About Brightstar

We simplify the wireless world, making mobile technology accessible to everyone.

We process over 80m devices every year. We operate in 57 countries

with a local presence in 38 on 5 continents

What we do

We simplify the wireless world, making mobile technology accessible to everyone. We look after every stage of a device’s lifecycle for our customers, from the moment it’s manufactured to the moment it’s time to trade it in and re-market it - putting us at the heart of the wireless ecosystem.

How we do it

We serve carrier, retail and enterprise customers across 57 countries, delivering one of every 23 devices sold worldwide. We operate at every stage of the device lifecycle providing integrated services that seamlessly link with our customers’ businesses. We help companies transform their business models and get closer to their customers by helping them provide a complete end-to-end service.

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Our Leadership

Making technology accessible to everyone.

How we're structured

Founded in 1997, today Brightstar has one subsidiary and is part of a family of disruptive companies at Softbank Group.

Meet Softbank

In January 2014, SoftBank Group Corp. acquired Brightstar in a $1.26bn investment, enabling us to expand our scale and further our position as a leading provider of services for the wireless industry.

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SoftBank Group Corp. was established in 1981 by its current Chairman & CEO Masayoshi Son and has based its business growth on the Internet and has investments in nearly 800 subsidiaries or affiliates across the world. It is currently engaged in diverse businesses in the information industry, including mobile communications, broadband services, fixed-line telecommunications, and portal services.