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  • Softbank: No change in Sprint Nextel offer in response to Dish Network

    Softbank's CEO, in a battle with Dish Network to acquire U.S. mobile operator Sprint Nextel, slammed a US$25.5 billion offer made by Dish, saying it is based on "imaginary" numbers and would create a company with "insane" amounts of debt.

    Written by Jay Alabaster30 April 13 10:38
  • Japanese users mourn Jobs' death at Tokyo trade show

    News of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs reached Japan on Thursday, as manufacturers hawked their latest iPad and MacBook clones at a giant trade show outside of Tokyo.

    Written by Jay Alabaster06 Oct. 11 20:58
  • Softbank announces 110 Mbps network, may handle iPhones

    Softbank, Japan's third-largest mobile carrier and exclusive purveyor of the Apple iPhone in the country, said Thursday it would launch in November a new data network allowing downloads of up to 110 Mbps (megabits per second), faster than many wired connections provide today.

    Written by Jay Alabaster29 Sept. 11 19:17