SoftBank Corp. is a holding company which provides information technology and telecommunication services including internet service connection, wireless telecommunication services, and related software development. It operates through the following segments: Mobile Communications, Broadband Infrastructure, Fixed-line Telecommunications, Internet Culture, and Others. The Mobile Communications segment involves mobile phone business and operations related to mobile phone services such as sales of mobile phone handsets. The Broadband Infrastructure segment provides asymmetric digital subscriber line services, internet service provider services, internet protocol telephony services, wireless local area network services, and internet protocol broadcasting services. The Fixed-line Telecommunications segment offers fixed-line telephone services and data transmission dedicated line services. The Internet Culture segment involves internet advertising business, e-commerce business, and membership services. The Other segment engages in the sale and distribution of information technology related products and services, software as a service and application service provider services, and e-commerce related services. The company was founded on September 3, 1981 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.