NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the global data and IP services arm of Fortune Global 500 telecom leader NTT (NYSE: NTT), today announced that it has been named Best pan-Asian Wholesale Carrier at the Capacity Global Carrier Awards 2013 in Amsterdam on November 19. Celebrating innovation, vision and excellence, the Capacity Global Carrier Awards are among the most prominent recognitions for the global and regional wholesale telecom industry in the world. “We are honored to receive this prestigious award acknowledging NTT Com’s performance and innovation in the wholesale telecom industry,” said Akira Arima, President and CEO of NTT Com. “This award recognizes our wholesale teams for their commitment and excellence in delivering the most innovative solutions to our customers, and encourages us to remain fully committed to providing highly effective global connectivity and superior customer service in Asia and around the world,” Mr. Arima added. Capacity Award judges highlighted NTT Com’s worldwide prowess. “There has been a notable commitment to developing its flagship DDoS Protection Service and DDoS mitigation services globally to its Tier-1 network. It has also launched 100Gbps links across the US and Asia, in addition to ramping up its cloud services across Asia. In Europe, NTT Com has expanded its global IP network to Vienna, Stockholm, Milan and Barcelona, and has further strengthened its data center services worldwide. NTT Com’s commitment to its global presence has been one of the company’s major positives this year.” NTT Com is one of the world’s leading wholesale IP providers and its Tier-1 Global IP Network is consistently ranked among the top networks worldwide. In 2013 the company further extended its global reach to offer customers the choice to connect in more locations than ever before. NTT Com expanded its Global IP Network with CoreSite in North America, entered new markets in Europe and Asia, and increased the capacity of its PC-1 Transpacific submarine cable.