China Unicom Americas Launches China Ethernet Connect Service Between The USA and China

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International Ethernet Service now available between China and the USA. New service joins growing China Connect family of products from China Unicom Americas.

China Unicom Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Beijing based China Unicom Group, today announced the launch of its' China Ethernet Connect service providing for private line Ethernet service between the USA and China. The recently inaugurated service is an enhanced international managed bandwidth offering providing multinational corporations with dedicated point-to-point or point-to-multipoint connectivity with a standard Ethernet interface. The service is fully scalable supporting data rates between 4MB and 1000MB.

"We are delighted with the launch of China Ethernet Connect and are pleased to introduce this newest offering in response to the enterprise applications and capacity requirements of our clients. We initially launched international Ethernet private line service between Beijing and Hong Kong years ago and have continually expanded our service capability since that time. Today, we welcome China Ethernet Connect to our family of China Unicom Connect Services between the USA and China and between China and Europe," said Mr. Yitao Wu, President of China Unicom Americas.

He further stated, "Our clients expect that we will continually invest to deliver high quality, low latency, cost effective and diversely routed connectivity solutions to support next generation applications. Our China Ethernet Connect offering is superior to MPLS based Ethernet solutions since we can provision the service at Layer 1, with dedicated bandwidth, affording SDH Ring protection with less than 50ms switch over time, unified end-to-end management and monitoring of the circuits and with 99.99% network availability."

About China Unicom Americas:
China Unicom Americas is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Unicom Group. China Unicom Americas provides a variety of international data networking, voice, IP and value added solutions to China, the wider Asia Pacific region and to the Americas and Europe.

China Unicom Group was formed as a result of the merger between China Netcom Communications and China Unicom in late 2008. China Unicom Group is a leading broadband, cellular, data networking, multi-media & Telecommunications service provider in China with a comprehensive portfolio of fixed line, wireless and value added data networking, voice, IT, satellite and data center service solutions. China Unicom offers a variety of high quality and reliable voice and data services via a vast international network with direct connections to more than 100 countries worldwide.

For further information on China Unicom, please visit us on the Web at or contact america-cs (at)

Data Networking, Cellular, Multi-Media and Telecom Solutions for all the right network connections To China - From China - and In China.


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