Press Releases (SoftBank Telecom Corp.) 2006

Announcement of Company's Name Change.

August 28, 2006

JAPAN TELECOM CO., LTD. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Hideki Kurashige; hereinafter "JAPAN TELECOM") announces that on 1 October 2006 it will change its company name to SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp. and the corporate logo will change to the design used by SOFTBANK Group companies.

SOFTBANK Group is a comprehensive IT, network infrastructure, digital platform and contents company. With this collective strength, our company offers innovate, broad solutions which contribute to the business success of our customers.

With this company name change, we aim to maximize group synergies to further build the relationships and trust we have with our existing customers. We will use the power of the SOFTBANK Group companies to develop our company's strengths.

1. New company name


2. Time of change

1st October 2006

3. New logo

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