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Press Release -- July 26th, 2011
Source: NTT Communications
Tags: Ethernet, Exchange, IPv6, Private Line

NTT Com Launches Ethernet Virtual Private Line for High-speed Point-to-Point Connections Globally

TOKYO, JAPAN – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) announced today the worldwide launch of its Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) service, called Global Virtual Link. First introduced in the US through NTT America in 2006, the service is now available in France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Poland, Singapore, Spain, the Netherlands and the U.K., through NTT Com’s Tier-1 Global IP Network, one of the world’s largest IP backbones.

Global Virtual Link integrates Wide Area Network (WAN) reach into existing Ethernet-based Local Area Networks (LAN), to provide customers worldwide with virtual point-to-point connections over NTT Com’s low-cost open network. Customers such as content providers and Internet service providers are able to establish seamless, direct connections among their Point of Presence (POP) locations and data centers all over the world, enabling them to steadily exchange huge amounts of data. The service allows dedicated bandwidths from 100 Mbps to 10 Gbps, leveraging the reach and reliability of the NTT Com Global Tier-1 IP Network and is suitable for data mirroring, large file transmissions and data backup in cloud computing environments.

Customers can choose from fixed or burstable, pay-as-you-go billings to meet their needs.

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

For more information
(Mr.) Norifumi Egi or (Ms.) Rumi Ogawa or (Ms.) Lina Chang
Global Business Division
NTT Communications
Tel. +81 3 6733 8157 (till 31 July, 2011)
+81 3 6700 9105 (from 1 August, 2011)
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