|Feb. 1988||Hikari Tsushin Inc. (capital 1 million) was founded with the objective of selling and leasing OA equipment and telephones.|
|Jul. 1988||Launched agency services for handling subscription contracts for long-distance call services.
No.1 agent of DDI (KDDI) Corporation.
|Apr. 1990||Commenced sales of copy and facsimile machines.
No.1 agent of Sharp Corporation.
|Dec. 1992||Set up the International Business Division, and upgraded its international call service circuit business.
No.1 agent of Digital Communication Inc.(SoftBank)
|Aug. 1993||Net sales exceeded 10 billion yen in 5 years after the company’s foundation.|
|May. 1994||Opened the first outlet of mobile phone chain in Shinjuku, Tokyo (under direct management).
No.1 independent agent as a New Common Carrier.
|May. 1995||Started sales of business phones.|
|Jul. 1995||Started sales of PHS (Personal Handy-phone System).|
|Feb. 1996||Registered with the Japan Securities Dealers Association only 8 years after foundation.
Established a record for the fastest registration and the youngest president on the JASDAQ at that time.
|Aug. 1997||Net sales exceeded 100 billion yen 9 years after foundation.|
|Aug. 1998||The number of mobile phone chain outlets exceeded 500 nationwide.|
|Mar. 1999||Mar.1999 Crayfish Co., Ltd. became a subsidiary, and was renamed e-machitown Co., Ltd. in February 2006.
Net sales exceeded 300 billion yen 11 years after foundation.
|Aug. 1999||The number of mobile phone chain outlets exceeded 1,800 nationwide.|
|Sep. 1999||The company’s stock was listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange only 11 years after the company’s foundation.
Set a record for the fastest stock exchange listing and the youngest president in the first section of the TSE at that time.
|Jan. 2000||Became an official sponsor of J-League soccer.|
|June.2001||Made Crayfish Co., Ltd (e-machi town Co.,Ltd.), its subsidiary.|
|Aug. 2001||The number of employees exceeded 10,000 nationwide.|
|Sep. 2001||Awarded a prize as an excellent group for “technical level of services and receiving visitors.”|
|Mar. 2002||Changed the accounts closing period from August to March.
Built a strong sales team which can sell over 3,000 copiers a month in the OA Dept. and became its No.1 independent dealer.
|Jul. 2002||Newton Financial Consulting, Inc. separated from Call to Web, Inc. and Started medical insurance business.
Became top dealer for ALICO Japan & AFLAC.
|Mar. 2003||The number of OA business offices exceeded 22 nationwide.|
|Jun. 2003||Adopted the two representative directors system.|
|Apr. 2004||Established the Hikari Health Insurance Society.|
|Mar. 2005||Recorded the highest operating income and net income since the company’s foundation. The number of OA business offices exceeded 62 nationwide.|
|Feb. 2006||Crayfish Co., Ltd. renamed as e-machitown Co., Ltd.
Established a call center in Dairen.
|Mar. 2006||The number of call center operators for the insurance business exceeded 3,000 nationwide.|
|Oct. 2006||Granted the Privacy Mark by the Japan Information Processing Development Center (JIPDEC).|
|Mar. 2007||The number of mobile phone chain outlets exceeded 1,000 nationwide.|
|May. 2008||Established a call center in Shanghai.|
|May. 2008||Conducted the buybuck of its common shares(Rate of total number of its common share 2.3%).|
|Sep. 2008||Made Pion Co., Ltd., its subsidiary.|
|Feb. 2009||Maturity redemption of straight bond (10 billion yen).|
|Jul. 2009||Awarded the official mark for being fulfilling the “Low for Measures to Support the Development of the Next-Generation” by the Japanese Ministry of Labor.|
|Sep. 2009||Transfered the managing rights of Venture Fund (VF) business to SBI Group.
Made Universal Solutions Systems, Inc., its subsidiary.
|Oct. 2011||Moved to a new head office at 1-4-10 Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo.|
|Jun. 2013||Made FT Communications Co.,Ltd., its subsidiary.|
|May. 2014||Made Keiozu Holdings Company, its subsidiary.|