SOURCE: Pacnet

Pacnet

February 29, 2012 05:45 ET

Pacnet Expands 10G IP Transit Service

High-Speed 10G IP Transit Services Now Available in Nagoya, Seoul and Taipei

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - Feb 29, 2012) - Pacnet, Asia's leading communications provider, today announced the availability of its 10G IP Transit service in Nagoya, Seoul, and Taipei.

"Streaming video, cloud computing and social media channels have been driving a huge increase in the demand for Internet bandwidth. This latest service expansion is part of our strategy to upgrade our IP Transit service to 10G across major locations to enable our service provider customers to deliver the higher speeds demanded by today's always-connected businesses and consumers," said Hideo Ishii, Vice President of Product Strategy and Management, IP and Cloud Services, Pacnet.

Pacnet's IP Transit services ride on Pacnet's extensive IP backbone, one of Asia's largest at over 340 Gbps of international IP backbone capacity and have a global reach that extends beyond Asia to Europe and US. Pacnet's IP network is also backed by comprehensive peering agreements to major overseas networks and top content providers.

With the latest service expansion, Pacnet 10G IP Transit is now available in 12 cities across 8 countries, namely Auckland, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles, Nagoya, Osaka, San Jose, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Tokyo. Plans are underway to further extend Pacnet 10G IP Transit availability across more locations, with availability in Chennai planned within the first half of 2012.

Through Pacnet Premium IP Transit, Internet Service Providers are able to obtain one-hop global connectivity to major Internet peering points and content providers for high-performance, cost-effective Internet connectivity to all worldwide domains, while the more cost-effective Pacnet Prime IP Transit meets the needs of customers with less stringent transit performance requirements.

For more information about Pacnet's IP Transit services, please visit http://www.pacnet.com/carrier/ip-transit/.

About Pacnet
Pacnet is Asia's leading communications provider delivering integrated high-performance data delivery and hosting services on a unified Pacnet platform. Pacnet owns and operates EAC-C2C, Asia's largest privately-owned submarine cable network at 36,800 km, as well as EAC Pacific, which spans 9,620 km across the Pacific Ocean. Together with its connected Data Stations and global IP network, Pacnet simplifies and accelerates communications for carriers and businesses, enabling them to connect with customers and partners seamlessly in the cloud. Pacnet is headquartered in Hong Kong and Singapore, with offices in all key markets in Asia and North America. For more information, please visit: www.pacnet.com.

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