Level 3 spreads CDN wings

Level 3 Communications has expanded its content delivery services in key markets by establishing new points of presence in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
The expansion, which will be completed by the end of 2013, focuses on regions with fast-growing broadband populations, the company said. Level 3 is expanding to key internet hubs that attract a combination of local and global enterprises.
In Asia, the company has expanded its presence in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Japan, and Singapore.
Mark Taylor, vice president of Media and IP Services at Level 3 said, “Level 3 has a strategic focus around growing its content delivery network to address the ever-increasing globalization and mobility of entertainment, news and sports content.”
Level 3 reported its quarterly earnings Oct. 30, which showed that its CDN revenue grew 37% in the third quarter of 2013 compared to the same quarter in 2012.