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Company History

Transition of the business structure

Company History

STAGE 1
(~‘99・3)
Preparation period
9/1996 Established as Sky International Planning Corporation
11/1998 Due to providing services such as digital satellite broadcast communications and internet services, changed company name to Digital Club Corporation
3/1999 Executed agency contract with Japan Digital Broadcasting Service, Inc. (now SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation), and began membership service
STAGE 2
(‘99・4~‘04・9)
Establishing a revenue base Nurturing of a new business
12/2001 Established subsidiary firm, Broadmedia TV Planning Corporation (now BB Cable Corporation), with primary business of providing video delivery services to individuals
1/2002 Changed company name to Club iT Corporation
3/2002 "Listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange NASDAQ Japan (now Tokyo Securities Exchange JASDAQ Standard)
(Securities Code: 4347)"
4/2002 Concluded contract with K.K. SKY Perfect Communications, Inc. (now SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation). Ended new CS membership acquisition business
7/2002 BB Cable Corporation becomes the first broadcasting company to be registered under the Act Concerning Broadcast on Telecommunications Services
7/2003 Partnered with Oy Gamecluster Ltd. (Finland), beginning on-demand gaming services
10/2003 Joined the CDN (content delivery network) services business
9/2004 Sold all shares of BB Cable Corporation to SoftBank BB Corporation (now SoftBank Group Corporation)
STAGE 3
(‘04・10~‘07・3)
Shift to conect distribution centered businesses
4/2005 CDN Solutions K.K.(now Broadmedia Technologies co., Ltd.), Akamai Technologies (USA)’s largest reseller, becomes a subsidiary
7/2006
Fishing Vision Co., Ltd., a broadcaster, becomes a subsidiary
釣りビジョン
11/2006
Broadmedia Studios Corporation, a firm in broadcast rights sales for foreign films as well as Japanese language production (subtitles/voiceovers), becomes a subsidiary
ブロードメディア・スタジオ株式会社
11/2006
HOLLYWOOD CHANNEL INC., a firm operating a mobile-focused movie information site, becomes a subsidiary
ブロードメディア・スタジオ株式会社
STAGE 4
(‘07・4~‘10・3)
Management resources foused on three main business segments
10/2007 Company name changes to Broadmedia Corporation
11/2007
Gaming business transferred to G-cluster Global Corporation due to corporate split
Gクラスタ・グローバル株式会社
9/2009
Renaissance Academy Corporation becomes a subsidiary
ルネサンス・アカデミー株式会社
STAGE 5
(‘10・4~‘20・3)
Sustainable growth of the content business and technology Accelerate the evolution of the service
4/2010
Digital Cinema Club, Inc. is established
デジタルシネマ倶楽部株式会社
5/2014
Roonet Systems Co., Ltd.(now Broadmedia Technologies co., Ltd.), a firm providing internet services to hotel guest rooms, conference rooms and other establishments, becomes a subsidiary
ルーネット・システムズ株式会社
7/2016
Subsidiary's name (formerly Clarinet Corporation) changes to Broadmedia GC Corporation
ブロードメディアGC株式会社
3/2017 Consolidated subsidiary Renaissance Academy Corporation became a wholly owned subsidiary due to additional acquisition of shares
5/2017 Renaissance Academy Corporation acquired all shares of Japanese Language Center and made it a wholly owned subsidiary
6/2017
CDN Solutions K.K. absorbed Roonet Systems Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Broadmedia Technologies Co., Ltd.
ブロードメディア・テクノロジーズ株式会社
STAGE 6
(‘20・4~)
Driving innovation and creating new businesses by breaking down organizational barriers and combining different businesses
April 2020 Broadmedia Corporation merged with six subsidiaries Renaissance Academy Corporation, Broadmedia Studios Corporation, Broadmedia Technologies Co., Ltd., Digital Cinema Club, Inc., Broadmedia GC Corporation, and Hollywood Channel Inc., through absorption-type mergers.