|KDD Global Network New Node in Silicon Valley|
|[Press Release 1999-053]||September 29, 1999|
KDD America Inc. (Main office: New York, President: Naoki Kinoto,) a 100% subsidiary of KDD, has established a node for its frame relay and cell relay service provided by the "KDD Global Network" project, in San Jose (California), the heartland of Silicon Valley. Operation of the node will start on October 1.
As part of the "KDD Global Network" project, KDD is providing end-to-end frame relay and cell relay services to the United States, U.K., and Hong Kong (Note 1) via the dedicated network of the KDD Group. KDD has decided to add the node with the intent of improving customer convenience in the Silicon Valley district as well as network reliability.
The frame relay and cell relay services in the "KDD Global Network" project is a service meeting totally the needs for end-to-end data communications from low to high speeds, by establishing direct circuits between customers at home as well as abroad. The KDD facilities provide within the speed limit of such direct circuits, logical links (Note 2) to several destinations at a rate ranging from 0 kbps to 135 Mbps for both outgoing and incoming communications. The service is to be provided under the service name of "ANDROMEGA" which is KDD's comprehensive brand for enterprise-oriented network services.
KDD's overseas local companies are at present providing telephone and other services in the United States, U.K., Germany, France, and Hong Kong via the KDD Global Network, and the KDD Group is committed to developing and improving its services to its customers around the globe.
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