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Business Report: Pacific Telecommunications Conference

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Pacific Telecommunications Conference is this week at the Hilton Hawaii Village.

PTC is based in Honolulu and exists mainly to provide this annual opportunity for global telcoms movers and shakers and thinker to get together. Even European executives come, not just those from Asia and the Americas.

This year's theme is, embrace the cloud, referring to the new spread of distributed computing, where applications and files are stored in many places but accessible to all thanks to lots and lots of connectivity.

For the internet backbone companies that make up the bankbone of PTC, this is great news, because their undersea cable networks have loads of excess capacity, and clouds use lots of that.

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