CenturyLink's Seattle customers are now in their third day without internet and TV service. CenturyLink competes with Comcast and Wave Broadband in Seattle.
A number of CenturyLink's FTTH customers in Seattle continue to report that they have been without service since Sunday afternoon.
CenturyLink has signed a new long-term bilateral interconnection agreement with Cogent Communications, marking the latest in a string of pacts made between the top telcos and Internet transit providers whose clients include content providers like Netflix.
AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink may still be dominant broadband players, but their broadband empires were challenged in the third quarter.
CenturyLink may be considering options for the future of its data center business, but regardless of its choice the service provider has connected its fiber network to a total of 300 third-party data centers.
Fiber deployments to homes in the United States grew 13 percent in 2015, says the FTTH Council as more incumbent telcos like AT&T and CenturyLink and insurgent providers like Google Fiber step up their FTTH deployment plans.
CenturyLink will deliver 1.5 Tbps of super-channel transmission capacity to support SCinet during the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis this week.
Level 3 has implemented microtrenching fiber installation in a neighborhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil, that it said will decrease disruption as it deploys fiber throughout the country. The company worked with several construction vendors, including DitchWitch, Furukawa, Duraline – Amanco/Mexichem Group and Omega Construcoes on this project.
CenturyLink has chosen Nuage Networks' SDN technology to serve various networking functions for its Programmable Services Backbone (PSB) network architecture.
Verizon is considering a sale of its enterprise assets, which could fetch the telco as much as $10 billion, according to a Reuters article citing people close to the company. If such a sale were to take place it would include the enterprise unit formerly known as MCI and its Terremark data center business.