1995~2000

1995 Jan Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. was founded as a joint venture involving Sumitomo Corporation and Tele-Communications International, Inc. (now known as Liberty Global Inc.)
Mar Launched cable television service starting off at 4 systems, 19,000 total subscribing households
1997 Jul Launched telephony service
1999 Jan Launched high-speed Internet access service
2000 Sep Acquired the management rights to TITUS Communications Corporation

2001~2010

2001 Jun Achieved 1 million total subscribing households
Jul Launched BS digital broadcasting service
2003 Sep Launched a high-speed Internet access service with maximum downstream speed up to 30Mbps.
Dec Launched digital services including terrestrial digital broadcasting in Kanto and Kansai areas
2004 Apr Launched cable television digital service, ”J:COM TV Digital”
2005 Jan Launched Video On Demand (VOD) service, "J:COM On Demand"
Mar Went public on the JASDAQ Securities Exchange (now known as Tokyo Securities Exchange JASDAQ market)
Introduced new brand, "J:COM"
Apr Launched Primary IP telephony service
Jul Acquired stocks of Japan Digital Service Corporation
Established J:COM Technologies Co.,Ltd.
Sep Acquired the management rights to Odakyu Telecommunication Services Co., Ltd. (Odakyu Cable Vision, now integrated with J:COM Kanto Co.,Ltd.)
Oct Achieved 2 million total subscribing households
Nov Acquired the management rights to Cable Television Kobe, Inc. (now integrated with Cable Net Kobe Ashiya Co.,Ltd. )
2006 Jan Acquired the management rights to Kansai Multimedia Services Co., Ltd.
Acquired the management rights to Rokko Island Cable Vision Co., Ltd.(now integrated with Cable Net Kobe Ashiya Co.,Ltd.)
Apr Acquired the management rights to Sakura Cable TV Co.,Ltd. (now integrated with J:COM Tokyo Co.,Ltd. )
Launched a new set-top box equipped with a hard disk drive, "HDR"
Launched interactive service , J:COM TV Digital "InteracTV"
Aug Acquired the management rights to Cable Net Shimonoseki Co.,Ltd.
Sep Acquired the management rights to Cable West Inc.
Dec Launched "Donations on Demand" service on J:COM On Demand
2007 Apr Launched high-speed Internet access service with maximum downstream speed of 160 Mbps
May Launched community channel "J:COM Channel" in digital service
Jul Acuired the management rights to Recruit Visual Communications Co.,Ltd. (now known as Jupiter Visual Communications Co.,Ltd. )
Sep Merged with Jupiter TV Co.,Ltd.
Nov Established Channel Ginga Co., Ltd.
2008 Jan Established J:COM West Co., Ltd. (merger of three consolidated companies in Kansai)
Acquired the management rights to Kyoto Cable Communications Co., Ltd. (now integrated with J:COM West Co., Ltd.)
Launched Earthquake Alert Service
Launched J:COM Shops in all areas
Feb Launched J:COM NET Hikari services into "THE TOKYO TOWERS", bulk residence in Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Aug Acquired the management rights to Fukuoka Cable Network Co., Ltd.
Dec Acquired the management rights to Jyohoku New Media Co., Ltd.
Acquired the management rights to Mediatti Communications, Inc.
Distribution of "NHK On Demand" commenced through J:COM On Demand service
Achieved 3 million total subscribing households
2009 Jan Established Technology Networks Inc.(now known as Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. ) (merger between J:COM Technologies Co.,Ltd. and @NetHome.Co.,Ltd.)
Mar Established WiMAX company, Open Wireless Platform Lab with Keio University etc.
Apr Merged with Mediatti Communications, Inc.
Oct Acquired the management rights to J SPORTS Broadcasting Corporation (now known as J SPORTS Corporation)
2010 Jan Launched a new set-top box equipped with blu-ray disc and a hard disk drive, "Blu-ray HDR"
Feb Acquired management rights to Suzuran Cable System from Keihanshin Cable Vision Foundation
Mar Established new brand slogan, "The Entertainmedia Company"
Apr Acquired the management rights to Kobe Cable Vision from Kobe City Development & Management Foundation
Distribution of 3D contents commenced through J:COM On Demand
Launched nation-wide live broadcasting program on J:COM Channel
Jun Acquired management rights to Cablevision Kasai from Tokyo Cablevision
Closed the memorandum of understanding regarding establishment of 3-company alliance with Sumitomo Corporation and KDDI Corporation.
Jul Launched a new TV service, "J:COM TV My style"
Aug Opened "J:COM Hadano-Isehara" in Kanagawa prefecture
Sep Released Japan’s first "Start-Over" function on J:COM On Demand
Nov Merged J:COM Tokyo Co., Ltd. and Johoku New Media, Co., Ltd.
Dec Launched high-speed mobile Internets service, "J:COM WiMAX"

