For Immediate Release
January 29, 1996


NTT to Hold a Seminar in the United States regarding its Procurement

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) will hold a seminar in Washington, D.C. for U.S. suppliers regarding NTT's procurement.

To provide convenient and quality services to its customers, NTT is conducting a variety of activities to seek top-quality products from around the world. Accordingly, NTT holds overseas seminars every year to introduce the trends of the company's business operations and R&D activity trends that may be relevant to procurement.

Seminar Outline
(Please refer to the attached sheet for additional details.)

Date and timeTuesday, January 30, 1996, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
LocationGrand Hyatt Washington, Conference Theater
ThemeStrategies to advance NTT's access network toward the multimedia age
Major lectures and their contents

"Doing Business in Japan
- The Fiber Optic Cable Experience"
Mr. Michael J. Hegedus, Vice President-Asia
Siecor International Corporation

"Fiber-Optic Access Network Development Strategy"
Mr. Masaaki Kasahara, Vice President,
Executive Manager of Technology Research Development, NTT

"Current R&D Activities on Access Networks in NTT"
Mr. Akira Hitooka, Project Manager,
Access Systems Development Project Group,
Access Network Systems Laboratories, NTT

NTT has been procuring products, regardless of national origin, through its open and transparent procurement procedures, for more than ten years. The company's recent procurements from overseas suppliers include digital switching systems, satellite communications equipment, and optical fiber cables. Toward the coming multimedia age, NTT will endeavor to purchase quality products to offer further attractive services to its customers.

Seminar Outline

Date and time Tuesday, January 30, 1996, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location Grand Hyatt Washington, Conference Theater
Sponsor Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
NTT Data Communications Systems Corporation
NTT Mobile Communications Network, Inc.
Co-sponsor Telecommunications Industry Association
American Electronics Association
Lectures and their contents
Part 1: Strategies to advance NTT's access network toward the multimedia age

"Fiber-Optic Access Network Development Strategy"
Mr. Masaaki Kasahara, Vice President,
Executive Manager of Technology Research Development, NTT

"Current R&D Activities on Access Networks in NTT"
Mr. Akira Hirooka, Project Manager,
Access Systems Development Project Group,
Access Network Systems Laboratories, NTT

"Doing Business in Japan
- The Fiber Optic Cable Experience"
Mr. Michael J. Hegedus, Vice President-Asia
Siecor International Corporation

Part 2: NTT Group Companies' Activities
"NTT DATA's Multimedia Trial"
Mr. Hiroshi Endo, Senior Manager,
Multimedia Technology Center, R&D Headquarters,
NTT Data Communications Systems Corporation (NTT DATA)

"Overview of NTT DoCoMo's Operation"
Mr. Hozumi Tamura, Manager,
Procurement and Supply Department,
NTT Mobile Communications Network, Inc. (NTT DoCoMo)


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