TOKYO, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Japan's Softbank Corp is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Sprint Nextel , the No. 3 wireless carrier in the United States, for more than 1 trillion yen ($12.8 billion), a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.
($1 = 78.3200 Japanese yen)
(Reporting by Taro Fuse; Editing by Edmund Klamann)
Keywords: SPRINT SOFTBANK/TALKS