LONDON, 8th February 2013 – NTT Communications, a member of the NTT Group - the number one Fortune Global 500 telecommunications company - announced it has collaborated with TDC, Denmark’s leading provider of communications solutions, to provide NTT Communications with access capacity into the Nordic region. In parallel to this, NTT Communications will provide TDC with an extension to its Asia-Pac network through NTT Com’s Global data network services.
Commenting on the agreement, Bob Welton, Regional Manager for UK and Northern Europe, said, “This is the perfect time for NTT to be actively working with customers in the Nordics. With export to Asia increasing substantially and many companies seeking to capitalize on opening in new markets, the Nordic’s economy has never been more connected with Asia.” Welton continues, “With our experience, knowledge and capability of delivering services in Asia, NTT can provide real value to organizations in the Nordics, by helping them take advantage of this opportunity. TDC’s extensive network coverage in the Nordic region, reputation for quality, together with a strong enterprise client base, made them a natural fit for collaboration in the region. This partnership will be a key step in ensuring we achieve our goal of becoming the Nordics’ number one choice for IT communications with Asia.”
Through this collaboration, NTT Communications will work with new and existing customers in the Nordics to provide extended reach into the rest of world, with a focus on Asia. The Nordic region includes some of the most stable and prosperous economies in Europe, supported by thriving manufacturing and service industries. This extension will give customers access to NTT’s network and cloud services, helping organizations to gain greater competitive advantage in their global operations and connect with growth opportunities in the Asian market.
Eva Birgitte Bisgaard, Vice President, TDC Wholesale comments on the agreement, “Both TDC Wholesale and NTT have clear visions and growth strategies for 2013 to 2015, which require high performance oriented cooperation and new business development in order to meet the ambitious time to market objectives. The collaboration between TDC Wholesale and NTT will further enable these visions. Nordic organizations show a growing demand for globally scalable ICT solutions, and on TDC Wholesale’s Nordic platform, NTT is able to meet these demands and connect them to their global footprint. In parallel TDC’s global reach is extended with NTT’s global network.”
This agreement comes nearly 12 months after NTT Communications entered the Nordic market and shows commitment to adding value to the region.
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including leading global tier-1 IP network, Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 150 countries, and over 140 secure data centers. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
Reliable data and communication solutions fade distances, enhance processes, and reduce costs. TDC Wholesale is a true Nordic supplier. Not only because its network is Nordic, but primarily due to being in all Nordic countries. TDC Wholesale is the leading provider of international telecommunications in Denmark and the number one challenger in Sweden, Norway and Finland.
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