BIGLOBE

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NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd.
NECビッグローブ株式会社
Kabushiki gaisha
Industry Information and communication industry
Founded July 3, 2006
Headquarters Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Saburo Takizawa, General Manager
Revenue 104 billion yen
Owner NEC (1986-2014)
Japan Industrial Partners (2014-2017)
KDDI (2017-)
Number of employees
500
Website Biglobe.Co.Jp

BIGLOBE (ビッグローブ?) (combination of the words "big" and "globe") is one of the leading internet service providers in Japan, operated by NEC BIGLOBE, Ltd.,[1] a 2006 spin-off from NEC.[2]

KDDI acquired the company in January 2017 for 80 billion yen.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Google Press Release: NEC Selects Google to Provide Search Services on Japan's Leading BIGLOBE Portal Site". google press center. 2000-12-18. Archived from the original on 24 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  2. ^ Seki, Yasuhiko (2006-03-28). "Japan's NEC sets spin-off of Biglobe Internet unit for July 1". Forbes. Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  3. ^ "KDDIがビッグローブ買収発表 顧客層、個人から家族へ 決済・保険など「経済圏」を拡大". Nikkei. 2006-12-09. Retrieved 2017-01-14.