Telekenex Selects Level 3 for Gigabit Ethernet Services

August 21, 2009 by  

Web Hosting ToolsBROOMFIELD, Colo. – Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced that it is expanding its relationship with Telekenex, a San Francisco-based provider of a variety of managed Internet protocol (IP)-based voice and data communications services.

Under the terms of the agreement, Level 3 will augment the services it already delivers to Telekenex to include private line and Ethernet-based high-speed Internet services. Level 3’s connections enable Telekenex to connect all of its locations via a private high-speed network, and also allow the company to deliver to its customers network connectivity up to 10 Gigabits per second – enough capacity to transport 128 simultaneous high-definition video downloads per second – supported by Level 3 service level agreements.

“Level 3 has proven its value in delivering the reliable communications services we – and our customers – need,” said Anthony Zabit, president and COO of Telekenex. “As our business continues to grow, it’s important to have an IP service provider that can grow in lock-step with us.”

“Level 3 prides itself on being a trusted communications partner that our customers want to expand their relationship with,” said Jeff Tench, president of Level 3’s Business Markets Group. “The combination of our network’s breadth, reach and scalability is proving to be a highly attractive service offering to an increasing number of enterprise and service provider customers.”

Level 3’s Business Markets Group leverages the power of the company’s extensive fiber-optic network, metro assets, and locally focused sales and sales support organization to deliver a world-class experience to enterprise customers throughout the United States.

About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery and voice.

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