Colt Cuts Japan–Hong Kong Latency to Sub-41ms

Beyond new latency reductions between Tokyo and Hong Kong, Colt will continue to optimize its routes and expand its network coverage. 

Boat outside Hong Kong
Colt now has a much faster way to get from Tokyo to Hong Kong.

UK-based network provider Colt Technology Services has reduced latency on its network between the Japan Exchange Group (JPX) and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) to around 40 milliseconds. 

The vendor has operated an ultra-low latency network between the two exchanges since 2010. Over that time, the route has undergone several optimizations to provide the fastest connectivity for high-frequency traders. 

James Hardcastle, capital markets director for Asia at Colt, says Colt guarantees

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