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The combined company of CenturyLink and Level(3) has one of the largest networks in the world.

The combined company of CenturyLink and Level 3 is a patchwork of data centers that span over Europe, North America, and Latin America. The data centers came through acquisitions that include Global Crossing (2011) and TW Telecom (2014).

A Timeline of Level 3 Acquisitions

  • 2020: CenturyLink rebrands as Lumen Technologies
  • 2017: CenturyLink acquired Level 3's data centers and network for $34 billion
  • 2015: Black Lotus (for Level3's DDoS mitigation product)
  • 2014 Level 3 acquired TW Telecom for $5.7 billion
  • 2012 Level 3 acquired Voxility
  • 2011 Level 3 acquired Global Crossing (GX) for $2.0 Billion
  • 2007: Level(3) acquired Broadwing for $1.4 billion
  • 2006: Level(3) acquired Progress Telecom for $137 million
  • 2006: Level3 acquired Looking Glass Networks for $96 million
  • 2006: Level3 acquired Telcove (Adelphia Business Solutions) for $1.2 billion
  • 2006: Level3 acquired ICG Communications for $163 million
  • 2005: Level 3 acquired WilTel for $680 million
  • 2002: Level3 acquired Genuity for $242 million
  • Operating 278 data centers in 122 markets.
  • Their largest faciilty is Lumen Atlanta 2.
  • The company has 0 sites under construction.

278 Facilities Owned

121 Markets Served

Lumen Technologies Data Center Map

Lumen Technologies Locations

Lumen Albany 4

Lumen Albany 4

Located in Albany

The site was a former TW Telecom facility Level3 acquired in 2014.

Lumen Bandon 1

Lumen Bandon 1

Located in Oregon

Also known as the Bandon Cable Landing Station for the FASTER cable system

Lumen Technologies Data Center Photos

Exterior of Level3's Premier London Facility
Posted in Level3 London (Goswell)

Aerial View of the Rear of the Goswell Facility
Posted in Level3 London (Goswell)

11 North Pearl in Albany
Posted in Lumen Albany 3 (11 N Pearl)

Satellite View of 4000 Chester
Posted in Lumen Cleveland (4000 Chester)
Source: Google Maps

Industrial Exterior
Posted in Lumen Lansing

Legacy Level3 facility only has DC Power
Posted in Lumen Stratford 1

Outside of 1201 Main Street Dallas
Posted in Lumen Dallas 3


Name Date Added Description
colocation-portfolio-overview-po150389 November 2015

CenturyLink Colocation Product Overview (2015)