SoftBank Telecom

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SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp. Japanese: (ソフトバンクテレコム株式会社), previously as Japan Telecom Co. Ltd. (日本テレコム株式会社, Nippon Terekomu Kabushiki-gaisha), was a Japanese telephone company of the SoftBank group. It provides services to businesses and consumers in Japan. It provides long-distance telephone service, international call service, and direct connection fixed-line voice service. In addition, it engages in the billing and collecting fees for the telephony service; consulting, development and establishment of telecommunication system; and provision of information processing and providing service.[1] On 1 April 2015 Softbank Telecom Corp. merged into Softbank Mobile Corp. and ceased to exist as a separate entity.


  • 1984-10: Japanese Telecom Telegraph was founded.
  • 1986-08: Japanese Telecom Telegraph launches leased circuit services
  • 1986-12: Railway Telecommunication established
  • 1989-05: Railway Telecommunication merges with Japan Telecom
  • 2002-08: Company name was changed to Japan Telecom Holdings. The fixed-line telecommunications business was also separated to found a new Japan Telecom.
  • 2006-10: Company name changed to SOFTBANK TELECOM Corp.
  • 2015-04: Company merged into Softbank Mobile Corp.


  1. ^ "Softbank Telecom Corp.: Private Company Information - BusinessWeek". Retrieved 2 February 2011. 

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