Softbank , the third largest mobile carrier in Japan, just announced a $20 billion takeover of Sprint Nextel, the third largest mobile carrier in the United States. This is all part of Masayoshi Son's 300-year strategic plan for Softbank. He is Softbank's Chairman and CEO. Son shared " SOFTBANK's Next 30-Year Vision " on June 25, 2010. He wants to "Design corporate DNA leading SOFTBANK's growth in the next 300 years." Softbank's web offers the following explanation. This vision aims for the SOFTBANK Group to contribute to people's happiness through the Information Revolution for the next 30 years, and to become "a corporate group needed most by people around the world." To achieve this vision, SOFTBANK will continue to concentrate its operations in the information industry, and advance the Information Revolution with leading technologies essential to the times and superior business models. Read "SOFTBANK Next 30-Year Vision," June 25, 2010, at http://www.softbank.co.jp/en/design_set/data/irinfo/library/vod/2010/pdf/press_20100625_01.pdf ) Most strategic plans are for more than one year, but not for 30 years, much less 300 years. What do you think about Masayoshi Son's goal to create the largest and fastest wireless network?