Line Corp Company Profile
A Holdings Corporation provides a platform for mobile messaging and communication services, content distribution, and life and financial services primarily in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia. The company operates through two segments, Core Business and Strategic Business. Its mobile messenger application enables users to communicate through free instant messaging, stickers, and voice and video calls, as well as serves as a smart portal to its other applications and services. It also offers display advertising services, including Smart Channel, Timeline, LINE NEWS and LINE TODAY, LINE Manga, LINE BLOG, and LINE SHOPPING, as well as LINE Ads Platform for Publishers; and account advertising products and services comprising LINE official accounts, Sponsored Stickers, LINE Point Ads, and LINE Sales Promotion. In addition, the company provides other advertising products and services, such as LINE Part-Time Job, livedoor, and Matome. Further, it offers communication products, which includes Messaging, Stickers, Timeline, Themes, and Free Call and LINE Out; contents, such as LINE Games, LINE PLAY, LINE NEWS and LINE TODAY, LINE LIVE and LINE TV, LINE Manga, LINE Music, and LINE Fortune and LINE BLOG. Additionally, the company provides LINE characters merchandise under the LINE Friends name; LINE Doctor, an online medication guidance and medical treatment, and medication delivery service; PayPay and LINE Pay payment services; and other services, including LINE Clova AI platform, blockchain-related initiatives, and e-commerce. The company was formerly known as LINE Corporation and changed its name to A Holdings Corporation in February 2021. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. A Holdings Corporation is a subsidiary of NAVER Corporation.