More Latin American Investment for Level 3

November 18th, 2013 by · Leave a Comment

There have been lots of contract announcements for Level 3 in Latin America this year, but in a release today Level 3 has detailed its recent network expansion projects in the region as well. They’ve been investing to meet the growing demand for IP solutions in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela. 

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  • Argentina: upgraded rings in Buenos Aires’ Macro/Microcenter and an expanded MetroE network.
  • Brazil: national backbone expansion, new metro routes in Porto Alegre, additional capacity in Rio de Janeiro’s Botafogo and Barra neighborhoods, upgrades on the Curitiba-SaoPaulo-Rio de Janeiro route, and additional submarine capacity between Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro
  • Colombia: general extended network coverage
  • Venezuela: fiber deployment in the Chuao and La Salle urban areas, expanded capacity at Gateway La Urbina in Caracas

Latin American growth has been one of the company’s undeniably bright spots in recent years.  But of late we have started to see improvements in their North American outlook

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