2011~2016

2011 Jan Merged J:COM Fukuoka Co., Ltd and J:COM Kitakyushu, Co., Ltd to create the largest CATV operator in Kyushu, J:COM Kyushu, Co., Ltd.
Feb Launched "J:COM Apartment Portal", information service for MDU
Mar Merged J:COM Saitama Co., Ltd., City Cable Net Co., Ltd., and J:COM Tojo Co., Ltd.
Apr Merged Technology Networks Inc.(now integrated with Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. ) and Kansai Multimedia Services Co., Ltd.
Launched a new telephony service, "J:COM PHONE Plus"
Jun Achieved 3.5 million total subscribing households
Jul Merged J:COM Kanto Co., Ltd., Edogawa Cable TV Co., Ltd., City Telecom, Inc., and Yokohama TV Corporation
Oct Merged J:COM Kanto Co. Ltd, and Miyagi Network, Inc. and established J:COM East Co. Ltd.
Jointly acquired YOKOHAMA CABLE VISION Inc. with Tokyu Corporation
Introduced ZAQ, the J:COM NET service character, nationwide
2012 Mar Started applying a new discount service, "au Smart Value"
Acquired the management rights to ASMIK ACE ENTERTAINMENT, INC(now known as ASMIK ACE, INC.)
Apr Launched the 2nd Community Channel, "J:COM Channel HD" nationwide
May Opened the first concept shop, "J:COM Wonder Studio" at TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN®
Launched "Xvie (cross-vee)" service, which allows access to VOD anytime anywhere
Jun Launched "Mega Pack", a subscription VOD service on J:COM On Demand
Aug Invested in a group company of Korean terrestrial broadcaster, SBS
Sep Launched a new TV service, "J:COM TV My style NEXT"
Oct Launched the home network service, "J:COM OMAKASE Support"
Dec Opened "ZAQ Café" in UNIVERSAL STUDIOS JAPAN®
Launched "J:COM DENRYOKU", the electric power service for MDU,in Suginami, Tokyo
Started trial of "J:COM KURASHI no Navigation", a life supporting service using a tablet in Tokyo and Osaka
2013 Jan Merged J:COM West Co., Ltd., Suita Cable Television Co., Ltd., Takatsuki Cable Network Co., Ltd., Higashi-Osaka Cable Television Co., Ltd., Toyonaka Ikeda Cable Net Co., Ltd., and Cable Net Kobe Ashiya Co., Ltd.
Apr Japan’s first "ZAQ STORE" featuring ZAQ merchandise opened in J:COM Wonder Studio
Jul Renewed Community Channels, "J:COM Channel" and "J:COM Television", started broadcasting
Delisted from the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Aug Launched IP- VOD service for CATV operators
Sep Acquired the management rights to IP Power Systems Corp.
Nov Launched a new set-top box, "Smart TV Box"
Dec Acquired the management rights to JAPAN CABLENET LIMITED. (now integrated with Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd.)
Achieved 5 million total subscribing households
2014 Feb Launched the second series of Smart TV Service, "Smart J:COM Box", an STB developed uniquely for our service
Apr Mergered JCN and integrated head office functions under J:COM
Jun Integrated JCN service brand under J:COM
Announced the new brand slogan, "MOTTO ANATANI HIBIKUKOTO"
Started trial of 4K broadcasting
Jul Merged with Technology Networks Inc.
2015 Jan Merged J:COM Kita Kanto Ltd. and J:COM Kumagaya Ltd.
Mar Started "OKAIMONO Support", a limited service for subscribers
Apr Merged J:COM Shonan Co., Ltd. and J:COM Kamakura Ltd.
May Launched 4K-VOD service
Jun Established J:COM Heart Co., Ltd.
Jul Acquired the management rights to ANY CO.,LTD.
Oct Launched a new service, "J:COM MOBILE".
Dec Started broadcasting "Cable 4K"
2016MarAcquired the management rights to Jupiter Shop Channel Co.,Ltd.
Apr Launched "J:COM DENRYOKU Katei-yo Course", the electric power service for SDU and small MDU
Merged J:COM Kyushu Co., Ltd. and J:COM Kumamoto Co., Ltd.
Merged J:COM East Co., Ltd. and J:COM Odawara Co., Ltd.
Jun Acquired the management rights to Oita Cable Telecom Co.,Ltd.
Aug Broadcasted coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics on community channels
Sep Achieved 100,000 subscribing households in "J:COM DENRYOKU for Home"

2017~

2017 Jan Achieved 100,000 subscribing customers in "J:COM MOBILE", a MVNO service
Achieved 200,000 subscribing households in "J:COM DENRYOKU for Home"
Feb  Launched a subscription digital magazine service on "J:COM eBooks"
Apr Launched a retail city gas sales service, "J:COM Gas Supplied by Osaka Gas", in the Kansai area