Masayoshi Son, president of Softbank Corp., right, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Softbank, based in Tokyo, will deposit $8 billion into Sprint Nextel Corp.'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