Thursday, May 21, 2015

Comcast and Level 3 Reach Long-term Interconnection Agreement

Comcast and Level 3 Communications reached a new multi-year, bilateral interconnection agreement for exchanging Internet traffic between their networks.

The companies said the deal will help both companies meet their customers’ needs into the next decade and beyond.

“We are delighted to strengthen our relationship with Level 3. Today’s announcement reflects the important ways in which network participants exchange value in an innovative marketplace,” said John Schanz, chief network officer at Comcast Cable. “We place great value on our relationships with network partners like Level 3 and are continually seeking mutually beneficial, market-driven agreements that enhance value throughout the network.”

“We believe the agreement will benefit Level 3’s and Comcast’s customers for years to come,” said Jack Waters, chief technology officer for Level 3. “Our companies share the goal of enabling a growing, secure and resilient interconnection environment.”

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