Softbank's Son: "People Call Me Crazy...I Don't Care"
Masayoshi Son may be just 5-feet, 3-inches, but he isn't afraid to pick a fight. On June 19, the president and chief executive of Softbank Corp. announced an accelerated rollout of the world's fastest and cheapest asymmetric digital subscriber lines. For just $18.50 a month -- one-third the cost of the competition -- consumers can access the Internet at top speeds of 8 megabits per second, five times faster than conventional ADSL lines.
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