June 04, 2002
NTT America Completes Installation of T-1 Network from U.S. to Asia for INFONXX
NEW YORK, NY - NTT America, the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the international and long distance service arm of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, the largest telecommunications company in the world, today announced it has completed network installation for INFONXX, a leading provider of wireless and wireline enhanced directory services. The U.S.- Asia network will allow INFONXX its first international expansion.
"We needed someone who could understand quickly and efficiently deliver the unique technical demands that would allow us to expand our operations into Asia," said INFONXX CEO and Co-Founder Robert Pines. "NTT America's dependable, seamless worldwide network allowed us to instantly provide our suite of services into the rapidly expanding Asian marketplace, producing new opportunities for us. We have been pleased with the level of customer service provided by NTT America and its commitment to detail."
"As profitable international expansion continues to be a top business goal for many U.S.-based companies, NTT America is proud to be able to offer competitive bandwidth to Asia and the world," said Dave Ryan, Chief Operating Officer for NTT America. "Working with PLDT, a key Asian partner that has been an integral part of this project, NTT America helped INFONXX achieve one of their business objectives by supplying an economical network that integrates a number of different types of international communication needs. NTT America and its Asian partners continue to be the preferred choice of many leading companies looking to expand operations and opportunities in Asia and throughout the world."
INFONXX provides a suite of information services designed to grow revenue, differentiate brands, and retain customers. INFONXX combines cutting-edge technology, superior quality and the highest levels of customer service. INFONXX has the VISION, provides the VALUE and is the VOICE of Information.
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 Communications, a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, provides long distance and international telecommunications reaching over 200 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, NTT Communications' Arcstar services operate in about 50 countries and have significant presence in Asia Pacific, North America and Europe. Arcstar global services provide managed data, multimedia and Internet services to some of the largest companies in the world. NTT Communications, with the OCN brand, is already one of the largest ISPs in Japan. Together with Verio, the Denver-based global tier one ISP acquired last September, NTT Communications is providing customers of all sizes in the U.S., Japan, and throughout Asia with a complete range of Internet-based business services - from high-quality IP network services including global connectivity, network management and IP-VPN, to advanced Web-based business solutions, including Web-hosting and e-commerce platforms. For more information about NTT Communications, visit the company's Web site at www.ntt.com/index-e.html.