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CenturyLink-Level 3 Deal, Data Centers Sale Raise Enterprise Bet

Published: 10 November 2016

ID: G00319522

Analyst(s): Ted Corbett , Bob Gill , Danellie Young

Summary

CenturyLink's agreement to purchase Level 3 and divest its data centers is a clear bet on the enterprise telecom market, while continuing to sell managed services. Competitive pressures are forcing CenturyLink to rapidly transform its enterprise network services offerings.

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