The Broadband Infrastructure segment's core company, SoftBank BB, launched Yahoo! BB as Japan's first full-fledged comprehensive broadband Internet service in 2001, and since then has been driving Japan's rapid shift to broadband. SoftBank BB continues to expand enjoyment of the Internet in Japan, working diligently to provide services that further enrich the daily lives of our customers.
|Main Businesses||ADSL services, ISP*1 services, IP telephony services, wireless LAN services|
|Core Company||SoftBank BB Corp.|
The Yahoo! BB service led the broadband revolution at SoftBank, and since its launch in 2001 has enjoyed wide uptake by customers throughout Japan.
In addition to Internet access services such as Yahoo! BB hikari with FLET'S, SoftBank BB currently provides optional services such as low-cost IP telephony services (BB Phone) and Wi-Fi services (public wireless LAN, Wi-Fi Multipack, wireless LAN pack) as well as broadband TV broadcasting (BBTV) and security services (BB Security).
We will continue to provide services that enrich people's lives, while finding innovative ways to capture synergies with the Mobile Communications segment — through including sales of ADSL in combination with SoftBank smartphones, enhancing Wi-Fi access points (BB Mobile Point) that can be used with smartphones, and other such measures.
|Mar. 18, 2009||
SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp., SOFTBANK BB Corp., SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp.