News and opinions regarding the October 31, 2016 announcement that CenturyLink has acquired Broomfield's Level 3 Communication in a $34B deal
Official company news release says that the new company will be the second largest domestic communications provider serving global enterprise customers
The Denver Post: "Combined company will have Monroe, La., HQ, but details on local employment impact are scant"
The Seattle Times: "CenturyLink-Level 3 deal would create more formidable rival to AT&T. The $25 billion deal would create one of the largest communications providers for businesses."
Bloomberg Markets: "CenturyLink to Buy Level 3 for $34 Billion in Cash, Stock"
Data Center Knowledge: "CEO: Level 3 Deal Doesn’t Affect CenturyLink Data Center Strategy Review"
Fortune: "Level 3 Deal Probably Won't Make CenturyLink a Bigger Cloud Contender"
Fierce Telecomm: "CenturyLink acquisition of Level 3 would bring additional conduit, reduce fiber installation costs"
Market Realist: "How Much Can CenturyLink Change with Level 3 in Its Portfolio?"
The Motley Fool: "Why CenturyLink, YRC Worldwide, and Baker Hughes Slumped Today
Even though the market didn't move much, these stocks fell sharply."
Market Watch: "Level 3's stock surges after CenturyLink buyout deal confirmed"