Today, we are very excited to announce that Qwest is becoming CenturyLink, creating the third-largest telecommunications company in the U.S.
So what does this mean to you? Besides operating under the CenturyLink brand once the transition is complete, this will ultimately turn us into a stronger alternative in the enterprise market. From my perspective, this merger means a few important things to our business customers:
- We are more local: The merger will effectively double the size of our network, allowing us to provide local service where our business customers are.
- Additional new services: Because the combined company will have a strong financial profile, we will have more opportunity to invest in new infrastructure, new solutions, and innovative services to better meet the needs of today’s business customer.
- Better and faster: We’ll nearly double our network access points and with a network backbone that will soon be capable of up to 100 Gbps, the network will allow traffic to go from point-to-point efficiently. This means you can run bandwidth-hungry applications like video, telepresence and real-time data back-up without any decreases in security, quality or performance.
In short, CenturyLink is committed to our business customers. I am very excited about what we will be able to accomplish by drawing on the strengths of both companies.
Authored by Chris Ancell.