Earthquake Causes Partial Disruption of NTT Com Services

By Ntt Communications Corporation, PRNE
Sunday, March 13, 2011

TOKYO, March 14, 2011 - NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced on March 14 that some of its
services have been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that hit the Tohoku
and Kanto regions of Japan on Friday, March 11.

Enterprise IP-VPN and e-VLAN services have been partially unavailable in
the Tohoku region. The company is making every effort to fully restore these

Submarine cables connecting Japan with the United States and other parts
of Asia have been partially damaged, but the company has been using backup
cable routes to maintain uninterrupted service.

NTT Com's data center services have been operating without disruption.

Akira Arima, NTT Com's President and CEO, said, "NTT Com is making every
effort to rapidly restore communication services affected by the earthquake."

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
(TM) 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

    (Ms.) Yasuko Oka or (Ms.) Akiko Suzaki
    Public Relations Office
    NTT Communications Corporation
    Tel: +81-3-6700-4010

(Ms.) Yasuko Oka or (Ms.) Akiko Suzaki, Public Relations Office, NTT Communications Corporation, +81-3-6700-4010, hodo-cp at

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