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March 19, 2019

NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION

NTT becomes Presenting Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (Head office, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Jun Sawada, President & CEO; hereinafter referred to as “NTT”) has concluded a Presenting Partnership Agreement for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. A Presenting Partner is the highest status in the sponsorship program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay.

The NTT Group member companies covered by the agreement are as follows.

  • NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (NTT)
  • NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE EAST CORPORATION (NTT EAST)
  • NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE WEST CORPORATION (NTT WEST)
  • NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com)
  • NTT Docomo, Inc. (NTT Docomo)

As an enterprise that has supported ties between people, NTT endorses the concept of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, “Hope Lights Our Way.” We are determined to contribute to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay by helping to pass on the rays of hope brought by the torch and bringing that hope to many people throughout Japan.

Comment by Mr. Yoshiro Mori, President of the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

We are pleased to welcome NTT as a Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Presenting Partner. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will run for 121 days across Japan, aiming to inspire local communities along the way. With the support of NTT, which connects people via its network and communication services throughout Japan, Tokyo 2020 aims to deliver a safe and secure Torch Relay and bring hope via the Olympic Flame to communities across the country.

Comment by Jun Sawada, President & CEO, NTT Corporation

NTT has been taking action to help ensure the success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 as a Gold Partner in the category of Telecommunications Services, and has now concluded an agreement to be a Presenting Partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay. In this new role as well, we intend to make it the most innovative Relay in history through extensive use of the latest telecommunications services. In addition, as a Value Partner with roots in all communities, we are going to create opportunities for participation by many people to heighten the excitement surrounding the Tokyo2020 Olympic Torch Relay in all of Japan’s 47 prefectural bodies, and strive to assure its success in many other ways.

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Contact for inquiries about this release:

2020 Project

Strategic Business Development Division
E-mail:ntt2020-ml@hco.ntt.co.jp

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