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SoftBank CEO: Verizon, AT&T have oligopoly in the US

The comment comes as rumors suggest his subsidiary Sprint is eyeing a possible T-Mobile buyout.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Yahoo Japan plans $3.2B eAccess buy from SoftBank

Yahoo Japan, partly owned by SoftBank and Yahoo, plans to use the acquisition to launch its own mobile Internet service.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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SoftBank chief eyes 'massive price war' with Verizon, AT&T

Masayoshi Son, who'll be pitching US policymakers Tuesday to consider a stronger wireless industry to vie with broadband, might need T-Mobile to achieve his ultimate goals.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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SoftBank targets broadband to justify T-Mobile buyout -- report

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will reportedly argue that having a strong third mobile carrier will help even the playing field for in-home broadband.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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Correction: ISS on SoftBank-Sprint

The original version of this story mischaracterized the FCC's role in reviewing the proposed Sprint buyout by SoftBank.

By Jun. 2, 2013

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Sprint-Softbank merger a done deal

The $21.6 billion deal was made complicated by a bidding war between SoftBank and Dish Network.

By Jul. 10, 2013

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FCC approves Sprint-SoftBank deal

The FCC unanimously gives the green light to SoftBank's $21.6 billion bid for Sprint Nextel as well as Sprint's purchase of Clearwire.

By Jul. 5, 2013

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Sprint shareholders approve SoftBank acquisition

Japan's SoftBank is a step closer to acquiring the third largest wireless operator in the U.S., as 98 percent of Sprint shareholders OK the merger.

By Jun. 25, 2013

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Softbank ups Sprint offer to $21.6B

As Dish and SoftBank duke it out to merge with Sprint, SoftBank raises its offer by $1.5 billion.

By Jun. 10, 2013

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Softbank said to win FCC approval for Sprint deal

Two of three commissioners have signed off on Softbank's $21.6 billion deal for the wireless provider, sources tell Bloomberg.

By Jul. 2, 2013