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Press Release -- April 19th, 2010
Source: NTT America
Tags: Ethernet, Exchange, Expansion, IPv6

NTT America Co-Hosts Premier Latin American Telecom Conference

Media Advisory—April 19, 2010

When: April 21, 2010 – April 23, 2010

Where: Hotel JW Marriott Mexico City, Andres Bello 29, Mexico City, Distrito Federal 11560 Mexico

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 co-host the XXVII Reunión Iberoamericana Tráfico Internacional, a bi-annual event, now in its 27th edition, which brings together influential telecom executives and representatives from more than 150 carriers to discuss challenges and opportunities in the Latin American region.  The event is produced by the Ibero-American Association of Research Centers and Telecommunication Enterprises (AHCIET), a non-profit organization representing more than 50 Latin American and Spanish telecommunications companies.

Who: Michael Wheeler, vice president of the Global IP Network, NTT America, will speak on the opening executive roundtable, “Regulation and Competence for New Investments and Infrastructures in Response to Challenges of Growth and Expansion of the Sector,” on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. CDT.  During the panel, executives will focus on the general state of existing infrastructures, including terrestrial, submarine, satellite and data centers; discuss new business models to justify investment; and explain the role of government as a promoting agent to foreign investment.

David Berrios, NTT America’s manager of business development for Latin America, will speak on the panel, “International Traffic Models,” on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. CDT.  During the panel, executives will explore methods of reinventing traditional models in light of new competition; discuss the intermediation of next-generation networks (NGNs) for voice, data and mobility; and address the demands and requirements of 3G and 4G mobile data services.

Why: In 2008, NTT America and the company’s Latin American affiliate, NTT do Brasil, broadened NTT Communications’ international base and solidified NTT Communications’ footprint in the Latin American market by joining AHCIET, a membership that is based upon the increased need for IP transit services due to the growing demand for broadband connections and applications, and mobile Internet support, as well as the speed of liberalization and the implementation of government-driven programs in the region.

As part of one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, NTT America leverages the international business, financial, technology and geographic assets of NTT Communications to help Latin American telecommunications and cable companies stay competitive as they use the NTT Communications Global IP Network to rapidly add new customers and deliver new services in support of 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 shapes bandwidth up to 10Gbps, delivers over STM1, STM4, STM16, Fast/Gigabit/10 Gigabit Ethernet, and provisions any number of 10GigE ports in a matter of days.  In addition, the speed and global reach of the network means that NTT America quickly delivers 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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