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Level 3 Communications, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a facilities-based provider of a range of integrated communications services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company provides core network services, including transport services comprising wavelengths, private lines, transoceanic services, and dark fiber, as well as related professional services; and colocation and data center services, such as cloud, hosting, and application management solutions. It also offers Internet protocol (IP) and data services comprising high speed IP, Internet access, virtual private network, content delivery network, media delivery, Vyvx broadcast, converged business network, and security services; local and enterprise voice services consisting of voice over IP enhanced local service, SIP trunking, local inbound, primary rate interface, long distance, and toll free services; and collaboration services, such as audio, Web, and video conferencing services. In addition, the company provides wholesale voice services, including long distance voice termination and toll free services. It primarily serves enterprises, multinational customers, portals and large search enterprises, regional service providers, systems integrators, and software service providers; online gaming providers, social networking providers, technology companies, and companies that provide video over the Internet; media conglomerates, programmers, studios and production companies, and broadcast station ownership groups; sports teams, and stadiums and venues; governments; and carriers, voice service providers, wireless providers, and broadband cable television operators. Level 3 Communications, Inc. was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

10,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1884

level 3 communications inc (LVLT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.8M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.7M
Regional President of North America & APAC
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Regional President of Latin America
Total Annual Compensation: $762.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

level 3 communications inc (LVLT) Key Developments

buto.tv Selects Content Delivery Network from Level 3 Communications, Inc. to Support On-Demand Streamed Video Offering

buto.tv has selected content delivery network, or CDN, from Level 3 Communications, Inc. to support its live and on-demand streamed video offering. This will enable buto.tv to provide its customers with efficient, reliable and secure streaming across a range of mobile and desktop devices. To support the increasing growth of its enterprise content partners, buto.tv requires a content delivery solution that is capable of efficiently and securely streaming high-quality video. Using Level 3's global CDN, buto.tv can deliver all of its content from a geographical location close to its viewers, reducing the possibility of lag and disrupted video streaming. To ensure viewers have an experience tailored to their particular devices, content can also be encoded to support mobile, PC and tablets.

Department of Homeland Security Awards Level 3 Communications, Inc. Local Area Network Managed Services Contract

Level 3 Communications, Inc. announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has selected the global telecommunications carrier to deliver a comprehensive suite of local area network (LAN) managed services for the agency within the National Capital Region (NCR) under the Washington Interagency Telecommunications System (WITS) 3 contract. From installation of cabling and equipment to network design, engineering, monitoring and management, Level 3 will deliver an end-to-end solution for the DHS that will connect nearly 60 DHS sites, including the recently consolidated DHS headquarters at St. Elizabeths. Specifically, the company will deliver a combination of managed voice, audio and video conferencing, transport, Ethernet and IP within the NCR. The company's employees will provide on-site professional services support at the DHS Network Operations Center to conduct 24/7 remote monitoring of the network both within the contiguous U.S. and internationally, including all network routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDPS), wireless access points (WAP) and private branch exchange (PBX) management.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. Announces Management Changes; Plans to Expand its Core Locations

Level 3 Communications, Inc. announced its planned executive management team pending its announced acquisition of tw telecom. The new team will include executives from both Level 3 and tw telecom, establishing a strong foundation for the company moving forward. Upon closing of the acquisition, John Blount will become regional president, North America and APA, currently serves as the president and COO of tw telecom. He has worked for tw telecom for 18 years. He will also continue in his role as the integration team leader for tw telecom. Currently, Harold Teets, who will become chief information officer, serves as senior vice president of Information and Network Technologies for tw telecom. In his new role, he will have responsibility for the global IT organization and its critical role in helping Level 3 to continue simplifying its operating environment and collaborating with marketing and network technology to innovate new capabilities to support customers' network and services needs. He also will focus on enabling Level 3 to achieve operational excellence and organizational efficiency with the goal to continually improve the overall customer experience. Anthony Christie will be chief marketing officer. Following the close of the acquisition, which is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2014, Level 3 plans to expand its core locations in North America to include tw telecom's current locations in Littleton, Colorado, as well as its operations centre in O'Fallon, Missouri.

 

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