NTT Communications Exceeds 200 Gigabits per Second On Tier-1 Transpacific Network

May 26, 2009 by  

Webmaster NewsNEW YORK – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a global IP network services provider, today announced the NTT Com Global IP Network has surpassed 200 Gigabits per second (Gbps) on its transpacific network, the highest bandwidth currently available. As the largest telecommunications company in Asia and one of the largest in the world, NTT Com continues to extend its capabilities in providing enterprises, ISPs and other telecoms throughout Asia, North and South America and Europe with the most and highest quality data transport supporting international business growth.

NTT America will participate at International Telecoms Week (ITW), June 1 to 3 in Washington, D.C. ITW brings together the global wholesale telecoms community from more than 1,000 companies from 130 countries to evaluate, buy and sell voice and data products and services. ITW attracts the entire industry with participants from all areas of the wholesale industry, Tier-1, 2 and 3 carriers, mobile / wireless operators, ISPs, VoIP providers, and voice, data, satellite, sub sea and fixed-line markets.

“The attendees of ITW are truly an international group that we think would be particularly interested in our growing speed and performance network milestones,” said Kazuhiro Gomi, CTO of NTT America and vice president of the NTT Communications Global IP Network. “At the same time we are seeing our network grow, we are also bringing our U.S.-based customers into the Asian markets with access to our prime data center space and bandwidth.”

U.S. customers are using the NTT Com network to reach customers, suppliers and international offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Australia.

NTT Com’s U.S. subsidiary NTT America operates the NTT Com Global IP Network (AS 2914). The NTT Com Global IP Network provides Tier-1 IP transit up to 10GigE, a content delivery network, and CPE resale as well as managed router, security and network services and is fully upgraded to run the new Internet Protocol, IPv6.

About NTT America
NTT America is North America’s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific region, with strong capabilities in the U.S. market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, managed network, and IP networking services for enterprise customers and service providers worldwide. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at

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