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History of ARTERIA Networks




2014

February

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

February

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

February

VPN service, ”VECTANT Multi Remote Access” was launched, allowing the customer to connect securely to in-house intranet from internet

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

“All giga type(optical wiring)” for condominiums was added in Internet access service, “UCOM Hikari Residence”.

March

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

October

Leased line, VPN, Internet access service for enterprises “ARTERIA Hikari” was launched.
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.

April

“Simple type”for rental apartments was added in Internet access service, “UCOM Hikari Residence”.

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

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

History before the merger

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

November

グローバルアクセス Global Access Ltd. was established
1998 

April

グローバルアクセス Type 1 carrier license was acquired
2000 

January

グローバルアクセス Domestic leased circuit service was launched between Tokyo and Ajigaura

February

グローバルアクセス International leased circuit service was launched between US and Japan

March

ヴェクタント Global Solution K.K. was established

March

グローバルアクセス Data center, “Com Space I” opened in Chuo, Tokyo

April

ヴェクタント Type 2 carrier license was filed

July

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

December

UCOM MEDiA K.K was established

December

ヴェクタント NTT East & West Flet’s access circuit connection services were launched
2001 

March

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

May

グローバルアクセス Domestic leased circuit service by backbone network between Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka was launched

May

ヴェクタント Colocation service and in-house wiring service in Tama iDC were launched

June

グローバルアクセス West-Japan Office opened

June

グローバルアクセス Ethernet leased circuit service, “Dyna Ether” was launched

June

グローバルアクセス Japan’s First 2.5Gbps/10Gbps leased circuit services were launched

September

UCOM 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

ヴェクタント “VECTANT Transit Service” was launched

December

グローバルアクセス Data center, “Com Space II” opened in Sinjuku, Tokyo
2002 

January

ヴェクタント “VECTANT Broadband Roaming Service” was launched

June

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

July

グローバルアクセス Leased circuit service was launched between Osaka and Fukuoka route
2003 

March

グローバルアクセス 10Gbps Ethernet leased circuit service was launched

March

ヴェクタント IP telephone service, ”VECTANT Phone” was launched

April

UCOM Optical fiber cores rental business was launched for Type I telecommunication carriers

May

UCOM Optical fiber internet connection service, “So-net Hikari (UCOM)” was launched, cooperating with Sony Communication Network Corporation (current: So-net Entertainment Corporation)

June

ヴェクタント Internet VPN service, “VECTANT Internet VPN Type-R” was launched

July

UCOM Optical fiber enabled IP phone service, ”FT Phone” was launched for small to medium corporations, cooperating with the FORVAL Group

July

UCOM 1Gbps optical fiber internet connection service, “Hikari Gigabit Access” was launched

September

ヴェクタント IP-VPN service “VECTANT Closed IP Network” was launched

September

UCOM 16Mbps menu was launched in optical fiber internet connection service(VDSL), ” BROAD-GATE 01 Type V(current:spaaqs Hikari Mansion VDSLtype)”

October

グローバルアクセス Fiber channel leased circuit service was launched

November

UCOM IP transit service,”Hikari Transit Access” was launched for telecommunication carriers
2004

February

UCOM IP telephone service, “Moraphone” was launched, cooperating with MORANET Corporation(current: ITX Corporation) and Fusion Communications Corporation

April

UCOM Complete authorized telecommunications business registration was acquired

April

UCOM Charge multichannel service employed an optical fiber network “Pikapaa! (Current: SKY PerfecTV! Premium Service Hikari)” was launched, cooperating with SKY Perfect Communications Inc. (Current: SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation)

June

グローバルアクセス “Semi-Dual Class” was added to Ethernet leased circuit and Fiber channel leased circuit services

July

UCOM 100Mbps menu was launched in optical fiber internet connection service(VDSL), ” BROAD-GATE 01 Type V(current:spaaqs Hikari Mansion VDSL type)”

October

グローバルアクセス “Disaster Recovery Package” was launched

December

ヴェクタント IP telephone service, “Secured Phone” was launched
2005 

January

グローバルアクセス Ogaki Access Center opened in Ogaki, Gifu

February

グローバルアクセス Bandwidth shared Ethernet leased circuit service was launched

April

ヴェクタント IP-VPN service, “VECTANT Closed IP Network Smart” was launched

April

UCOM Information security management system (ISMS) certification was acquired

August

グローバルアクセス Service network was extended in Tohku, Hokuriku and Shinshu area

September

UCOM Head office was relocated to Meguro, Tokyo

October

グローバルアクセス Wide-area Ethernet service,”Dyna Ether-Wide” was launched

December

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

December

UCOM Optical fiber internet connection service, “ACCA Hikari (UCOM)” was launched, cooperating with ACCA Networks Co., Ltd.(current: Ymobile Corporation); also providing services to ISP companies using ACCA Networks Co., Ltd. as an intermediary
2006

