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$44.06
Previous Close
$44.06
Day High
$45.51
Day Low
$43.69
52 Week High
07/29/14 - $49.22
52 Week Low
09/30/13 - $25.76
Market Cap
10.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.5M
EPS TTM
$1.23
Shares Outstanding
238.3M
EX-Date
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P/E TM
36.9x
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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

iStreamPlanet Announces Delivery of Turnkey Live Video Multiscreen Services with Level 3

iStreamPlanet announced it will work with Level 3 Communications, to provide end-to-end multiscreen services for major media and entertainment enterprises. The services bring together Level 3's Video Cloud solution, which combines the company's global content delivery network (CDN) and Vyvx Solutions as well as Aventus, iStreamPlanet's live video encoding, multiscreen packaging and publishing service, to offer a single platform to acquire, encode, package, publish and deliver multiscreen live video on a global scale. As the demand for more live events and live linear channels on all devices surges, content owners and distributors are quickly outgrowing their current hardware-based infrastructure. They are looking to cloud-based services to efficiently provide scalability, an evolving feature-set, and faster time to market to grow their businesses and stay competitive. Features of the service include acquisition and distribution of content via Level 3's Vyvx broadcast fiber network, including satellite and downlink capabilities and managed broadcast encoding/transcoding, coupled with a powerful and secure global CDN optimally tuned for video delivery. iStreamPlanet's cloud-based service, Aventus, powers live video ingest, processing, and multiscreen packaging including ad and slate insertion, Nielsen audience tracking, closed captioning, subtitles and content protection.

Drogaria Onofre Selects Level 3 Communications for Data Center Services

Drogaria Onofre has selected Level 3 Communications, Inc. for a wide range of data center services including web page hosting and managing, internet services and dedicated hosting. Level 3's services will boost the quality of Drogaria Onofre's Internet distribution service, improving the speed, performance and overall end-user experience of the retail chain's e-commerce business. Level 3's data center services will provide Drogaria Onofre with the necessary capabilities to manage this rapid data growth and ensure business continuity across a variety of platforms. The drugstore chain contracted with Level 3 for its secure and efficient systems for managing company data with speed and quality.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. Expands Network in Georgia

Level 3 Communications, Inc. announced plans to expand its network in Alpharetta, Georgia. The project will provide local customers with access to Level 3's enhanced network capabilities and portfolio of data, security, video, voice and unified communications solutions to support present emerging technologies that demand efficient, scalable and secure options. Upon project completion, Level 3 will have more than 300 on-net buildings and approximately 265 metro route miles in the greater Atlanta area, securely connecting hundreds of buildings directly to its network. The expansion of the Level 3 network in Alpharetta will provide greater route diversity and increased capacity across the market so enterprises can focus on streamlining operations and growth. Level 3 monitors and maintains its network from end-to-end, providing secure and efficient services. Customers will benefit from cost-effective, alternative options to route traffic and connect between the greater Atlanta area and other business centers throughout the world.

 

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