Keyword: Level 3 Communications
Business services growth tanked during the third quarter for Tier 1 telcos AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon, MoffettNathanson analysts said.
CenturyLink is serving as the primary provider of network services to AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas.
Lumos Networks has completed its sale to EQT Infrastructure for $950 million.
Zayo has tapped Phil Mottram to become chief revenue officer (CRO) and Annette Murphy as managing director of Europe.
CenturyLink’s completion of its Level 3 acquisition is affecting Infinera, which is going to reduce its workforce by 10%.
CenturyLink lost another 101,000 customers during the third quarter, ending the quarter with a total of 5.76 million subscribers.
CenturyLink says the completion of the Level 3 deal will further its network service automation trend.
CenturyLink has received FCC approval for its acquisition of Level 3.
As CenturyLink wraps its acquisition of Level 3, the service provider will need to craft a unified strategy around its network virtualization path.
CenturyLink’s Level 3 acquisition has gotten the approval of the Department of Justice (DOJ) with conditions to divest certain fiber assets.