Global Business

Connecting the world through trusted networks

Since its founding as KOKUSAI DENSHIN DENWA, KDDI has connected Japan with over 190 countries around the world through telecommunications for more than 60 years as a pioneer of international telecommunications in Japan. Built from wireless technologies, satellites, and undersea cables, KDDI's high-quality and high-reliability international telecommunications network supports the creation of a comfortable communication society in business and daily life.

Europe and Africa

  • KDDI EUROPE Ltd.
  • KDDI DEUTSCHLAND GmbH
  • KDDI FRANCE SAS
  • KDDI Russia LLC
  • TELEHOUSE International Corp. of Europe
  • TELEHOUSE Deutschland GmbH
  • TELEHOUSE Moscow
  • TELEHOUSE Istanbul
  • TELEHOUSE Cape Town
  • TELEHOUSE Johannesburg
  • KDDI European Research Office

Americas

  • KDDI America, Inc.
  • KDDI DO BRASIL SOLUÇÕES EM TECNOLOGIA LTDA.
  • UBIK do Brazil Soluções em Tecnologia Ltda.
  • TELEHOUSE International Corp. of America

Asia and Oceania

  • KDDI CHINA CORPORATION
  • KDDI SHANGHAI CORPORATION
  • Shanghai KDDI Communications Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • KDDI GUANGZHOU CORPORATION
  • KDDI HONG KONG LTD.
  • KDDI TAIWAN CORPORATION
  • KDDI Korea CORPORATION
  • TELEHOUSE Beijing
  • TELEHOUSE BEIJING BDA Co., Ltd.
  • TELEHOUSE SHANGHAI Zhangjiang
  • TELEHOUSE SHANGHAI Jinqiao
  • TELEHOUSE HONG KONG CCC
  • KDDI Beijing Representative Office
  • KDDI Shanghai Representative Office
  • KKBOX Inc.
  • KDDI Singapore Pte Ltd
  • KDDI (Thailand) Ltd.
  • KDDI MALAYSIA Sdn. Bhd
  • KDDI India Private Limited
  • KDDI PHILIPPINES Corporation
  • KDDI Vietnam Corporation
  • KDDI AUSTRALIA Pty Ltd.
  • PT. KDDI INDONESIA
  • KDDI Myanmar Co., Ltd.
  • TELEHOUSE International Corp. of VIETNAM
  • MobiCom Corporation
  • KDDI Summit Global Myanmar Co., Ltd.
  • FunCreate Myanmar LTD.
  • BRACNet Limited
1953

KOKUSAI DENSHIN DENWA CO., LTD. (KDD) is established.

1956

The first international telex line is established between Tokyo and San Francisco.

1963

The first television broadcast between the Japan and the US is successfully received at the Ibaraki Space Communications Research Facility.

1964

The first trans-pacific cable (TCP-1) enters service.

Joined the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT).

1966

Opened the Ibaraki Satellite Communication Center and began television transmissions between Japan and the US.

1969

Opened the Yamaguchi Satellite Communication Center and established a satellite channel between Japan and Europe.

1973

Launched international direct dialing services.

1977

Joined the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT).

1989

Established the first "Telehouse" data center in the New York area (USA).

The first optical undersea cable in the Pacific Ocean and the third transpacific cable (TPC-3) entered service.

1990

Established a "Telehouse" data center in London (UK).

1995

Invested in MobiCom (Mongolia).

1999

Established a "Telehouse" data center in Paris (France).

2000

Established a "Telehouse" data center in Hong Kong.

2001

Launched the world's first international IP-VPN service for corporations.

2007

Established a "Telehouse" data center in Beijing (China).

2008

Established a "Telehouse" data center in Singapore.

2009

Established the first "Telehouse" data center on the African continent.

2010

Established "Telehouse" data centers in Hanoi (Vietnam) and Shanghai (China).

The "Unity" optical undersea cable between Japan and the US begins operation.

2012

Started providing the shortest route between Japan and Europe via the "RJCN (Russia-Japan Cable Network)" optical undersea cable between Japan and Russia.

Established "Telehouse" data centers in Frankfurt (Germany) and Moscow (Russia).

2014

Entered the telecommunications business in Myanmar.

2016

The "FASTER" optical undersea cable between Japan and the US begins operation.

Established the fifth data center in London (UK), "Telehouse London Docklands North Two."

Supporting business on a global scale with ICT

The KDDI Group supports companies that are expanding their business on a global scale through more than 100 bases in 62 overseas cities. In particular, our data centers deployed under the "Telehouse" brand have expanded to over 40 bases in 20 cities and 12 countries and regions around the world. As a result of operating data centers and earning the trust of customers over 30 years, the KDDI Group has established a strong reputation with the world's leading Internet exchanges, telecommunications carriers, and cloud providers, and over 3,000 corporate customers use our data centers as the core of their business platform. Telehouse London Docklands North Two, Europe's largest data center.

Telehouse London Docklands North Two, Europe's largest data center