“Yahoo! BB” Comprehensive Broadband Service Progress Report
Feb. 7, 2003
(as of the end of January 2003)
SOFTBANK CORP. reports the progress of “Yahoo! BB” comprehensive broadband service jointly provided by wholly owned subsidiary, SOFTBANK BB Corp. (Head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Masayoshi Son) and Yahoo Japan Corporation (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Masahiro Inoue; Security Code: 4689).
The number of Yahoo! BB lines surpassed the two million (preliminary figures) mark on February 3, 2003.
The number of BB phone users of the same date was approximately 1.61 million
|End of January 2003||Monthly increase|
|Number of Yahoo! BB lines installed*1||Approx. 1,972,000||Approx. 281,000|
|Number of BB phone users*2||Approx. 1,585,000||Approx. 290,000|
|Number of central offices ready for service||2,098||53|
- *1The number of Yahoo! BB lines installed includes approx. 13,000 lines serviced by Metallic Communications Group companies.
- *2The number of BB phone users is based on those users whose registration is completed for BB phone service.
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