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CenturyLink's Seattle outage enters third day

CenturyLink's Seattle customers are now in their third day without internet and TV service. CenturyLink competes with Comcast and Wave Broadband in Seattle.

CenturyLink's Seattle FTTH Internet, IPTV customers suffering ongoing outage

A number of CenturyLink's FTTH customers in Seattle continue to report that they have been without service since Sunday afternoon.

CenturyLink, Cogent sign new interconnection agreement

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, telcos bled nearly 140K broadband subs in Q3 2015

AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink may still be dominant broadband players, but their broadband empires were challenged in the third quarter.

CenturyLink connects over 300 data centers with fiber

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.

U.S. FTTH deployment rose 13 percent in 2015, says FTTH Council

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, Infinera provide 1.5 Tbps capacity for SCinet's supercomputing application

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 improves fiber installation, reduces disruption with microtrenching in Brazil

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 taps Nuage Networks' SDN technology to deliver cloud control, enhance network security

CenturyLink has chosen Nuage Networks' SDN technology to serve various networking functions for its Programmable Services Backbone (PSB) network architecture.

Report: Verizon mulls $10B sale of enterprise business

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.