JAPAN-US-TELECOM-MERGER-SOFTBANK-SPRINT : News Photo

JAPAN-US-TELECOM-MERGER-SOFTBANK-SPRINT

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A pedestrian uses her mobile phone before a Softbank mobile phone shop in Tokyo on October 12, 2012. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is eyeing a monster 25 billion USD buy-in to the US telecom market including the takeover of Sprint Nextel in what could be among Japan Inc.'s biggest-ever overseas deals. Sprint Nextel confirmed it was talking with Softbank about a takeover, which could help vault the Japanese firm into the top three mobile giants globally. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/GettyImages)
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A pedestrian uses her mobile phone before a Softbank mobile phone shop in Tokyo on October 12, 2012. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is eyeing a monster 25 billion USD buy-in to the US telecom market including the takeover of Sprint Nextel in what could be among Japan Inc.'s biggest-ever overseas deals. Sprint Nextel confirmed it was talking with Softbank about a takeover, which could help vault the Japanese firm into the top three mobile giants globally. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/GettyImages)
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October 12, 2012
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A pedestrian uses her mobile phone before a Softbank mobile phone... News Photo 153960326Finance,Horizontal,Japan,Merger,Mobile Phone,Pedestrian,Shop,Softbank,Tokyo Prefecture,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA pedestrian uses her mobile phone before a Softbank mobile phone shop in Tokyo on October 12, 2012. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank is eyeing a monster 25 billion USD buy-in to the US telecom market including the takeover of Sprint Nextel in what could be among Japan Inc.'s biggest-ever overseas deals. Sprint Nextel confirmed it was talking with Softbank about a takeover, which could help vault the Japanese firm into the top three mobile giants globally. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/GettyImages)