Asia Global Crossing to provide wavelengths to Deutsche Telekom on Pacific Crossing

Apr. 10, 2001--Asia Global Crossing announced it has formed an agreement with Deutsche Telekom to supply two 2.5 Gbps wavelengths, with an option for the Deutsche Telekom to purchase another two 2.5 Gbps, marking the first-ever wavelength deal in Asia Pacific.

Asia Global Crossing announced it has formed an agreement with Deutsche Telekom to supply two 2.5 Gbps wavelengths, with an option for the Deutsche Telekom to purchase another two 2.5 Gbps, marking the first-ever wavelength deal in Asia Pacific.

Under the agreement, Asia Global Crossing will provide Deutsche Telekom with seamless connectivity between the United States and Asia via Pacific Crossing, Asia Global Crossing's privately owned and operated trans-Pacific fiber optic cable system, claimed to be the first of its kind to offer redundant capabilities.

The wavelength product offered by Asia Global Crossing and Global Crossing allows customers such as carriers, ISPs, and multinational corporations to implement the protocol that works best for their specific applications, including IP, ATM, and SDH/SONET. Additionally, customers are able to obtain connectivity in a fraction of the time that it would take to build and provision their own network -- potentially gaining instant access to more than 200 cities on the seamless worldwide Global Crossing Network -- while saving capital to invest in their own core business.

Asia Global Crossing claims to be the only telecommunications service provider currently able to offer wavelengths in the Asia Pacific region. Contract schedules for the Wavelength offering including annualized leases, pre-paid leases, and IRUs.

Asia Global Crossing's flexible wavelength service is complemented by a wide array of carrier grade services, such as co-location, POP-to-POP, and city-to-city connectivity, and round-the-clock network management and maintenance service through Asia Global Crossing's global service centers.

About Deutsche Telekom:

Deutsche Telekom is a European telecommunications company that offers comprehensive integrated telecommunications solutions worldwide.

About Asia Global Crossing:

Asia Global Crossing (Nasdaq: AGCX) provides the Asia Pacific region with integrated telecommunications and IP services. For more information, visit www.asiaglobalcrossing.com.

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