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Yahoo Japan to Acquire telco eAccess from Softbank for $3.2 Billion

Yahoo Japan today announced to buy Japanese wireless provider telco eAccess from Softbank for $3.2 billion.

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Yahoo Japan to Acquire telco eAccess from Softbank for $3.2 Billion

Yahoo is going to acquire another firm. But this time it's a local Japanese acquisition. Yahoo Japan has announced today that it is going to buy the Japanese mobile and broadband provider telco eAccess from its parent wireless provider Softbank in a deal worth $3.2 billion or 324 billion yen.

Yahoo Japan wants to broaden its services for tablets and smartphones with the help of this acquisition. Softbank has bought telco eAccess for $2.6 billion in October 2012.

Yahoo actually launched Yahoo Japan in partnership with Softbank. According to Reuters , Softbank holds 42.5 percent in Yahoo Japan. And Softbank stated in another statement that "it would book a special gain of 55.7 billion yen for the fiscal year ending March 2015."  

 

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