July 20, 2006

NTT Com Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Leased-Line Service

NTT Com launched a new website ( to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the leased-line service.

NTT Com’s predecessor inaugurated the service 100 years ago to provide reliable communications at a time when the phone network was not stable. Over the years, leased lines have been used by sectors such as national security, finance and mass communications because of their high security and reliability.

With the current emphasis on CSR and business continuity management, companies are showing renewed interest in leased lines. Accordingly, NTT Com has been providing a new generation of leased line service called “gigastream,” a relatively inexpensive service based on WDM technology with Ethernet interface. For more info: