NTT Communications' (NYSE: NTT) global IP transpacific network connecting Japan to the U.S. now reaches 400 Gbps of capacity.
Already surpassing the 300 Gbps mark it reached in February 2010, NTT said the new growth on the network will help it to meet not only domestic MNC growth, but also that of its sister company NTT America's U.S.-based enterprise and carrier customers that need transpacific network capacity.
This additional bandwidth will benefit both NTT and NTT America carrier and enterprise customers that connect through PoPs located on the NTT Global IP Network in the U.S., Europe and Asia Pacific.
What's interesting about the ongoing growth capacity of the network is that the Japanese service provider has been able to keep its churn rate below 1 percent. In October 2010 alone, Michael Wheeler, vice president, Global IP Network at NTT America, said that "we experienced an all-time-low 0 percent churn."
Reaching the 400 Gbps mark while simultaneously keeping churn levels down could serve as sound proof points for potential NTT and NTT America for enterprises, CDN providers or traditional carriers that are looking for alternative forms of global connectivity.
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