HKIX Establishes New Satellite Site at
NTT Communications Hong Kong Financial Data Center
Hong Kong, 8 Feb 2017 – NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT Group (NYSE: NTT), announced today that it will collaborate with HKIX to establish a new satellite site at its Hong Kong Financial Data Center Tower 2 (FDC2) in Tseung Kwan O. The new HKIX4 site will be instrumental in enhancing the stability and performance of Internet connections, lowering connection costs and minimizing traffic bottlenecks for Internet businesses in the region.
Hong Kong is one of the most connected cities in the world and is constantly demanding faster and more reliable internet traffic performance. Serving as the Internet hub of the Asia Pacific region, HKIX is committed to the promotion of Internet development and related technologies in Hong Kong. The new HKIX4 site will enable HKIX to better serve the future needs of Internet businesses, and meet the changing demands of the new digital economy.
"We are happy to collaborate with HKIX on the development of new satellite site. Our Tier IV-ready Financial Data Center in Hong Kong co-locates with the landing station of the ultra-low latency Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) and our global network nodes, making it an ideal interconnection hub in Asia. Through this new HKIX4 site deployment, we look forward to supporting HKIX and our customers connect to the world with optimized efficiency,” said Taylor Man, Chief Technology Officer, NTT Com Asia Limited.
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Established in April 1995, HKIX (Hong Kong Internet eXchange) is a neutral and professional Internet exchange point based in Hong Kong for faster and cheaper interconnections among different networks on Internet. Owing to its large scale and the high traffic volume it serves, HKIX is considered as one of the largest Internet exchange points in Asia Pacific region. HKIX is owned and operated by the Hong Kong Internet eXchange Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Foundation Limited. Visit www.hkix.net for more information.