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SoftBank plans to sell $4 billion in bonds
Billionaire Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Corp., speaks during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
SoftBank Set Up for More Deals After T-Mobile: Real M&A
Billionaire Masayoshi Son, Japan's most acquisitive executive, is raising a war chest that could be used to buy companies from Yahoo ! Inc. to Dish Network Corp. Son's SoftBank Corp. is selling almost $4 billion in bonds to help finance future investment even after the company scrapped a merger of its Sprint Corp. with T-Mobile US Inc. Targets ... (more)
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Sharp Provides AQUOS Crystal Smartphones in Japan and the U.S
ENP Newswire - 21 August 2014 Release date- 20082014 - Sharp Corporation is making its AQUOS Crystal smartphone available to two major telecommunications companies: SoftBank Mobile Corporation in Japan and Sprint Corporation in the United States.
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Japan : SOFTBANK remains acquisitive although bid for T-MOBILE fails [TendersInfo (India)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Although Japanese mobile operator Softbank Corp's unsuccessful bid for T-Mobile US Inc was a rare defeat for its brash billionaire founder, few say it would sideline a man bent on building 'the world's No.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Motley Fool
Will a Sprint Corporation Price Cut Force AT&T and Verizon to Follow?
The move comes just a few weeks after the company's long-expected merger with T-Mobile was called off, and Sprint's CEO Dane Hesse was replaced by Marcelo Claure.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Sprint Signs On for Sharp 'Aquos Crystal' Smartphone
Following speculation that Sprint majority stakeholder SoftBank would roll out Sharp's bezel-less handset in the U.S., Sharp today announced that Sprint and its Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA pre-paid brands will have exclusive access to the new phone.
The Washington Post
Son on M&A Prowl Sells Bonds After T-Mobile Flop: Japan Credit
Masayoshi Son's SoftBank Corp. is selling bonds just weeks after he abandoned the takeover of T- Mobile US Inc. and signaled he would seek different targets.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
eAccess, eMobile & Y!Mobile - Japanese Telecom Ventures, Market Research and Analysis
Merger of Willcom into eMobile has been announced. Read this report to understand the eAccess/eMobile part of the SoftBank Group.
SoftBank is doing more than cutting Sprint prices
SoftBank is doing more than cutting Sprint prices SAN FRANCISCO Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/VApPYR SAN FRANCISCO - SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son has bigger changes in store for Sprint wireless - of which he is chairman - than the lower pricing plans the No.
Tokyo: Believe It or Not, There is a Japanese SIM Card Rental with Unlimited Data
Confession: we're extremely heavy users of data on our smartphones, since those phones connect us to social media, work, maps, and pretty much everything else while on foreign soil.
Sprint To Sell Sharp Smartphones With SoftBank's Help
Sharp Japan has announced in a new press release this morning that SoftBank and Sprint will be carrying a mid-range version of its "AQUOS CRYSTAL" Android smartphone.
[Super Rich] Japan outdoes Korea in self-made billionaires
South Korean companies and people have long compared themselves to Japanese counterparts to measure their success.
AT&T: A Desperate Sprint About To Declare War
AT&T's dividend is not at risk. OK, now that we have got that out of the way, I do want to discuss a further threat to T's margins and by extension cash flows.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Motley Fool
What Sprint's Upcoming Price War Means for Your Wireless Bill
The company was hemorrhaging money, its stock price had fallen by more than 50% from just six months prior, and a once-promising multibillion-dollar investment had transformed into a massive financial headache for Sprint.
SoftBank still merger hungry despite T-Mobile flop
Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank's failed bid for T-Mobile marked a rare defeat for its brash billionaire founder, but few expect it to sideline a man intent on building "the world's number-one company".
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Investor's Business Daily
Sprint 'Disruptive' Pricing May Include iPhone 6
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son aims to revive struggling Sprint's growth with Claure as CEO.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Memo from new Sprint CEO outlines more cost-cutting
Sprint chief executive officer Marcelo Claure, in his first day on the job, told employees to expect further cost cuts and a more vigorous competitive edge.
T-Mobile Might Be Open To Higher Bid
This year we have heard rumors about Sprint acquiring T-Mobile U.S. many times but as per the latest reports, Sprint and its parent company Softbank have now given up on this and are no longer after Magenta.
Telegram not dead STOP Alive, evolving in Japan STOP
Throughout Japan, an army of workers stands ready to ensure important messages are delivered as quickly as possible.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Converge! Network Digest
SoftBank Demos Busy Hour Mobile Policy Control with Ericsson
Ericsson and SoftBank Mobile demonstrated a policy-based system aimed at improving the user experience in even the most congested network environments, such as rush-hour in Tokyo.