6 hrs ago
Sprint Beats Sales Estimates Amid Fewer Customer Losses
Sprint Corp. reported fiscal first-quarter sales that topped analysts' estimates even as its rivals continued to lure away wireless subscribers.
10 hrs ago
Sprint stems customer bleeding in return to Q1 profit
Sprint returned to a profit in the fiscal first quarter, a rare bit of positive news amid its tough turnaround.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Sprint, T-Mobile merger not expected before September-sources
The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
How does Hesse's pay compare with other telecom CEOs?
Sprint said in a statement that Hesse's and other Sprint executives' pay resulted from significant changes at the company in 2013.
NTT Docomo's earnings hurt by low-price plan
NTT Docomo Inc. said it swallowed a 15% cut in quarterly operating profit after it adopted a low price plan in its fight to retain market share.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Mobile Network Security will be Laid Bare by Attacks on 15 Million...
Outdoor Small Cells pose increased security risk as mobile networks densify to meet burgeoning traffic demands.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Asian Startups Field Interest From Japan Investors
To understand the interest Asian technology companies are drawing from Japanese investors, listen to Tomas Laboutka, chief executive of Hong Kong-based startup HotelQuickly.
Is Alibaba Or SoftBank About To Buy Yahoo?
At the current valuation, any of those companies could buy Yahoo and get the current core business for negative $4 billion .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Wall Street Journal
SoftBank Does B-To-B With A Little Help From Friends
SoftBank spends millions on marketing blitzes to dazzle consumers with products from smartphones to mobile games to robots with heart.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Will it be Nikesh vs Mukesh in Indias 4G wars
Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is set to usher in 4G services next year. Last week, I was tempted to say, it is now perhaps Nikesh vs Mukesh in India's telecoms, after Nikesh Arora quit as chief business officer at Google Inc and headed to become vice-chairman of Japan's SoftBank where he starts in October.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Washington Post
SoftBank Risk Jumps as Son to Battle for T-Mobile: Japan Credit
SoftBank Corp.'s bond risk jumped on signs billionaire founder Masayoshi Son is readying a long fight to win regulatory approval for the takeover of T-Mobile US Inc. The cost to protect debt of Japan's fastest-growing wireless carrier surged 10 basis points on July 14 to 195, the highest since Feb. 10, according to CMA prices.
Google Biz Boss Leaves for Softbank
Google's chief business officer, Nikesh Arora, is leaving the company after 10 years to take a leadership role at Softbank, the Android maker revealed on Thursday along with its second quarter earnings.
Reporter And Robot Go Head-To-Head, Robot Wins
TO GO WITH Lifestyle-technology-robotics-Japan-offbeat, INTERVIEW by Alastair HimmerThis picture taken on June 28, 2014 shows Japanese mobile communication giant Softbank's humanoid robot 'Pepper' chatting to a man at a high-tech gadgets exhibition in Tokyo.
SoftBank Japan unit Ymobile to offer cut-rate smartphone service
Ymobile, Japan's No.4 wireless carrier, on Thursday unveiled a flat-rate smartphone service about a third cheaper than Japan's three big mobile carriers, becoming the largest player so far to offer cut-rate services as regulators press for more price competition.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Motley Fool
The Best Dividend in Telecom Isn't AT&T
One of the highly anticipated mergers from earlier this year never came to fruition, but the company that was left out in the cold could still be a great investment.
With spectrum partnership, Sprint and T-Mobile figure out a way to collude without colluding
Sprint and T-Mobile may be forced to bid independently in next year's spectrum incentive auction only to find themselves part of the same combined carrier shortly thereafter.
Meet Japan's wise-cracking robot 'Pepper'
A wise-cracking humanoid robot called Pepper whose makers claim can read people's emotions was unveiled in Tokyo last month.
's M&A Chatter for Tuesday July 15, 2014
The Rumor : Softbank is putting together a $45 billion financing package to finance Sprint's purchase of T-Mobile , according to sources as reported by the Wall Street Journal .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Softbank is ready to announce that it is merging with T-Mobile. It seems that Softbank CEO, which owns most of Sprint, went around the FCC by buying the German parent company.
Yahoo! Will Hold On to More Alibaba Shares in IPO
On Tuesday evening, Yahoo! said it has reached an agreement with Alibaba that reduces the maximum number of shares it is required to sell in the IPO.