Chi-X Japan has selected KVH low-latency network connections and proximity hosting services for its new equities trading platform.

KVH said that market participants will be able to place their trading systems as close as possible to Chi-X Japan’s central matching engine and trade a wide range of Japanese equities through low-latency connections, by leveraging its full-redundancy networks and data centers.

Chi-X Japan representative director Joseph Meyer said that the company’s high-speed platform and technology will contribute to an efficient trading environment, benefiting all participants in Japan.

“KVH’s low-latency services and its expertise in the financial services sector are important components in delivering to Japanese investors our fast, low-cost, innovative trading performance,” Meyer said.