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May 18, 2009

NTT America Sponsors VeriSign Spring Charity Golf Tournament

Proceeds to Benefit the Junior League of Northern Virginia

New York, NY – NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a global IP network services provider, today announced the company will sponsor the 2009 VeriSign Spring Charity Golf Tournament, which will be held Thursday, May 21st, 2009 at the Stoneleigh Golf Club in Round Hill, VA.

The event, hosted by NTT America customer VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, will benefit the Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV), an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

With offices in Sterling, VA and Vienna, VA, NTT America looks forward to supporting the local event. “We are honored to sponsor a tournament with a history of corporate community support,” said Michael Wheeler, vice president of sales and business development, Global IP Network Business Unit of NTT America. “In addition to our annual employee fundraising and corporate matching drive with the American Red Cross and the United Way, this event represents another great opportunity for us to help raise awareness of local charitable needs for such a respected national organization.”

The tournament, which is held each spring and fall, has generated proceeds of more than $30,000 over the past two years. Funds raised have been used to assist Junior League of Northern Virginia community programs such as providing physicals, immunizations and school supplies to hundreds of uninsured children, and to assist monthly children’s programs at local homeless shelters. Proceeds from the 2009 tournament will be used to support similar programs in the coming year.

“The tournament donations have played a critical part in advancing our mission and, more specifically, our efforts to provide meaningful programs that prepare children in Northern Virginia for success,” said Tamara Ashford, president, Junior League of Northern Virginia.

The event, open to VeriSign employees and sponsors, will feature tee-gifts, prizes, and a dinner and awards ceremony.

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

U.S. product information regarding the NTT Communications Global IP Network and its award winning IPv6 transit services may be found at, by calling 877-8NTT-NET (868-8638), or by emailing

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services; its expertise in managed networks; and its leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America, and Europe. NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit


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NTT America Contact:
Christopher Davis
NTT America
(214) 915-1354

NTT America Media Contact:
Shannon O’Neill
Subudhi Consulting Group, Inc.
for NTT America
(804) 612-5392 or

VeriSign Contact:
Jill McNabb
Naming Services
VeriSign, Inc.
(703) 948-4270

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