April 17, 2003
NTT America Announces MPLS-Based IP_VPN Service Availability in Thailand
NEW YORK, NY - NTT America, Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the international and long distance service arm of the largest telecommunications company in the world: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, today announced MPLS-based IP-VPN services availability in Thailand for multinational corporations doing business in the region. Supporting port bandwidth from 64K to 2M, the service accommodates various customer needs with superb QoS. Leased lines and frame relays are available for local access purposes. NTT Com cooperates with the Communications Authority of Thailand (CAT) to provide MPLS-based IP-VPN services in Thailand under the brand name of "CAT-Arcstar IP-VPN Service."
"MPLS-based IP-VPN technology provides businesses with security of closed networks at an affordable cost," said David Ryan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NTT America. "CAT-Arcstar IP-VPN service allows U.S. corporations expanded into the nation and operate in a secured network environment without making significant financial commitment to major facility build-out. This will provide companies much needed agility when expanding their business in overseas markets. The commitment to deliver service quality is also a big advantage to use this service."
About NTT America
NTT America, Inc. is North America's natural gateway to the Asia Pacific, the world's fastest growing market. As a leading provider of global business connectivity, NTT America provides world-class network services and support, as well as unmatched market knowledge that enables companies to expand their business throughout Asia and around the world. NTT America's Arcstar family of services includes managed network services, systems integration, collocation, and 24-hour support as well as a single point of contact for reliable end-to-end connectivity. For additional information on NTT America and the Arcstar service, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com
About NTT Communications (NTT Com)
NTT Com, a Tokyo-based subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, provides long-distance and global services for voice, video and data communication reaching more than 200 countries. NTT Com also provides world-class IP services under the NTT/VERIO brand, as well as managed data, multimedia and additional services under the Arcstar brand. For more information, please visit www.ntt.com.
About NTT Communications Thailand
A wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, NTT Communications (Thailand), Ltd. focuses on servicing Japanese and multi-national companies in Thailand, providing system integration services with maintenance support for multinational corporations as well as on promoting services such as IP connectivity, network services and high-quality Internet Data Center services. For more information, please visit www.ntt.com/th.
About The Communications Authority of Thailand (CAT)
The Communications Authority of Thailand (CAT) is a state-owned enterprise responsible for the management and operation of postal and telecommunications services in Thailand. As the main communications hub of the nation. CAT plays an important role in developing and applying the most advanced technology for both postal and telecommunications systems, constructing both optical fiber submarine cable and satellite networks, investing in the intelligent network of MPLS-based IP-VPN and ATM switching systems in order to effectively provide a variety of multimedia telecommunications services. CAT ranks among the leading telecommunications service providers in Southeast Asia region. For more information, please visit www.cat.or.th/eng/