Tag Archives: Level 3 Communications

David Young, Strategic Gov’t SVP at CenturyLink, Named to 2019 Wash100 for His Efforts Advancing IT and Serving Federal Clients

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to serve federal clients and advance IT. This marks the second consecutive Wash100 award for Young.  

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CenturyLink Holds Consolidated Spot on EIS Telecom Contract After Level 3 Purchase; David Young Quoted

The number of companies that won positions on the General Services Administration’s $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract has dropped from 10 to nine after CenturyLink closed its acquisition of Level 3 Communications in 2017, Nextgov reported Wednesday. David Young, senior vice president of strategic government group at CenturyLink, told the …

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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’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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Bloomberg Government: Fiscal 2017 Spending on GSA’s Telecom GWACs Reached Nearly $2B

Federal agencies collectively spent $1.9 billion on telecommunications products and services during fiscal 2017 through the General Services Administration’s Networx Enterprise and Universal contracts, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. BGOV analyzed billing data from GSA and found that Networx spending over the past decade. The report said AT&T and Verizon have secured approximately 85 percent of total …

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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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ACT-IAC Forms Working Group to Support Government, Industry Transition to EIS Contract

The American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council has formed a working group to help federal agencies and contractors transition to the General Services Administration‘s new governmentwide acquisition vehicle for telecommunications services. GSA awarded the potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract in August of last year as a replacement to Networx and at …

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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, 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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Hughes to Offer Managed Network Services to Agencies Through Level 3 Partnership

Hughes Network Systems has received a subcontract from Level 3 Communications to offer a suite of managed network services to federal customers through the General Service Administration‘s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions procurement vehicle. Hughes said Tuesday it aims to help customer agencies modernize legacy information technology networks with the HughesON managed services offering as partner of Level 3. Level 3 …

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