BROOMFIELD, USA: Level 3 Communications Inc. announced an agreement with the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT). Under the terms of the agreement, PLDT will use Level 3’s landing station connectivity at the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable system – a key communications link between the two continents.
Level 3’s services provide a diverse and scalable extension of the PLDT pan-Asian network to carry voice, data and video traffic in the United States.
“As broadband and wireless communications continue to grow, PLDT faces increasing demands for network connectivity and performance,” said Genaro C. Sanchez, vice president of International Network Operations for PLDT. “Level 3 offers the global network connectivity and scalability to ensure that we continue to meet our goal of greater efficiency, cost savings and innovation – today and in the years to come.”
Cable landing station connectivity provides a critical component of the global network architecture for international carriers. The Level 3 network offers multiple options for cable landing station connectivity that enable cost-effective and reliable transmission of subsea cable traffic.
“In an increasingly connected world, Level 3 provides reliable network infrastructure and services for global carriers to extend their networks around the world,” said Andrew Crouch, president of Wholesale Markets for Level 3. “Level 3 is proud to support PLDT as they continue to transform their next generation network and set new standards for global communications.”