CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that fiber-ready broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) are now available to 47,000 small to large business customers in 2,533 multi-tenant unit (MTU) office buildings in Arizona, including more than 810 MTUs in the Phoenix metro area.
With 25 percent of the world’s economy expected to be digital by 2020, according to Accenture’s January 2016 Digital Economic Value Index, CenturyLink is pleased to offer MTU-based businesses gigabit service with symmetrical upload and download speeds of 1 Gbps, as well as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), cloud-based services and managed IT solutions.
“Arizona continues to be a desirable place to live and conduct business,” said Chris Denzin, vice president of Arizona operations, CenturyLink. “By offering fiber-ready services to multi-tenant unit office buildings across the state, businesses of all sizes can quickly and easily gain access to our powerful network to meet their increasing technology demands, as well as utilize CenturyLink for affordable and scalable business solutions.”
“CenturyLink’s continued investment in its world-class network infrastructure is helping Arizona maintain its standing as one of the best states for business,” said Glenn Hamer, Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry president and CEO. “With easy access to high-speed connectivity, the state can entice more corporate headquarters, while also offering small and midsized businesses the tools needed to successfully navigate a complex and rapidly changing technology environment.”
Businesses within buildings now have access to multiple wide-area network connections delivered over fiber, including multiprotocol label switching virtual private network (MPLS-VPN), metro Ethernet and the latest software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution. A high-speed, high-capacity fiber-enabled broadband connection delivers the highest quality business hosted voice and cloud-based solutions, even when shared among multiple business locations.
Business customers can visit www.centurylink.com/phoenix to learn more about CenturyLink’s fiber-based services in Arizona, including symmetrical speeds up to 1 Gbps, and to determine if service is available at their location.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.