Growth strategy

SoftBank Corp.’s “Beyond Carrier” growth strategy aims at sustainable growth in our core telecommunications business, while at the same time going beyond just being a telecommunications carrier to actively roll out new businesses in the information and technology field, with the aim of maximizing corporate value.

Beyond Carrier New Business Fields AI/Technologies Cutting-edge business models Yahoo! JAPAN/LINE Telecom Business Smartphone subscriber growth Broadband subscriber growth New infrastructure Beyond Carrier New Business Fields AI/Technologies Cutting-edge business models Yahoo! JAPAN/LINE Telecom Business Smartphone subscriber growth Broadband subscriber growth New infrastructure

In the telecommunications business, we are providing multiple attractive brands to customers to expand the number of smartphone and broadband subscribers. We are also making effort to develop and spread 5G services. On top of this, we are actively developing our businesses in the fields beyond telecommunications. Primarily through our subsidiaries Yahoo Japan Corporation and LINE Corporation, we are expanding services for e-commerce, Internet media, finances, and social media and communications.

The rapid growth of the cashless payment service PayPay is spearheading the rise of new businesses and solutions businesses using cutting-edge technologies such as AI, IoT, and FinTech technologies.

Strategies by segment

Financial targets

The forecasts for FY2022 are as follows.

  • Revenue ¥5.9 trillion Revenue ¥5.9 trillion

  • Operating income ¥1.05 trillion Operating income ¥1.05 trillion

  • Net income attributable to owners of the Company ¥540 billion Net income attributable to owners of the Company ¥540 billion