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Colt to launch high-bandwidth services in Hong Kong by July 2017

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High bandwidth network provider Colt is to launch high-bandwidth services in Hong Kong by July 2017 – the latest expansion of the Colt IQ Network.

The expansion aims to meet rapidly rising demand for bandwidth, as well as the growing need for on-demand services and network flexibility – particularly from Hong Kong-based companies in the financial sector, as well as businesses with high-bandwidth requirements linked to the Internet of Things (IoT), fintech and Big Data.
 
The expansion of the network to Hong Kong is part of the ongoing investment project being undertaken by Colt in Asia, which includes similar projects in Japan and Singapore. The Hong Kong expansion, comprising both Fibre-Optic and Ethernet architecture, will provide connectivity to approximately 80 per cent of Hong Kong's commercial buildings, including full commercial coverage in the Hong Kong Island, East Kowloon and West Kowloon CBDs.
 
The Colt IQ Network is a 100Gbps network, optimised with software defined network capabilities, providing services spanning 28 countries and 49 metro area networks, including, Tokyo, Sydney, Busan, Chicago, New York, London, Frankfurt and Paris.
 
Colt is committed to further expanding this network, which currently spans 24,500 buildings and 700 data centres around the world. It is targeted at enabling the most demanding of enterprises, particularly those with an increasingly global reach, yet require specialist attention for their local presences.
 
“Many companies are looking to transform their digital infrastructure in the face of growing demand for bandwidth and connectivity requirements,” says Colt's Asia CCO and regional executive Kenji Hioki (pictured). “Colt’s high-bandwidth services are designed to meet the ever-growing demand from enterprises for fast, secure and reliable direct connectivity to markets around the world. The launch in Hong Kong enables the region’s businesses to power their competitiveness and growth while future-proofing their connectivity needs.”

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