Press Releases 2007

SoftBank Introduces “Double White” -New discount service for White Plan offers 50% off on domestic calls-

January 25, 2007
SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.

SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative: Masayoshi Son, hereinafter “SBM”) announced that from March 1, 2007 it will introduce “Double White”, a discount service that provides 50% off on the domestic call tariff of 10.5 yen (including tax) per 30 seconds. This is a discount service exclusive to the “White Plan” which has been well received by customers with its fixed monthly charge of 980 yen (including tax).

In addition, the service also offers 50% off domestic “Video Call” and “64K Digital Data Communication” tariffs of 18.9 yen (including tax) per 30 seconds.

Applications from existing customers to subscribe to Double White will be accepted from February 21, 2007 prior to other customers.

An overview of Double White is as follows:

1.Service name

Double White

2.Fixed monthly charge

980 yen (including tax)

3.Discount details

Domestic voice call charges

Destination / Time Before discount After discount
SoftBank handsets 1:00-21:00 Free Free
21:00-1:00 21 yen (incl. tax) per 30 sec. 10.5 yen (incl. tax) per 30 sec.
Others / All day 21 yen (incl. tax) per 30 sec. 10.5 yen (incl. tax) per 30 sec.

Domestic Video Call / 64K Digital Data Communication charges

Destination / Time Before discount After discount
Uniform / All day 37.8 yen (incl. tax) per 30 sec. 18.9 yen (incl. tax) per 30 sec.

4.Date for accepting applications

March 1, 2007

Applications from existing customers to subscribe to Double White will be accepted from February 21, 2007 through interactive voice response system by dialing *5535 (toll free, from SoftBank handsets) or “My SoftBank”, online service via PCs or SoftBank handsets prior to other customers. However, applications from existing customers who wish to change their contracts from 2G to 3G, or upgrade their handsets will be accepted from March 1, 2007.

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  • *White Plan and Double White are trademarks of SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.
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  • The information is true and accurate at the time of publication.
    Price, specification, contact and other information of products and service may be subjected to change. The information contains certain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements.
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