Infrastructure expansion in France, Switzerland and Spain provides enterprise customers with greater broadband speed and availability
LONDON, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 4th Industrial Revolution continues to accelerate business demand for high-speed broadband and presence in the cloud, Lumen Technologies (NYSE:
These strategic network expansions put high-performance fibre closer to end users to deliver faster connections, lower latency and enhanced security, for an exceptional customer experience. The infrastructure extends fibre reach in and between major hubs of business and finance, bringing connectivity to new cities and providing dense coverage in key areas to connect multiple enterprise buildings and third-party data centres to the robust Lumen network.
In France and Switzerland, Lumen increased its footprint with the construction of a unique new fibre route of more than 300 km between Lyon, France and Geneva, Switzerland, connecting three new cities, Grenoble, Chambéry and Annecy. The length of the national Lumen network rings is approximately 5,600 km in France and 680 km in Switzerland.
In Spain, Lumen completed its national fibre ring by adding a new segment of more than 280 km between the city of Salou and the French border. Additionally, Lumen built a new metro network in Barcelona and connected to the MAREA transatlantic subsea cable landing station in Sopelana. The national Lumen network ring in Spain is approximately 1,700 km.
"Our new fibre infrastructure investments in Europe demonstrate the continued commitment that Lumen has to this market, and to powering the next wave of growth and innovation for customers in the 4th Industrial Revolution," said Annette Murphy, managing director, EMEA, Lumen Technologies. "Companies are facing new challenges that require them to harness massive amounts of data at almost unimaginable speeds. The agile, reliable and secure Lumen network helps customers to leverage their data and adopt next-gen apps to unleash their business potential and deliver amazing digital experiences."
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