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Press Release -- November 8th, 2010
Source: NTT America
Tags: Exchange, IPv6

NTT America CTO Doug Junkins to Speak at FiRe Global: West Coast Conference in Seattle

  • Junkins to share insight on the future of telecommunications industry at exclusive industry event

WHAT: NTT America, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) and a Tier-1 global IP network services provider, is participating at the second annual FiRe Global: West Coast Conference in Seattle.

Doug Junkins, NTT America CTO and vice president of IP development, will participate in the panel titled, “The Future of Telecommunications: Building Services on Bandwidth.” In this informative dialog, Junkins – along with an executive from Deutsche Telekom – will discuss trends in the Global IP space and identify solutions for the growing market.

FiRe Global, hosted by Mark Anderson, CEO of Strategic News Service, is an innovative event that leverages the collective intelligence and innovation of global and local thought leaders to solve problems of broad and shared impact.

WHO: Junkins serves as both CTO of NTT America and vice present of IP development for the company’s Global IP Network Business Unit.

Prior to NTT America, Junkins held leadership roles at Verio (acquired by NTT Communications) and Seattle-based regional IP network provider NorthWestNet. He has a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Washington. Junkins is a frequent speaker at industry events.

WHEN: Thursday, November 11, 2010 from 4:30 – 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

411 University Street

Seattle, WA

For more information on FiRe Global: West Coast and to register, please visit

Junkins will also be available to speak with media regarding the telecommunications industry and NTT America’s products and services during the conference. Media interested in arranging an interview at the conference should contact Katie James at 206.323.3733 or

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

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  Follow NTT America on Twitter at @NTT_America or join us on Facebook at for up-to-date news and announcements.

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 reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and 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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