA K. K launched IP telephone service

June

UCOM Corporation 100 Mbps optical fiber internet connection service, “Hikari Business Access” was launched

July

Global Access Ltd Leased circuit service was launched between Osaka and Fukuoka route
2003

March

Global Access Ltd 10 Gbps Ethernet leased circuit service was launched

September

VECTANT Ltd IP-VPN service “VECTANT Closed IP Network” was launched
2004

April

UCOM Corporation Complete authorized telecommunications business registration was acquired
2005

January

Global Access Ltd Ogaki Access Center opened in Ogaki, Gifu

August

Global Access Ltd Service network was extended in Tohku, Hokuriku and Shinshu area

December

UCOM Corporation Corporate name changed from “U’s communications Corporation” to “UCOM Corporation”
2006

March

UCOM Corporation UCOM succeeded an optical fiber internet connection service, “Broad-Gate 02(UCOM Hikari)” from USEN Corporation
2007

March

VECTANT Ltd Mobile closed network connection service, ”VECTANT Secure Mobile Access” was launched

April

VECTANT Ltd Corporate name changed from “Global Solution K.K.” to “VECTANT Ltd.”

October

UCOM Corporation UCOM merged MEDiA K.K
2008

August

UCOM Corporation UCOM succeeded Mansion ISP business from E-cubic corporation

November

UCOM Corporation U’sISP Service Corporation became wholly owned subsidiary of UCOM
2009

July

Global Access Ltd Service area was extended between Tokyo and Ogaki route
2010

February

VECTANT Ltd The WDM ring network in Hokuriku route was completed

May

UCOM Corporation UCOM Access Engineering Corporation was established as consolidated subsidiary

June

UCOM Corporation UCOM succeeded internet connection business “Media Independent Interface (MII)” from Mori Building Co., Ltd.

August

Global Access Ltd Data center, “Com Space III” opened

December

Marubeni Access Solutions Inc Marubeni Access Solutions Inc. was established by merger of Global Access Ltd. and VECTANT Ltd.
2011

May

Marubeni Access Solutions Inc IPv6 support services were launched

June

Marubeni Access Solutions Inc Data center, “Com Space West” opened in Osaka

June

UCOM Corporation Max. 1 Gbps internet connection service with service level agreement(SLA), “Standard Gigabit Access” was launched

September

UCOM Corporation UCOM succeeded ISP service business from a fully-owned sales subsidiary, U’sISP Service Corporation
2013

May

Marubeni Access Solutions Inc Fully redundant and fully closed network connection service, ”Secure Cloud Access” was launched

December

UCOM Corporation IP telephone service, “UCOM Hikari Denwa Business(Hikari Denwa Business)” was launched