NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced today plans to establish points of presence (POP) for its Arcstarâ„¢ Global IP-VPN services in Penang, Malaysia; Boston, U.S.A.; and Zurich, Switzerland to provide multinational companies with access to high-quality, cost-effective global managed network services in these key Asian, U.S. and European regional markets.

Applications for services are now being accepted.

The demand for global network services in strong in all three of these international business hubs. Northwest Malaysia has experienced a sharp rise in multinational companies, with the city of Penang now established as an important base for business process outsourcing services.

Boston, Massachusetts is home to a large number of finance and high-technology companies, particularly a high concentration of biotechnology firms.

Zurich also is a base for multinational companies, particularly in the fields of finance and pharmaceuticals. The POP in Zurich will be NTT Com’s first in Switzerland, where the company has been offering services through partner companies.

About NTT Communications Corporation

NTT Communications provides a broad range of global networks, management solutions and IT services to customers worldwide. The company is renowned for reliable, high-quality security, hosting, voice, data and IP services, as well as expertise in managed networks and leadership in IPv6 transit technology. NTT Communications’ extensive infrastructure includes Arcstar™ Global IP-VPN and Global e-VLAN, as well as a Tier-1 IP backbone reaching more than 150 countries in partnership with major Internet service providers, and secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. NTT Communications is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, one of the world’s largest telecoms with listings on the Tokyo, London and New York stock exchanges. Please visit