Hikari Tsushin, Inc. operates as a holding company which engages in the office automation and telecommunications business. It operates through the following segments: Corporate, Shop and Insurance. The Corporate segment provides the office automation equipment sales, subscription agency communication services, and corporate mobile communication services. The Shop segment sells mobile phone units and peripheral equipment. The Insurance segment operates insurance agency focusing on third sector insurance. The company was founded by Yasumitsu Shigeta on February 5, 1988 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.