Company Timeline

  • March 31, 1998: The Mozilla Project forms as an open source project at Netscape and releases source code
  • June 5, 2002: Mozilla 1.0 released
  • July 15, 2003: Mozilla Foundation founded
  • February 17, 2004: Mozilla Europe founded
  • August 18, 2004: Mozilla Japan founded
  • November 9, 2004: Mozilla Firefox 1.0 released
  • March 4th, 2005: Mozilla China Foundation founded
  • August 3, 2005: Mozilla Foundation creates Mozilla Corporation
  • November 29, 2005: Mozilla Firefox 1.5 released
  • October 24, 2006: Mozilla Firefox 2.0 released
  • June 17, 2008: Mozilla releases Firefox 3 and sets a Guinness World Record for the largest number of software downloads in 24 hours
  • June 30, 2009: Firefox 3.5 released
  • January 21, 2010: Firefox 3.6 released
  • February 8, 2011: Do Not Track added to Firefox 4 beta
  • March 22, 2011: Firefox 4 released
  • March 29, 2011: Firefox 4 for Android released
  • June 11, 2011: Firefox for Android becomes first mobile browser to support Do Not Track
  • June 18, 2011: Mozilla launches Web FWD accelerator
  • July 25, 2011: Mozilla announces Boot to Gecko project
  • January 18, 2012: SOPA/PIPA action request on Firefox default start page generates 360,000 emails to U.S. lawmakers
  • February 27, 2012: Mozilla announces partnership with Telefónica Digital on first Open Web devices
  • May 22, 2012: Mozilla Webmaker introduced
  • June 26, 2012: Upgraded Firefox for Android released
  • July 2, 2012: Firefox OS brand and initial partnerships announced
  • November 11, 2012: Popcorn Maker is introduced
  • February 24, 2013: Eighteen mobile operators welcome Firefox OS initiative at Mobile World Congress
  • July 1, 2013: First commercial launch of Firefox OS phone, by Telefónica in Spain
  • July 12, 2013: T-Mobile Poland offers Firefox OS smartphones for sale
  • August 1, 2013: Telefónica announces launches first Firefox OS devices in Colombia and Venezuela
  • October 15, 2013: congstar brings first Firefox OS smartphones to Germany
  • October 22, 2013: Telefónica Vivo launches Firefox OS smartphones in Brazil
  • October 31, 2013: Telefónica launches Firefox OS smartphones in Mexico, Peru and Uruguay
  • November 1, 2013: Telekom begins selling smartphones with Firefox OS in Hungary
  • November 14, 2013: COSMOTE offers first smartphones running Firefox OS in Greece
  • November 28, 2013: Telenor launches mobile phones on Firefox OS in Serbia and Montenegro
  • December 3, 2013: Telecom Italia begins selling Firefox OS smartphones in Italy
  • February 19, 2014: Telefónica begins selling Firefox OS smartphones in Chile
  • February 23, 2014: Mozilla introduces seven new commercial Firefox OS devices
  • February 23, 2014: Mozilla announces 12 new markets for Firefox OS