KDDI has over 60 years of history in the telecommunications industry
Kokusai Denshin Denwa Co., Ltd. (KDD) is established.
Establishment of "KDDI Singapore"
First successful TV broadcast between Japan and the US performed at the Ibaraki Space Communications Research Facility.
KDD, together with AT&T and a Hawaiian telecommunications company, laid the No.1 submarine trans-Pacific Cable (TPC-1) and commenced services.
Establishment of "KDDI Europe" (headquartered in London)
KDD started services using the No. 3 Trans Pacific Cable (TPC-3), the first submarine fibre optic cable in the Pacific Ocean.
Launch of "Telehouse New York Teleport", the first data center in the New York area
Establishment of "KDDI America"
Launch of "Telehouse London Docklands North", the first purpose built data center in Europe
DDI CORPORATION, KDD Corporation and IDO CORPORATION merge to form a new company. The trade name of the new entity is KDDI CORPORATION, the company operates under the new KDDI corporate brand
Establishment of "Telehouse Seoul" and "Telehouse Hong Kong"
Establishment of KDDI China (headquartered in Beijing)
Launch of the world's first international IP-VPN service for business
Launch of "Telehouse Singapore" and "Telehouse Beijing"
Landing of Trans-Pacific fiber optic cable system, UNITY, in Japan. (UNITY commenced operation from 2010)
Launch of "Telehouse Capetown", the first Telehouse data center in Africa
Launch of "Telehouse London Dockland West", the one of the largest data centers in Europe
Launch of "Telehouse Hong Kong CCC", the second Telehouse data center in Hong Kong
Establishment of "KDDI Russia" and "KDDI Brazil"
Establishment of "KDDI Myanmar"
Launch of the shortest route between Japan and Europe with RJCN（Russia-Japan Cable Network） and Transit Europe-Asia (TEA).
Entered into agreement and commenced joint business with Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT).
Entered into a joint construction agreement with regard to building "FASTER", a new trans-Pacific Cable between Japan and the US
Establishment of "KDDI Cambodia", a branch of KDDI Singapore.
Launch of Telehouse second data center in Osaka.
Launch of Telehouse fifth data center in London and third in Tama, Tokyo.