March

グローバルアクセス Information security management system certification “BS7799-2:2002” and “ISMS certification criterion Ver.2.0” was acquired

March

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

April

ヴェクタント Osaka office opened in Osaka

September

UCOM Max. 500Mbps optical fiber internet connection service, “Broad-Gate02 Hikari Multi Access” was launched

September

UCOM Data center, “UCOM Tokyo 1st Data Center” opened in Minato, Tokyo
2007

March

ヴェクタント Mobile closed network connection service, ”VECTANT Secure Mobile Access” was launched

April

グローバルアクセス “ISO/IEC27001:2005 / JIS Q 27001:2006” certification was acquired

April

ヴェクタント Corporate name changed from “Global Solution K.K.” to “VECTANT Ltd.”

April

UCOM Head Office was relocated to Minato, Tokyo

October

UCOM UCOM merged MEDiA K.K

November

ヴェクタント 15,000 circuits was accomplished in VPN services
2008 

April

UCOM UCOM signed capital and business alliance with CATV Yamagata

April

ヴェクタント Menus employed NGN(Next Generation Network) optical access service, ”FLET’S HIKARI NEXT” were launched

August

UCOM UCOM succeeded Mansion ISP business from E-cubic corporation

November

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

July

ヴェクタント Service area was extended between Tokyo and Ogaki route

April

ヴェクタント Mobile internet connection service employed FOMAR fixed rate data communication plan by NTT Docomo was launched
2010

February

ヴェクタント The WDM ring network in Hokuriku route was completed

May

UCOM UCOM Access Engineering Corporation was established as consolidated subsidiary

June

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

August

グローバルアクセス Data center, “Com Space III” opened

September

UCOM Brand name of optical fiber internet connection services was changed from” GyaO” to “spaaqs Hikari “and “Qit Hikari whole condominium batch type”

December

丸紅アクセスソリューションズ Marubeni Access Solutions Inc. was established by merger of Global Access Ltd. and VECTANT Ltd.
2011 

March

UCOM Mobile internet connection service, “UCOM Mobile” was launched, cooperating with EMOBILE Ltd. (current: Ymobile Corporation)

April

UCOM IP telephone service, “Smart Hikari” was launched, cooperating with Forval Telecom,Inc

May

丸紅アクセスソリューションズ IPv6 support services were launched

June

丸紅アクセスソリューションズ Data center, “Com Space West” opened in Osaka

June

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

September

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

September

UCOM Brand name of optical fiber fixed telecommunications business was unified “UCOM Hikari”

November

丸紅アクセスソリューションズ Cloud-based mobile device management system(MDM), “VECTANT Secure Device Management” was launched

December

UCOM Max. 1Gbps internet connection service with the lowest band assurance, ”Premium Gigabit Access” was launched
2012

February

UCOM Partnership system of services for corporate customers, “with UCOM (current: with ARTERIA)” was launched

October

UCOM “Access Gateway Service“ was launched for internet service providers and telecommunication carriers.

October

UCOM Internet Initiative Japan Inc. launched “IIJ Fiber Access/U Service”employed UCOM’s ”Access Gateway Service”

December

UCOM Energy-related business, “UCOM enermy” was started up and HEMS (home energy management system) service, “Ene-Sensor” was launched
2013 

February

UCOM Electricity batch distribution service, “TOKUENE” was launched, which is possible to reduce electricity charges

May

丸紅アクセスソリューションズ Fully redundant and fully closed network connection service, ”Secure Cloud Access” was launched

July

丸紅アクセスソリューションズ 5 services employed Xi LTE extra-high-speed service by NTT Docomo were launched: “VECTANT Broadband Access LTE(D)”,”VECTANT Closed IP Network”, ”VECTANT Internet VPN type-R” and “Mobile Access LTE(D)

October

丸紅アクセスソリューションズ Mobile closed network connection service, ”VECTANT Secure Mobile Access LTE(K)” was launched, which employed 4G LTE network by KDDI

December

UCOM IP telephone service, “UCOM Hikaridenwa BUSINESS” was launched

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