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Press Release -- September 3rd, 2015
Source: Telehouse America
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CDNetworks and KDDI expand into Myanmar and an untapped market of 51 Million people.

New York, NY– September 1, 2015CDNetworks has announced that it has expanded its reach in Mainland Southeast Asia with a new global telecommunications business and newly established CDNetworks points of presence (PoPs) in Myanmar in partnership with its parent company KDDI Group(KDDI). CDNetworks’ PoP in Myanmar increases network coverage to 13 locations throughout Mainland South-east Asia.

“As a global content delivery network, CDNetworks’ coverage in Asia is second to none,” said, Toru Maruta, CTO of CDNetworks. “Increasing our customers’ reach throughout Mainland Southeast Asia helps them tap into a fast growing market.”

In addition to adding CDN coverage, KDDI entered the communication business in Myanmar as part of a three-company collaboration with Sumitomo Corporation and Myanmar Posts & Telecommunications (MPT) in July 2014. By improving communications quality and expanding area coverage, KDDI is working to bring convenient mobile telephone, Internet, and other telecommunications services to even more people in Myanmar.

Myanmar represents an untapped market of close to 51 million people where the growing internet usage stands at only about 1% and mobile penetration at about 50% today. However, according to Forbes, “Myanmar’s economy is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and one of the future powerful emerging economies in Southeast Asia.”

With a new point of presence in Myanmar and more than 40 throughout Asia, CDNetworks’ customers can reach this growing region with their ecommerce sites, online gaming, and mobile applications.

To read more about the partnership with Telehouse, KDDI subsidiary click here.

About CDNetworks

CDNetworks is a global content delivery network (CDN) with fully integrated Cloud Security DDoS protection and web application firewall. Our mission is to transform the Internet into a secure, reliable, scalable, and high-performing Application Delivery Network. CDNetworks accelerates more than 40,000 websites and cloud services over a network of 160 global PoPs in established and emerging markets including China and Russia. We have been serving enterprise customers for 15 years across industries such as gaming, finance, ecommerce, high tech, manufacturing, and media. CDNetworks offices are located in the U.S., UK, South Korea, China, Japan, and Singapore. For more information, please visit:http://www.cdnetworks.com

About KDDI Group

KDDI Corporation is a leading Japanese telecommunications and a Global Fortune 300 company. Serving 40 million domestic mobile subscribers in Asia, KDDI provides a diverse portfolio consisting of managed networks, data centers, cloud, security and system integration.  KDDI has subsidiaries in the US, KDDI America, Telehouse, Locus, Total Call and KDDI Global.  globally.http://global.kddi.com/

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