Data, voice, video and managed services

April 23rd, 2012, Published in Articles: EngineerIT

MWeb has concluded a strategic long-term agreement with Level 3 Communications, an international provider of fibre-based communications services, to exchange traffic to Level 3’s global IP network and content distribution network (CDN), bringing services, to South Africa and the Southern African region. Level 3 offers a comprehensive suite of data, voice, video and managed services leveraging a reliable, secure global network. It operates one of the world’s largest IP networks, a continuously upgradable platform, reaching more than 45 countries. As a result of the agreement, Level 3 CDN customers in the US, Europe and Latin America will have access to a new broadband market in South Africa. In addition, South African content providers will have the option to distribute their content across Level 3’s international networks. Level 3 has a strong history of commitment to global service providers and through its existing points of presence (PoP) sites in Marseille, France and more than 400 other PoP locations across Europe, the company allows for greater connectivity to the Middle East and Africa as well as more reliable and scalable IP network services.

Contact Cindy Nagel, MWeb Connect, Tel 021 596-8479, cnagel@mweb.com

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