Level 3 Communications expands network to eastern Washington to meet customer demand

By: Steve Friday August 3, 2012 0 comments Tags: Paul Savill

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BROOMFIELD - Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is expanding its global fiber network backbone to the cities of East Wenatchee and Quincy in Washington state in response to customer demand for increased capacity capabilities, the company announced.

Data center growth throughout eastern Washington is changing network requirements and customers are increasingly requiring more robust network backbones capable of handling increased capacity, Level 3 said.

Level 3's network expansion in eastern Washington communities involves adding more than 200 miles of advanced fiber cable and connections to five customer data centers.

"Level 3 has long been dedicated to expanding its network in response to customer demand and where it sees substantial opportunity for market growth," said Paul Savill, Level 3's senior vice president of core product management.

"Eastern Washington is a key region for Level 3 in terms of growth, and we are delighted that our expanded capacity in the area will enable businesses to improve efficiency and expand, all while leveraging Level 3's advanced, international fiber network."

For more information, visit www.level3.com.


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