Level 3 Sweeps Capacity Media's 2013 Global Carrier Awards Reaffirms Global Industry Leadership in Wholesale Services
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it swept the 8th Global Carrier Awards 2013 in Amsterdam on Nov. 19, taking home three awards including Best Global Wholesale Carrier 2013, Best Latin American Wholesale Carrier 2013 and Best Marketing Team 2013.
Presenting the awards, Capacity Media's CEO Ros Irving described Level 3 as "one of the stand out companies at this year's global carrier awards."
The judges cited the commitment Level 3 had shown to serving the wholesale market through a range of developments across the globe, including Carrier Voice Cloud, a comprehensive security portfolio, and Enterprise Computing services in Latin America.
The judges panel continued, "Level 3 has shown favorable results from its acquisition of Global Crossing. It has also launched new data centers across the U.S., the U.K. and Latin America as part of a renewed response to bandwidth demands in the market."
Picking winners from a record 150 entrants was facilitated by a structured scoring regime designed to ensure maximum possible objectivity. Judge Professor Dieter Lange stated "the new marking system allows a very distinct evaluation of the carrier initiatives and ensures that all relevant aspects are taken into account."
The Global Carrier Awards have become the biggest and most prestigious awards event of the wholesale telecoms calendar. Now in its eighth year, 2013 attracted more entries and higher profile attendance than ever before with more than 300 of the most influential industry executives congregating at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam for the event.
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About Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in 55 countries over a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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