PLDT Boosts Bandwidth With NTT Comms' 100G

PLDT taps NTT Communications to boost international connectivity with 100Gbit/s ultra-bandwidth.

August 1, 2016

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HONG KONG -- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (NYSE: NTT) announced today that PLDT (NYSE: PHI; PSE: TEL), the leading telecom and digital services provider in the Philippines, has strengthened its global network infrastructure by leveraging the 100 gigabit-per-second (100Gbps) connectivity powered by NTT Com’s Tier 1 Global IP backbone. This ultra-high capacity will help PLDT improve internet speed for both individual and enterprise customers.

According to global statistics reports, the Philippines along with the rest of Asia has seen an upsurge in demand for international bandwidth, with a significant 300% growth over the last four years.

“Strengthening our connectivity with NTT Com’s industry-leading Tier 1 IP backbone provides a solid foundation for PLDT and our customers to adopt new business models that will enable all to transform digitally and to connect the Philippines with the global market seamlessly,” said Mr. Manuel V. Pangilinan, Chairman and CEO of PLDT. “We chose NTT Com because of our long-standing strategic partnership that goes back many years. NTT Com has been a leader in the global telecoms space, having made significant investments in network infrastructure and the delivery of highly reliable services.”

NTT Communications Corp. (NYSE: NTT)

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