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QoS Networks, a new generation network using intelligent, high-performance
routing to optimise content delivery with guaranteed Quality of Service
(QoS) - all in a native IP environment -has announced that it has entered
into a strategic network services relationships in Japan with DDI
Corporation (KDDI).

This relationship gives QoS non-exclusive use of the KDDI domestic network
in Japan to assure the origination and delivery of IP communications
traffic for QoS' customers in Japan, by connecting regional centers to
QoS' existing Tokyo and Osaka hubs. This will give QoS a nationwide
network extension in Japan allowing customers throughout the country to
connect seamlessly to the QoS global network.

L. Daniel O'Neill, Chairman of QoS Networks said, "This relationship with
KDDI, one of Japan's foremost and innovative telecommunication companies,
demonstrates QoS' commitment to delivering new generation services in
Japan. This strong relationship with a leader in the Japanese marketplace
delivers true customer value and enables QoS to deliver services to the
business customers who are demanding Quality of Service."

Yasunori Nobutoki, the President of QoS Network Services Japan said "KDDI
has been very supportive of QoS since its founding in Japan. This
relationship is an extension of that cooperation and represents an
important step for both organizations in the expansion of their respective

QoS now has "POPs" in over 12 cities globally, with plans to expand to 48
cities by early next 2002 including all major commercial and Internet
access centers. This growth has been in direct response to the rapidly
escalating demand for a new approach to converging voice, data and
multimedia via a single provider.

Operating in a native IP environment, QoS Networks uniquely differentiates
traffic flow by classes of service. The company also enables customers to
prioritise and manage bandwidth at the desktop via Q-Access, a powerful,
easy-to-use information portal that permits engineers to dynamically
provision packet prioritization, bandwidth availability and QoS levels via
a Web based interface.

Services now being provided by QoS Networks include IP Transport with
quality of service (QoS) guarantees, advanced security features utilizing
firewall functionality through sophisticated filtering and policies,
prioritised ASP access, VPN services, high-speed Internet access and VoIP
delivery services. Customers of QoS Networks include ISPs, local service
providers (including fixed and mobile wireless), ASPs, Web hosting
companies and multi-national enterprises.

About QoS Networks

QoS Networks, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a new generation,
high-performance, totally customizable content-delivery network provider.
Operating in a native IP environment and built on open system standards,
QoS Networks provides global, seamless coverage, speed, classification and
prioritization of traffic flows, as well as intelligence and value-added
services built directly into the network core. The company's
patent-pending, network architecture comprises a mesh of Q-Links, (global
POPs) interconnected via broadband technologies - including all major
commercial and Internet access centers around the world reaching 48
locations by year-end 2001. QoS Networks has also developed a proprietary,
Web-enabled interface known as Q-Access, permitting customers to change
bandwidth and prioritization directly via the desktop. For further
information, visit the company online at:

About DDI Corporation

DDI Corporation is a major Japanese domestic and international
telecommunications service provider, offering voice, data, Internet and
mobile services. Formed from the merger in October 2000 of DDI
Corporation, KDD and IDO, KDDI is the second largest Japanese
telecommunications carrier both in terms of revenues and subscribers. KDDI
has demonstrated a strong commitment to the development of innovative new
service offering and becoming a market leader in Japan and around the

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