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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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Level 3’s Jeff Storey to Succeed Glen Post as CenturyLink CEO in 2019

Jeff Storey, president and CEO of Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), will serve as president, chief operating officer and board member at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once the Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications firm completes its planned $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. Storey will succeed CenturyLink CEO Glen Post, who will …

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Private Equity Consortium Wraps Up Purchase of CenturyLink’s Data Centers, Colocation Business

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has finalized the sale of its colocation business and 54 data centers to a consortium led by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners. CenturyLink said Tuesday it has secured net pre-tax proceeds valued at approximately $1.86 billion and assumed ownership of 10 percent minority stake in the newly created global security …

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Glen Post to Lead Senior Leadership Team of Future CenturyLink-Level 3 Combined Firm

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has named the executives that will form the senior leadership team of the future combined company that will result from its planned $34 billion purchase of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT). Glen Post III, CEO and president of CenturyLink, will lead the team as part of the …

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CenturyLink, Level 3 Get 4 Additional State Clearances for Planned $34B Merger

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) have received regulatory clearances in Maryland, Delaware, Hawaii and Washington, D.C., for the companies’ planned merger that was announced in October 2016. The approvals are in addition to the clearances the firms earlier received from the states of Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, Utah and …

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CenturyLink, Level 3 Shareholders OK $34B Merger Deal

Shareholders at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) have separately approved the deal originally announced in October 2016 for CenturyLink to buy Level 3 for approximately $34 billion in a cash-and-stock transaction. Holders of approximately 81.2 percent of all outstanding shares in Level 3 voted in favor of the merger …

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Level 3 Communications’ David Young: Govt Procurement to Evolve as Tech Changes

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2016 — David Young, vice president of federal government sales at Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday he believes government agencies will transition to more service-level agreements and company-owned/company-operated network environments. “It is interesting to see how the government will …

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DISA Awards $4B Telecom Network IDIQ to Eight GovCon Firms

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded eight companies spots on a $4.3 billion contract to develop telecommunications network services for defense information system transmission requirements. The companies will perform work outside of the continental U.S. through Dec. 20, 2025, if DISA exercises all options under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense …

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Level 3 Adds Hughes Managed Network Services on Networx Enterprise Offerings

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6,  2015 — Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) will include Hughes Network Systems‘ managed network services in its Networx Enterprise contract with the General Services Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Hughes said Wednesday the HughesON portfolio will now be available to federal agencies via the Networx Enterprise vehicle. About Executive Mosaic: Founded …

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Level 3 Seeks to Build DDoS Mitigation Service With Black Lotus Buy; Chris Richter Comments

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has acquired Distributed Denial of Service mitigation company Black Lotus for an undisclosed amount of cash as part of efforts to bolster the Level 3 security product portfolio. The company said Wednesday Black Lotus’ proxy-based technology will also add to the network-based Level 3 DDoS Mitigation scrubbing service. “Black Lotus’ proxy …

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