Now that Level 3 has completed its acquisition of tw telecom, the next phase of the deal comes as the service provider begins integrating the former's operations into its own fold. Jack Waters, CTO of Level 3, recently talked with Sean Buckley, senior editor of FierceTelecom, about the value the tw telecom assets bring to his company.
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