Brightstar Corp., is an American privately held corporation founded in 1997. It provides global wireless distribution and services, serving mobile device manufacturers, wireless operators and retailers. Brightstar offers device and accessories distribution, handset protection and insurance, and mobile digital products. In 2019, Brightstar was named by Forbes as one of "America's Best Midsize Employers".
Brightstar was founded by Marcelo Claure in 1997.
Brightstar Corp acquired eSecuritel, an Alpharetta, GA based cell phone insurance service provider, from Mainsail Partners in April, 2011.
In October 2013, Japanese SoftBank paid $1.26 billion for a 57% stake in Brightstar.