Company History

2003 December Began fully-fledged operations. Core business: selling broadband lines via the internet and a network of brick-and-mortar locations
2004 February Started business: free internet for communal housing
2005 January Established Tokyo Office in Minato-ku, Tokyo
November Started business: free internet for communal housing using wireless LAN
Unified all services and began using the FGBB® Series across the board
2006 June Began providing free internet for communal housing using a private brand
2008 September Started business: internet connection for monthly serviced apartments
2009 January Call centre began providing customer service to tenants of FGBB® equipped properties in multiple languages
June Started business: the free Wi-Fi service “Wi-Fi Nex®”
2011 April Established Osaka Office in Chuo-ku, Osaka
2013 June Established NOIS Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary to plan, develop, and sell computer hardware and software and to act as an internet line agency
2014 March Started business: the sale of company-developed communication devices
April Began providing Wi-Fi services for stores and commercial facilities under a private brand
June Established Fukuoka Office in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
October Established Nagoya Office in Atsuta-ku, Nagoya
2015 January Acquired Telecommunications Contractor Authorization (Governor of Hokkaido Authorization (Fune-26) Ishi No.22017)
Began providing the Wi-Fi service “SHINOBI Wi-Fi” to visiting foreigners
July Established Fibergate Taiwan Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary in Taiwan.
Acquired a license as a telecommunications business in accordance with the Telecommunications Business Act (Registration Number: No.358)
2016 January Certified as a Management Innovation Plan Approval Company by the Governor of Hokkaido (Sekishoro: No.74-33)
February Acquired Privacy Mark certification (Registration Number: No. 17002586 (01)
June End of fiscal year changed from December to June
August Nagoya Office moved to Naka-ku, Nagoya
2017 June Satellite office opened in the Tokyo Office
Osaka Office moved to Chuo-ku, Osaka
Established Sendai Office in Miyagino-ku, Sendai
Fukuoka Office moved within Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
2018 March Listed on the Mothers Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
May Began providing the “One-Touch Wi-Fi” service as a cloud Wi-Fi service for offices and stores
November Acquired certification as an Information Security Management System (ISMS) (Certification No.: MSA-IS-284)
2019 June Transferred to the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section
July Listed on the Main Market of the Sapporo Securities Exchange
2020 January Established FG-Lab Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary that researches and develops company-provided telecommunications devices and systems
March Established BizGenesis Inc. to provide telecommunications services to corporations
April Relocated Fukuoka office within Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
2021 February Established FG Smart Asset Inc. as a wholly-owned subsidiary to engage in real estate-related business including the purchase, sale, leasing, and management of real estate
July Established OffGrid-Lab Inc. to operate a renewable energy business
2022 April Acquired TM Asset Inc. as a wholly-owned sub-subsidiary to engage in real estate sales and leasing
July Merged with BizGenesis Inc., a telecommunications service provider for enterprises