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CenturyLink’s David Young Promoted to SVP of Strategic Government

David Young, a 2018 Wash100 winner, has been promoted to senior vice president of CenturyLink’s strategic government group, the Arlington, Va., division announced Wednesday. Young’s promotion furthers the division’s integration efforts and demonstrates the importance of strategic government to the organization, the telecommunications firm added. Previously, Young held the role …

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CenturyLink Gets DOJ Clearance to Sell Level 3’s Albuquerque Fiber Network Assets to UPN

CenturyLink has received approval from the Justice Department to sell Level 3 Communications’ fiber network assets in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Unite Private Networks for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is subject to the Federal Communications Commission’s approval and other customary closing conditions, CenturyLink said Wednesday. “Once the transaction is …

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CenturyLink Obtains DOJ Approval to Sell Level 3 Metro Network Assets to Syringa Networks

The Justice Department has given CenturyLink the green light to sell certain metro network assets of Level 3 Communications in Boise, Idaho, to fiber-optic networking services provider Syringa Networks. Monroe, Louisiana-based CenturyLink said Tuesday the sale is still subject to other customary closing conditions and comes nearly five months after the telecommunications firm …

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CenturyLink Lands 2nd Contract for Texas Managed Data, Comms Services

CenturyLink will continue to provide managed services to state and local government, public entities and educational institutions across Texas under a second contract with the state’s Department of Information Resources. The company said Thursday it aims to provide full operational data and communications support to government organizations in Texas through the …

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CenturyLink Hires Level 3 Vet Matt Gutierrez as APAC Senior Managing Director

Matt Gutierrez, a more than 17-year veteran of Level 3 Communications, has been appointed senior managing director of CenturyLink‘s Asia-Pacific business. CenturyLink said Tuesday Gutierrez will manage the company’s operations, sales and marketing functions in the region as well as work with government, enterprise and wholesale customers to help address their digital …

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CenturyLink to Establish Outbound Sales Center in Northeastern Louisiana

CenturyLink has announced it will open an outbound sales center in Monroe, Louisiana, and hire up to 150 employees to work there. The company said Thursday the new center will offer updated technology products and services to small business customers. Vernon Irvin, president of CenturyLink’s government, education, medium-and small-business groups, said the company …

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CenturyLink, collab9 Partner to Offer Cloud-Based Unified Comms Platform to DNFSB

CenturyLink has teamed up with collab9 to offer the latter’s cloud-based unified communications-as-a-service system to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board under a potential three-year contract. CenturyLink said Wednesday it secured the award through a General Services Administration contract held by its Level 3 Communications subsidiary. The contract has a one-year base …

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CenturyLink Appoints Gaurav Chand, Shaun Andrews to Exec Roles

CenturyLink has hired Gaurav Chand and Shaun Andrews to serve in executive positions and directly work under Chief Operating Officer Jeff Storey. The company said Tuesday Chand, who previously worked at Dell EMC‘s infrastructure solutions group, and Andrews, formerly senior vice president for IP and real-time communications at Level 3 Communications, will serve …

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CenturyLink to Supply Data Networking Products to Pennsylvania

CenturyLink has received a five-year contract from the state government of Pennsylvania to supply data networking products. The telecommunications company said Monday it will work with Comcast‘s business arm to deliver network services and last mile connectivity to state agencies, commissions, councils, bureaus, authorities and boards. The new contract reflects another phase of service delivery under …

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CenturyLink to Provide Communications Services to Peterson Air Force Base

CenturyLink has received a potential five-year $1.5 million contract to provide communications services as well as circuits and supplementary equipment to Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The company said Monday it will also support the North American Aerospace Defense Command‘s annual Tracks Santa hotline through the contract. “CenturyLink is honored …

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CenturyLink Network, Managed Services Win 7 Awards at MEF 2017 Event

CenturyLink has received seven awards during the MEF 2017 Awards networking event in Orlando, Florida, which recognized companies’ network and managed services offerings. The company said Friday it secured the awards for its application, service and technology innovation, including software-defined wide-area networking. Andrew Dugan, senior vice president of technology planning, network …

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CenturyLink Unveils New Center to Facilitate IT Devt Collaboration; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink has opened a new facility in Arlington, Virginia, that seeks to provide the company and its partners a workspace to build and demonstrate platforms and capabilities designed to help federal agency clients meet information technology requirements and implement digital transformation initiatives, ExecutiveBiz has learned. Erich Sanchack, senior vice president …

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