Sony Network Communications Inc.
Company typeSubsidiary
IndustryInformation and communication industry
FoundedNovember 1, 1995
HeadquartersShinagawa Seaside TS Tower, 4-12-3 Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Hirokazu Takagaki (President)[1]
Number of employees
1867 (as of 2023)[2]

So-net (ソネット, So-netto) is a Japanese internet service provider operated by Sony Network Communications Inc. (ソニーネットワークコミュニケーションズ株式会社, Sonī Network Communications Kabushiki Gaisha), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony.





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  5. ^ Industry Voices—Kunstler: U.S. is dozing on 10G broadband to the home. FierceTelecom. March 12, 2018.
  6. ^ With 5G coming, your neighborhood could get 10Gbps cable broadband. VentureBeat. March 12, 2018.