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Corporate History

November 1962
Started business as a dealer of telecommunication devices in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City
August 1964
Established Kinki Telephone Corp. with the capital fund of JPY 1 million
February 1982
Increased capital fund to JPY 30 million
October 1984
Changed the name of the corporation to Kinden Corp. and launched the Computer System Department
April 1985
Started outsourcing business with the telephone system, “JPS”
September 1985
Opened the JPS Fee Collecting Management Center
July 1996
Increased capital fund to JPY 90 million
November 1997
Increased capital fund to JPY 175 million
May 1998
Started “Fiber Bit,” the Internet service for complex housings
Opened Customer Service Center
November 2000
Increased capital fund to JPY 300 million
March 2001
Increased capital fund to JPY 425 million
August 2001
Started to provide optical fiber to apartments with Internet facility
April 2003
Changed the name of the corporation to F Bit Corporation
June 2003
Started to provide IP telephone service, “Fiber Phone”
October 2003
Started to provide IP telephone service, “ITCA – IT Phone,” for the member companies of the Information and Telecommunication Equipment Constructor’s Association
May 2005
Started to provide the “VOD” service for hotels
October 2007
Started to provide the “FMC” service (fusion of mobile phone and conventional phone system)
April 2008
Started to provide ESP (reselling of electricity)
October 2009: Opened Kochi CC
July 2010
Opened Muroto Sales Branch
April 2011
Stared to provide the “Muroto Optical Fiber Service” and opened Osaka Sales Branch
October 2012
Opened Hiroshima Sales Branch
May 2013
Opened Kochi Sales Branch
August 2013
Opened Sendai Sales Branch
October 2013
Started the mega solar business
January 2014
Started the first mega solar electricity generation in Muroto City, Kochi
July 2014
Opened Minami Kyushu Sales Branch
April 2015
Certified as the Specified-Scale Electricity Business Operator (PPS)
November 2015
Registered as the Retail Electric Business Operator
April 2016
Started the retail electricity business
June
Started to provide the retail electricity service, “F BIT Electricity”
April 2017
Opened nine new Sales Branches (Sapporo, Niigata, Ibaraki, Yokohama, Shizuoka, Kobe, Okayama, Takamatsu, Kagoshima)
Kyoto Head Office Weekdays / 9:00-17:30 / 075-672-4111