Thursday, August 7, 2008

Softbank Sees Continued Rise in Optical Access, DSL Declines

Softbank Corp.'s quarterly revenue fell to 647.3 billion yen ($6 billion), down 2.4% compared to last year, while reported net quarterly fell to 19.4 billion yen ($180 million) from 25.1 billion yen ($233 million) a year ago. The company recently began offering the 3G iPhone with several data plans. Meanwhile, the number of DSL users continued to decline while fiber-based customers continue to increase.