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CenturyLink Eyes More Network Modernization Support Opportunities on EIS Contract Vehicle; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink is on the lookout for opportunities to help more federal agencies transform network infrastructure assets through the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle. "We're still waiting for some fairly large agencies to release what they're going to do from an EIS perspective," David Young, senior vice president of CenturyLink's public sector business and two-time Wash100 awardee, told FedScoop in an interview.

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CenturyLink Gains DOJ Nod to Sell Level 3’s Arizona Network Assets to FirstDigital Telecom

The Justice Department has approved CenturyLink‘s proposal to sell certain Level 3 Communications assets in Tucson, Ariz., to FirstDigital Telecom. CenturyLink said Monday it will divest metro fiber network platforms as part of an agreement with DOJ related to the telecommunication firm’s approximately $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. The proposed sale is subject to …

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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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Lightower Fiber Networks Added to GSA IT Schedule 70; Rob Shanahan Comments

Lightower Fiber Networks has been awarded a position on the Government Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle to provide networking services to the federal government. Lightower said Monday it will work with customer agencies to develop network and disaster recovery services such as dark fiber, Ethernet, wavelengths and internet access under the contract …

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SES GS Completes 2nd Satellite Demo of O3b System; Pete Hoene Comments

The government solutions business of SES has held the second demonstration of O3b Networks‘ satellite system for “fiber-like” connectivity at the SES Washington Media Port in Virginia. SES said Monday the O3b technology works as an alternative to fiber networks to provide high-speed communications capability for government operations in remote locations. Pete Hoene, president and …

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Level 3 to Help Intelsat Expand Fiber, Teleport Network; Edward Morche Comments

Level 3 Communications has been selected to deploy network connectivity services to Intelsat‘s Tysons Corner, Virginia-based headquarters and other sites across the U.S. Intelsat will expand its IntelsatOne terrestrial fiber and teleport network connected to Intelsat’s global satellite infrastructure using the service, Level 3 said Tuesday. “Level 3 remains committed to providing the network solutions for Intelsat …

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