TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received a two-year contract to provide commercial internet services to members of a nonprofit coalition of U.S. research and education networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.
The company said Wednesday it participated in a competitive solicitation process for internet protocol transit providers to get the authorization from Quilt, which represents more than 900 educational institutions and 40 networks across the U.S.
David Young, senior vice president for strategic government at CenturyLink and a 2018 Wash100 awardee, said the company’s selection signals its position as a network services provider to organizations like public consortiums and large educational entities.
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