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03.13.14
Sprint + T-Mobile: What everyone else is saying about a possible acquisition
03.13.14

Sprint + T-Mobile: What everyone else is saying about a possible acquisition

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has been on a mission to purchase T-Mobile and merge it with the Now Ne...

By B. Molen,   03.13.14
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07.13.13
Mobile Miscellany: week of July 8th, 2013
07.13.13

Mobile Miscellany: week of July 8th, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the fireh...

By Z. Lutz,   07.13.13
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07.10.13
Softbank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint is complete
07.10.13

Softbank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint is complete

Finally, the saga is over. All but a formality once the FCC approved, Softbank has merged with Spr...

By R. Lawler,   07.10.13
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04.30.13
Softbank founder goes on the attack, sees 'no need' to improve offer for Sprint network
04.30.13

Softbank founder goes on the attack, sees 'no need' to improve offer for Sprint network

Despite bidding competition from Dish, Softbank's founder, Masayoshi Son, has told Reuters that he...

By M. Smith,   04.30.13
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04.10.13
Japanese mobile boss claims he's already patented the tech inside Google Glass
04.10.13

Japanese mobile boss claims he's already patented the tech inside Google Glass

Patent filings, we don't take so seriously. One of Japan's richest men, with the potential to call...

By S. Sakr,   04.10.13
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10.15.12
Softbank confirms 70 percent Sprint acquisition for $20.1 billion
10.15.12

Softbank confirms 70 percent Sprint acquisition for $20.1 billion

In a joint press conference, Softbank has officially announced that it is buying a 70 percent stak...

By D. Cooper,   10.15.12
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10.14.12
CNBC: Softbank to pay $20 billion for a 70 percent stake in Sprint
10.14.12

CNBC: Softbank to pay $20 billion for a 70 percent stake in Sprint

Rumors of Sprint's $12 billion acquisition by Softbank weren't exaggerated, they were understated:...

By S. Buckley,   10.14.12
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10.11.12
Japan's Softbank in 'advanced talks' to acquire Sprint for more than $12 billion (update: confirmed)
10.11.12

Japan's Softbank in 'advanced talks' to acquire Sprint for more than $12 billion (update: confirmed)

While recent rumors suggested Sprint could be interested in snatching up Metro PCS, it may actuall...

By R. Lawler,   10.11.12
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10.03.12
Softbank to acquire competitor eAccess, expand LTE network by 50 percent
10.03.12

Softbank to acquire competitor eAccess, expand LTE network by 50 percent

Softbank isn't content with being Japan's third largest wireless provider, so its scooping up comp...

By A. Santos,   10.03.12
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