50th Anniversary of 1st Trans-Pacific Phone Call
Not just bullet-train, KDDI 50-year milestone for 1st Trans-Pacific telephone cable call w/AT&T partner http://bit.ly/1uArQyh
KDDI (formerly KDD), the United States AT & T Inc. and Hawaiian Telecom has started operation in 1964, first across the Pacific Ocean cable. TPC-1 began operations on June 19, 1964, the world’s first Pacific Ocean crossing telephone cable to communicate the international telephone between the United States and Japan, laying over in about 10 000 km between Japan – Guam – Hawaii has been. TPC-1, it is aligned with the Tokaido Shinkansen opened, etc., ahead of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which was held in October 1964, it is intended that was opened as a national-scale projects, Ikeda Prime Minister and Johnson US President at the time is also performed Memorial call year.