Verizon Expands ULH Network

Verizon Business is expanding its ultra-long-haul network to enhance communication services for companies in the Asia-Pacific region

June 3, 2008

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. -- Verizon Business isexpanding its ultra-long-haul (ULH) network to enhance communicationservices for companies doing business in the fast-growing Asia-Pacificregion.

The company will deploy 155 kilometers (96.3 miles) of ULH network inJapan between Tokyo and Maruyama. The latest ULH expansion, part of VerizonBusiness' planned 2008 investment to advance the company's industry-leadingglobal network capabilities, complements Verizon Business' pioneeringdeployments of the high-capacity optical technology in the United Statesand Europe.

ULH transports information (data, video, voice) over long distancesmore reliably and quickly because it requires fewer signal regenerators.

"Expansion of our ULH network reflects Verizon Business' commitment tomeet the evolving needs of our business and government customersworldwide," said Joe Cook, vice president of global network engineering andplanning for Verizon Business. "We're constantly improving on our alreadyexceptional network reliability and speed."

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