Disaster resistant telecommunications facilities maintain communications

Natural disasters can have adverse effects on telecommunications which can increase the magnitude of disaster related damage. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Group (NTT) have developed measures to protect telecommunication cables during natural disasters.

These measures include the use of flame resistant materials, selective installation at elevated locations, and wind resistant design. These measures ensure no adverse affect on communications by earthquake measuring below 7 on the Richter scale.

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Partnership types

Provision of services / personnel; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Japan

Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Information and communications technologies

Goods categories


Business sectors

Telecommunications and IT products and services