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Press Release -- March 9th, 2010
Source: NTT America
Tags: Content Delivery, Ethernet, Exchange, IPv6

NTT America Sponsors and Speaks at Capacity LATAM 2010

Media Advisory
Category: GIN

When: March 9, 2010 – March 10, 2010

Where: Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel, Alameda Santos, 2233, Sao Paulo, SP 01419-002, Brazil.

What: NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a Tier-1 global IP network services provider, will participate in Capacity LATAM 2010 with executives speaking on two panels. Capacity LATAM 2010 is Capacity magazine’s 7th annual Latin American wholesale telecommunications congress for carriers and service providers across Latin America and internationally. NTT Communications is the gold sponsor of the event and will host a lunch and opportunity to network on March 9.

Who: Michael Wheeler, vice president of Global IP Network, NTT America, joins executives on the panel, “Strategies to Capitalize on the Growth of Rich-Media Content: Capacity Planning and Service Delivery,” on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 11:40 a.m. During the panel, executives will assess the changing requirements of the end-user in the content space, specifically key services and applications driving demand and demand for interactive content. They will discuss issues such as content availability on diverse platforms, the capacity planning to meet demand for rich media content and bandwidth requirements to support extensive growth in the region. The role of data centers in hosting content including the speed, quality of service (QoS) and reliability of content delivery and whether there is a need for local data centers will also be examined. In addition, the panelists will address effectively delivering content based services and monetizing the network, as well as new opportunities for content companies and wholesalers. The impact of both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games on generating opportunities for the content market, such as the vital preparations to cope with increased demand for services and technology investments needed to facilitate the delivery of services at a local level will be evaluated as well.

Shuichi Ikeda, vice president of sales and business development, Global IP Network, NTT America, joins analysts and executives on the panel, “The Internet Boom: Delivering Broadband Across Latin America,” on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 12:10 p.m. The panel will assess the growth of the Internet in the region and how broadband Internet penetration is evolving by examining how government initiatives are facilitating Internet connectivity in rural communities and metro markets and evaluating how carriers handle increased demand for Internet penetration, specifically in regard to capacity requirements, pricing strategies and overcoming taxation and legal hurdles. They will also analyze the selection of optimal access technologies needed to deliver broadband and investigate whether providers will begin integrating IPTV into their service portfolios.

Why: Capacity LATAM 2010 has firmly positioned itself as the definitive meeting for the Latin American carrier community. Over 280 senior executives from more than 90 organizations representing over 30 countries, will come together to discuss domestic and international wholesale telecommunications market opportunities. The Latin American telecommunications market is being driven by dramatic increase in demand for broadband connections and rich media applications. As part of one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, NTT America can leverage the international business, financial, technology and geographic assets of the NTT Communications Global IP Network to help Latin American telecommunications and cable companies stay competitive as they rapidly add new customers and deliver new services to support growth and additional revenue opportunities. Facing key challenges of capacity pricing and access as more businesses and consumers purchase broadband connections, Latin American service providers and carriers can contain the costs of doing business while rolling out new IP based services using flexible high speed connections designed to scale with their changing bandwidth needs. Via the NTT Communications Global IP Network, NTT America can shape bandwidth up to 10Gbps, deliver over STM1, STM4, STM16, Fast/Gigabit/10 Gigabit Ethernet, and provision any number of 10GigE ports in a matter of days. In addition, the speed of the and global reach of the network means that NTT America can quickly deliver rich and streaming content residing in the United States. (Note: To view the NTT Communications Global IP Network, visit:

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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 a 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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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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