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Last $54.85 USD
Change Today -0.23 / -0.42%
Volume 8.9K
As of 8:10 PM 08/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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SoftBank Group Corp. operates in the information industry in Japan. It operates through four segments: Mobile Communications, Sprint, Fixed-line Telecommunications, and Internet. The Mobile Communications segment provides mobile communications services; produces and distributes online games for smartphones and other devices; offers mobile broadband services; provides supply chain solutions, handset protection and insurance, buy-back and trade-in services, omnichannel solutions, and financial services; and sells mobile devices, such as iPhones, iPads, and SoftBank smartphones. The Sprint segment offers mobile and fixed-line voice and data transmission services for individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in Puerto Rico and the U.S., as well as sells mobile devices and accessories. The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment telecom services, such as fixed-line telephone and data communications services to corporate customers; and broadband services to individual customers. The Internet segment is engaged in the operation of the Yahoo! JAPAN portal; sale of Internet advertising; operation of e-commerce sites; sale and marketing of data centers; provision of online automobile-related information; and operation of Internet affiliate system. The company also generates and sells electricity from renewable energy sources; provides payment processing, and computation services for businesses; distributes video, voice, and data content via media; operates IT information site ITmedia; provides solutions and services for online businesses; and operates online games and software downloads. In addition, it is involved in the ownership of professional baseball team; operation of baseball games; and procurement of funds by issuing preferred securities. SoftBank Group Corp. was formerly known as SoftBank Corp. and changed its name to SoftBank Group Corp. in May 2015. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

66,154 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/19/15
Founded in 1981

softbank group corp (SFTBF) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: ¥130.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

softbank group corp (SFTBF) Key Developments

Snapdeal Reportedly To Raise $500 million From Alibaba, SoftBank And Foxconn

Investors reportedly are seeking investments in Jasper Infotech Private Limited (Snapdeal). Snapdeal is set to raise $500 million in investment from Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA), SoftBank Group Corp. (TSE:9984) and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (TSEC:2317), a person familiar with the matter said on August 3, 2015. The person, who declined to say how much Snapdeal would be valued after the investment, said the deal could be finalised within a few days at the earliest though it may also take weeks. Snapdeal and SoftBank were not available for immediate comment. Alibaba and Hon Hai Precision Industry declined to comment. The person was not authorised to disclose the matter and so declined to be identified.

Ericsson Collaborates with SoftBank Corp. on 5G Trials in Tokyo

Ericsson announced that it is extending its long-term partnership with SoftBank Corp. by adding joint field trials of 5G technology in Tokyo. The two companies will cooperate in developing a common understanding of 5G use cases and deployment scenarios, and will evaluate the performance of potential 5G key technology components in joint field trials as well as to collaborate on 5G research projects. The joint field trial will demonstrate ultra-high bit rates and ultra-low latency with the Ericsson 5G trial system by using a number of frequency bands. 5G will evolve the entire future communication eco-system, from devices to mobile access, IP core and into the cloud. Ericsson's 5G test network initiatives focus on the interactions between mobile devices and the radio access network, in both indoor and outdoor scenarios.

SoftBank Reportedly Interested In Twitter

SoftBank Group Corp. (TSE:9984) may be interested in acquiring Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) at the right price, according to reports.


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