Brightstar Corporation
Brightstar Corp, founded in 1997, is a U.S.
United States
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 based privately held corporation that provides logistical
Logistics is the management of the flow of goods between the point of origin and the point of destination in order to meet the requirements of customers or corporations. Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, and packaging, and...

 services and supply chain management
Supply chain management
Supply chain management is the management of a network of interconnected businesses involved in the ultimate provision of product and service packages required by end customers...

 within the wireless
Wireless telecommunications is the transfer of information between two or more points that are not physically connected. Distances can be short, such as a few meters for television remote control, or as far as thousands or even millions of kilometers for deep-space radio communications...

 telecommunications industry. The company's headquarters is located in suburban unincorporated
Unincorporated area
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 Miami-Dade County, Florida
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 in Miami, Florida
Miami, Florida
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. As of August 2010 the company operates in over 40 countries in four geographic segments (U.S./Canada, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe, via our joint venture, Brightstar Europe, with Tech Data Corporation (“Tech Data”).

Brightstar specializes in the worldwide distribution of mobile phone
Mobile phone
A mobile phone is a device which can make and receive telephone calls over a radio link whilst moving around a wide geographic area. It does so by connecting to a cellular network provided by a mobile network operator...

 and wireless infrastructure products and services.

On September 7, 2005, Brightstar announced in a press release that it had joined the One Laptop Per Child $100 laptop initiative to assist in logistic and supply chain demands.

As of March 2008 Brightstar are a premium sponsor of an Aston Martin DBRS9 race car:

In April 2011, Brightstar filed with the SEC to raise up to $300 million in an IPO.

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