NTT Communications and JBA's SDN Project Wins IBC 2013 Innovation Award

   NTT Communications and JBA's SDN Project Wins IBC 2013 Innovation Award

  PR Newswire

  TOKYO, Sept. 18, 2013

TOKYO, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT
Com), the data, cloud and international communications business within Fortune
Global 500 telecom leader NTT Corporation (TOKYO: 9432; NYSE: NTT), announced
on September 18 that Nationwide SDN for Uncompressed HDTV in Japan, which was
developed by NTT Com and provided to commercial television stations in Japan
by the Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association (JBA), received the
Innovation Award in Content Delivery at IBC 2013, an influential broadcasting
industry event held on September 15.

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IBC is one of the world's largest annual trade shows for the broadcasting
industry, attracting over 1,400 suppliers and 50,000 participants from more
than 160 countries. It has 45 years of history showcasing state-of-the-art
electronic media technology and providing a forum to discuss developments
shaping the industry.

The full results of the 2013 Innovation Awards can be viewed at the IBC 2013

Nationwide SDN for Uncompressed HDTV in Japan (for more details, please visit )

This solution enables stable transmission of uncompressed high-definition
video images between the 128 members of the Japan Commercial Broadcasters
Association via a large-capacity and highly reliable network. By using
software-defined networking (SDN) technology, it offers simplified
functionality to broadcasters by enabling automatic reflection of setting
changes, such as the bandwidth requirements of each station according to their
program schedule. By centrally managing the network, the technology flexibly
and efficiently manages traffic to ensure the flawless and timely transmission
of vast amounts of data between stations.

About NTT Communications Corporation

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 (TM) VPN network reaching 160 countries/regions, and over 140
secure data centers. NTT Communications' solutions leverage the global
resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT

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Contact: (Mr.) Kota Yamashita, (Mr.) Yuta Imae, Public Relations, NTT
Communications Corporation, +81-3-6700-4010,
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