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SoftBank mobile services disrupted ahead of bumper IPO, shares drop

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By Sam NusseyTOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp's mobile phone services were disrupted in some parts of Japan on Thursday, ahead of an initial public offering (IPO) of its domestic telecoms unit later this month that will potentially raise $21 billion.Some customers at Japan's third-largest telco have been unable to make calls or use the internet in the hours following the onset of connection problems at 0439 GMT.The network issues, which stemmed from problems at exchanges for high-speed wireless LTE network, are on the way to resolution, a SoftBank spokeswoman told Reuters. SoftBank has ...

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 16:04 IST