New Cross Pacific chooses Zayo for dark fiber

New Cross Pacific (NCP) US Backhaul group, comprised of Chunghwa Telecom, KT Corporation, China Telecom, China Mobile International and China Unicom, has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) for a private dedicated network (PDN), to diversely backhaul traffic from its US landing station across the western United States, the company said.

The NCP subsea cable, which spans more than 13,000km (8,000 miles), will link Asian landing stations in Chongming, Nanhui, Lingang, Busan, Toucheng and Maruyama with its US landing station in Hillsboro, Oregon. The NCP subsea cable is expected to land in the next few months, providing capacity that can scale up to 80 Tbps.

Zayo´s 4,300km (2,700 mile) backhaul solution will provide NCP´s US Backhaul group with connectivity from the landing station throughout the West Coast, including San Jose and Los Angeles, with connectivity options throughout North America. The PDN solution provides dark fiber as well as a full range of managed fiber solutions.

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the China Mobile Group.

China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom) was established on May 17, 2000. As one of the three telecom operators in China, China Telecom has been on the list of the “Fortune 500 companies” for many consecutive years. Being an integrated information service provider, China Telecom provides customers with integrated information service solutions, which cover broad-band Internet access, mobile communications, information technology applications and fixed-line telephone services.

With a modern communications network characterized by nationwide coverage and global reach, China Unicom mainly operates fixed and mobile communications service, domestic and international communications facilities, satellite IPLC service, data communications service, network access service, value-added telecom services and system integration service related to information and communications services.

Chunghwa Telecom is Taiwan´s largest integrated telecommunications services company that provides fixed-line, mobile, broadband, and internet services. For more information, visit our website at www.cht.com.tw.

KT is a South Korean integrated wired/wireless telecommunication service provider. KT focuses on information & communications business, and it has the largest portion of the South Korean local telephone and high-speed Internet business. Originally founded in 1981 as a public corporation, KT actively led Korea´s transition to the information era and played a key role in promoting the growth of Korea into a globally recognized IT superpower. In 2009, KT merged with its mobile subsidiary KTF, paving the way to the convergence of fixed and mobile services.

Zayo Group Holdings provides communications infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world´s businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies and finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. For more information, visit zayo.com.