KDD America Signs Comprehensive Service Agreement
with Williams Communications
|[Press release 2000-007]||June 28, 2000|
|KDD America, Inc. (Main Office: New York, U.S.; President: Naoki Kinoto), a 100% subsidiary of KDD, concluded today a comprehensive service agreement with Williams Communications Group, Inc. (Main Office: Oklahoma, U.S.; President Howard Janzen; "WCG") which is designed to enable its procurement of economical and reliable network in the U.S. thus helping to expand smoothly its global network business.
By this agreement, KDD America and WCG become preferential providers of their respective telecommunications services to each other. Following this basic agreement, KDD America will conclude individual service agreements with WCG for telephone, private line, frame relay, cell relay, video transmission, collocation (facility installation in WCG's premises) and backhaul (connecting lines to submarine cable landing sites). These agreements will give KDD America a reach to economical and highly reliable networks and services all over the U.S.
In addition, the two companies have agreed to jointly develop and promote areas such as system integration and data center businesses as well as IP-VPN service.
Today's agreement will also enable KDD Corporation, through KDD America, to interconnect its large capacity networks with those of WCG in order to enhance its capability of providing multinational and other customers with internationally seamless and diversified services on a secure and economical basis.
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