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January 26, 2015

NTT Appointed as First Gold Partner for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corporation (Head office, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Hiroo Unoura, President and CEO) today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (hereafter "Tokyo 2020"). The agreement relates to competitors representing Japan in the Olympics and Paralympics, and extends for six years, spanning the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics to be held in 2020. With this agreement, NTT Corporation becomes the first gold partner, which is the highest level of domestic sponsorship program.

The services and group companies to which the agreement applies are as follows.

Principal services

  • Telecommunications Services

Principal group companies involved

  • NTT Corporation
  • NTT East Corporation
  • NTT West Corporation
  • NTT Communications Corporation
  • NTT DOCOMO, Inc.

Tokyo 2020's vision of creating a truly cohesive society that affirms all forms of diversity aligns with the aims of NTT, which uses ICT to connect people with one another and Japan with the world. To help bring about a cohesive society, NTT will play its part in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics and contribute to creating a legacy for posterity.

In the past, NTT provided a variety of telecommunications services for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics, and the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics and Paralympics. With the rapid evolution of ICT, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics require telecommunications convenience to be accompanied by safety more than ever before. In addition to helping make the Games' telecommunications safe, secure, and welcoming, NTT is taking advantage of the Group's telecommunications related security technologies and its telecommunications service infrastructure inside and outside Japan, endeavoring to act as a "Value Partner" in providing an unprecedented level of hospitality to the Tokyo 2020 and other relevant organizations, as well as competitors and guests from Japan and overseas.

For further inquiries, please contact:

2020 Project
Strategic Business Department Division


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