NTT’s data centre expansion continues with APT Satellite purchase

9 Oct 2008

NTT Communications’ subsidiary NTT Com Asia has purchased APT Satellite Telecommunications from Skywork and Singasat for approximately HKD161 million (USD21 million), aiming to expand the Japanese company’s Tai Po Data Centre. APTT provides transponder utilisation services, satellite communication services and satellite TV broadcasting services to broadcasting and telecommunication operators in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the US. It is understood NTT Com Asia will transfer APT to another NTT Communications’ unit, NTT Worldwide Telecommunications, which owns and operates the group’s data centres around the world.

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