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Profile: SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T)

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SoftBank Group Corp., formerly SoftBank Corp., incorporated on September 3, 1981, is engaged in mobile communications services, sales of mobile devices, provision of fixed-line telecommunications and Internet service provider (ISP) services. The Company operates through four segments: the Mobile Communications segment, the Sprint segment, the Fixed-line Telecommunications segment, and the Internet segment. In the Mobile Communications segment, SoftBank Mobile and other companies provide mobile communications services and sell mobile devices and accessories, while GungHo and Supercell produce and distribute online games for smartphones and other devices. In the Sprint segment, Sprint Corporation provides mobile communications services in the United States and sells mobile devices and accessories accompanying those services, as well as fixed-line telecommunications services. In the Fixed-line Telecommunications segment, SoftBank Telecom Corp. provides telecommunications services, such as fixed-line telephone and data communications services to corporate customers, while SoftBank BB Corp. and other companies provide broadband services for individual customers. In the Internet segment, Yahoo Japan Corporation provides Internet-based advertising operations and other services.

The Company's Mobile Communications segment provides mobile communications services in Japan, sale of mobile devices and accessories, sale of personal computer (PC) software and peripherals, and production and distribution of online games for smartphones and other devices. The Company offers mobile communication services under the SoftBank and Y!mobile brands, and data and fixed-line communication services, such as the SoftBank Hikari and Yahoo! BB broadband services. For businesses, the Company offers dedicated fixed-line communications services. Wireless City Planning offers Broadband Wireless Access systems using approximately 2.5 gigahertz band. The Company offers Yahoo! JAPAN services on their smartphones.

The Company's Sprint segment provides mobile communications services in the United States, sale of mobile devices and accessories, and provision of fixed-line telecommunications services. The Company offers mobile and fixed-line products, including long-distance calls and Internet services. The Company's Sprint offers mobile and fixed-line voice and data transmission services to subscribers in approximately 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands under the Sprint corporate brand, which includes the retail brands of Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless on networks that utilize third generation (3G) code division multiple access (CDMA) or Internet protocol (IP) technologies. Sprint also offers fourth generation (4G) services through the deployment of Long Term Evolution (LTE).

The Company provides telecom services, such as fixed-line telephone and data communications services to domestic corporate customers, as well as broadband services to domestic individual customers. The Company's Internet segment includes Internet advertising, e-commerce business and membership services.

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SoftBank Group Corp

Tokyo Shiodome Bldg.
1-9-1, Higashi-shimbashi
MINATO-KU   TKY   105-7303
P: +813.68892000

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