Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT) is an international communications and information services company and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. The company operates one of the largest communications and Internet backbones in the world.
Level 3 (Nasdaq: LVLT) is an international communications and information services company and is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. The company operates one of the largest communications and Internet backbones in the world.Level 3 is one of the largest providers of wholesale dial-up service to ISPs in North America and is the primary provider of Internet connectivity for millions of broadband subscribers through its cable and DSL partners.The world`s largest telecom carriers all continue to use Level 3 services, as do the 10 largest U.S. Internet Service Providers, and the 10 largest European telecom carriers.The company offers a wide range of communications services over its approximately 23,000 mile broadband fiber optic network including Internet Protocol (IP) services, broadband transport, colocation services, and patented Softswitch-based managed modem and voice services. Services offered under the "Level 3 Communications" brand include:Internet access services, Managed modem dial-up services, Broadband transport, IP-centric voice services, Private packet-switched services, DSL Aggregation, Colocation, Metropolitan and intercity dark fiber.Based on the amount of Internet traffic on Level 3`s IP backbone, Level 3 is among the largest Internet carriers in the world. Through Level 3`s dial-up ISP customers, the company`s dial-up infrastructure is accessible to approximately 90% of the U.S. population. When a typical Internet user at home dials the Internet using a modem in the U.S., there is better than a one-in-three chance that their call is being completed within a Level 3 data center.