Level 3 adds to fiber optic network in Westchester County, NY

Aug. 30, 2016
Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) says it has added a pair of fiber sub-loops to its fiber-optic network in Westchester County, NY. The new fiber cable infrastructure addresses increased demands from enterprise customers in the market for Level 3's product portfolio, business continuity disaster recovery (BCDR) services, and fiber path diversity.

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) says it has added a pair of fiber sub-loops to its fiber-optic network in Westchester County, NY. The new fiber cable infrastructure addresses increased demands from enterprise customers in the market for Level 3's product portfolio, business continuity disaster recovery (BCDR) services, and fiber path diversity.

The fiber network extensions include a 2.5-mile sub-loop from Tarrytown to Hawthorne and a 5-mile sub-loop through Purchase. Level 3 says the sub-loops will support 100G transmission rates for business internet and data as well as other services within the company's portfolio, such as SIP, security, cloud, and hybrid WAN. The sub-loops also offer an entryway to Level 3's global fiber-optic network, which extends more than 200,000 miles with connections in more than 60 countries and 500 cities.

"As a company, we understand how important it is for businesses to have safe, secure, and reliable network connections that deliver faster solutions to move their businesses forward. Our investment and expanded network provide businesses in Westchester County with local network infrastructure and support alongside global connectivity, creating a gateway for information exchange across the region and around the world," said Carl Bonitz, general manager New York, at Level 3.

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