Vodafone K.K. to change name to SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp.

Tokyo, May 19, 2006 (JCN) – Vodafone K.K. today announced yesterday that on 1 October 2006 it will change its company name to SOFTBANK MOBILE Corp. The brand will also migrate from Vodafone to SOFTBANK, and the corporate logo will shift entirely to the design used by SOFTBANK Group companies.