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CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Purchase

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has wrapped up its $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications. The merger’s completion creates a combined entity with $24 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenue and a global network that links at least 350 metropolitan areas with over 100,000 on-net, fiber-equipped buildings, CenturyLink said Wednesday. The new …

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FCC OKs CenturyLink’s $34B Buy of Level 3

The Federal Communications Commission has cleared CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) proposed $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT). CenturyLink said Monday the FCC approval came two weeks after the California Public Utilities Commission cleared the acquisition at its Oct. 12 meeting. John Jones, senior vice president for public policy and government …

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Telecom Industry Vet Diana Gowen Named MetTel Federal Program GM, SVP

Diana Gowen, a 30-year telecommunications and networking industry veteran, has joined New York-based communications firm MetTel as general manager and senior vice president of federal program. Gowen will work through the company’s Washington, D.C.-based office as she helps MetTel expand the delivery of communications platforms and services to federal agencies, MetTel …

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Justice Dept OKs CenturyLink-Level 3 Merger Deal

The Justice Department has agreed to approve the pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) by CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), subject to court approval of certain conditions in a consent decree. CenturyLink said Monday the combined firm needs to divest 24 dark fiber strands that link 30 city-pairs across the U.S. via an …

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CenturyLink Moves Closing Date for $34B Level 3 Acquisition to October

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has pushed back the projected closing date for its pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) through a cash-and-stock transaction from Sept. 30 to mid-to-late October. The revised timeframe for the transaction’s intended closure was based on the California administrative law judge’s recommendation for the California Public Utilities …

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Level 3 Vet Edward Morche to Serve as CenturyLink President of Strategic Enterprise, Federal and State Gov

Edward Morche, a 16-year Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) veteran, will serve as president of strategic enterprise, federal government and state government business unit at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once the Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications firm completes its pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. Erich Sanchack continues to lead the federal government group. Morche will …

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Former CACI SVP Jason Seibel Named CenturyLink Federal Operations Integration VP

Jason Seibel, formerly a senior vice president and division group manager at CACI International, has joined CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) as VP of operations integration for the federal solutions business. CenturyLink said Monday Seibel will oversee the company’s proposal and capture management, product design, program and project management, network operations, government services and support engineering functions in his new position. He …

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CenturyLink Adds SDN, NFV Services to DoD Fiber-Optic Network Project; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will deliver software-defined networking and network functions virtualization services as part of its Defense Research and Engineering Network III contract that looks to develop a fiber-optic network for the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the delivery of SDN and …

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CenturyLink Secures Senate Unified Communications System Management Contract; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2016 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has secured a potential seven-year, $26.6 million contract from the U.S. Senate’s sergeant-at-arms office to deploy, sustain, manage and operate a unified communications-as-a-service platform at 450 senate offices across 50 states, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will provide …

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Lockheed Vet Erich Sanchack to Join CenturyLink as Federal Sales SVP

Erich Sanchack, formerly vice president of competitive enhancements at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been named senior VP of federal sales at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) in a move that takes effect Nov. 1. CenturyLink said Tuesday he will succeed Tim Meehan, who will transition to a new role as VP of managed services sales and support at the Louisiana-based communications firm. …

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