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- British telecommunications company Cable Wireless PLC is selling its Japanese business to Tokyo-based broadband service provider Softbank Corp. for 12.3 billion yen $115 million. The deal announced for Cable Wireless IDC Inc., a provider of voice, data and Internet services to business customers in Japan, includes additional debts of 1.9 billion yen $18 million. Softbank said Cable Wireless IDC would become a subsidiary of Softbank to strengthen its international telecommunications operations in its bid to become a leading broadband company. Softbank has become more aggressive in recent years, as it seeks to challenge Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., a former government monopoly....

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