News of Note—CenturyLink, Google Fiber, Equinix and more

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> Level 3 Perú SA, a subsidiary of CenturyLink, received the Tier III Certification of concurrently maintainable Design Documents from the Uptime Institute for its new area in the data center in Lima, Peru. Release

> Alphabet’s Ruth Porat said Google Fiber's pace of rollout has been paused until the company finds a way to make the service "10x" better. CNBC article

> Consolidated Communications will offer DirecTV Now to Consolidated Communications customers throughout its entire service area. Release

> Ericsson is extending its partnership with Equinix to offer IT managed services leveraging the Equinix Performance Hub solution. Release

> Duo Security found that a widely used single sign-on protocol could potentially be misconfigured, enabling attackers to easily take over a victim's account. eWeek article