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Rakuten Group Inc., the Japanese e-commerce giant that launched its own mobile service last year, gained the most in over three months after the company announced that it won its first contract to export its network-building know-how overseas.

Shares climbed as much as 8.4% to ¥1,358 ($12) in Tokyo on Thursday, the biggest intra-day gain since April 22. Rakuten said it signed a 10-year contract to build, run and maintain a fully-virtualized network for Germany’s 1&1 AG. While the company declined to disclose the value of the deal, the Nikkei newspaper reported its worth at over ¥250 billion ($2.3 billion).

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