Segments

The SoftBank Group has based its business growth on the Internet. Main business segments of the Group include the Mobile Communications segment, the Sprint segment, the Fixed-line Telecommunications segment and the Internet segment.

Mobile Communications Segment
The Mobile Communications segment provides, mainly through SoftBank Mobile Corp., mobile communication services, and sale of mobile handsets and accessories.
Sprint Segment
The Sprint segment provides, through Sprint, mobile communication services, sale of mobile handsets and accessories accompanying the mobile communication services, and the fixed-line telecommunication services in the U.S.
Fixed-line Telecommunications Segment
The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment provides, mainly through SoftBank Telecom Corp., telecommunication services such as data communication and fixed-line telephone service for corporate customers. It also provides, mainly through SoftBank BB Corp., broadband service for individual customers.
Internet Segment
The Internet segment provides, mainly through Yahoo Japan Corporation, Internet-based advertising operations.
Others
Fukuoka SoftBank HAWKS related business and various other businesses
[Note]
  • *The Sprint segment is newly established from the three-month period ended September 30, 2013 by the consolidation of Sprint in July 2013.
    For the three-month period ended September 30, 2013, the Company changed the names of the segments. The previous Domestic Mobile Communications is presented as the Mobile Communications. Also, the previous Domestic Fixed-line Telecommunications is presented as the Fixed-line Telecommunications.