Masayoshi Son, president of Softbank Corp., left, listens while Dan Hesse, chief executive officer of Sprint Nextel Corp., speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Softbank, based in Tokyo, will deposit $8 billion into Hesse’s war chest as part of a deal in which the Japanese company will take a 70 percent stake in the third-largest U.S. wireless operator. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images