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Company Overview of SoftBank Telecom Corp.
SoftBank Telecom Corp. provides telecommunications services for corporate customers and consumers in Japan and internationally. The company offers fixed-line telephone services, data transmission, and dedicated line services. It also provides voice transmission services, such as domestic and international call services, high-speed data communications services, and mobile voice and data communication services; cloud computing services; and network services, including ULTINA, an information and communication technology platform service, data center services, and ODN and SpinNet Internet services. The company was formerly known as Japan Telecom Company Limited and changed its name to SoftBank T...
Founded in 1984
Key Executives for SoftBank Telecom Corp.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Director
Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President and Director
Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
SoftBank Telecom Corp. Key Developments
SoftBank Telecom Announces Dividend
Feb 25 15
SoftBank Telecom announced total amount of dividend of JPY 43,712 million. Effective date is February 26, 2015.
IBM and SoftBank Telecom Corp. Announce Alliance to Bring Watson to All of Japan
Feb 10 15
IBM and SoftBank Telecom Corp. announced a landmark global alliance to bring Watson to Japan. The alliance, which involves training Watson to understand Japanese, represents a major milestone in IBM's efforts to accelerate the adoption of cognitive computing and a powerful example of how SoftBank is transforming Japanese businesses and society. The goal of the collaboration is for SoftBank and IBM to bring new apps and services powered by Watson to market in the region, by establishing a broad local ecosystem of partners, entrepreneurs, and app developers who will apply Watson in new and innovative ways. The alliance combines SoftBank's leadership in the Japanese business and technology markets with IBM's unmatched Watson cognitive computing technologies, research capabilities and services to help transform entire industries and professions. As part of the collaboration, IBM and SoftBank intend to deliver new powered by Watson cloud-based services. The two organizations will initially target Japan's education, banking, healthcare, insurance and retail industries, where companies are striving to give customers more relevant information about products and services, and improve overall decision making by analyzing diverse, high volume data streams. To capture new and emerging opportunities, IBM and SoftBank will focus on the following strategic areas to deliver Watson solutions in Japan: Expand Watson's Knowledge: IBM and SoftBank will work together to further teach and train Watson in the Japanese language as well as various industry domains. Develop Localized APIs and Development Environments: The two companies will provide localized APIs and development environments that can be used to create new powered by Watson apps. This will include new resources and services delivered through the IBMWatson Developer Cloud. Build and Expand the Watson Ecosystem: The two companies will work together to establish a robust local ecosystem of partners, developers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and academics who will advance the adoption of cognitive computing throughout Japan. As global demand for cognitive computing increases, the IBM and SoftBank alliance will accelerate IBM's strategy to deliver the transformative capabilities of Watson to clients around the world, as well as the objectives of SoftBank to advance the information and technology industries through superior business models.
Telefonica S.A. Enters into New Partnership with SoftBank Telecom
Jan 22 15
Telefonica S.A. has entered into a new partnership with SoftBank Telecom in Japan. SoftBank Telecom and Telefonica Global Solutions will jointly address multinationals business in Japan working in conjunction with Telefonica's existing offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore. Telefonica continues building its global reach, enabling multinationals to leverage Telefonica's global purchasing power and managed services, and acting as a gateway and key partner for added value IT services with the unique support of SoftBank Telecom.
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