CenturyLink in Advanced Talks to Merge With Level 3 Communications - Interweb is doomed

Jared Geiger jared at compuwizz.net
Fri Oct 28 19:57:28 UTC 2016


Savvis 3561 still exists on Centurylink's side too. 6 networks down to 1
... How much of that fiber for each network was running in the same conduit
to begin with anyway?

Centurylink
Qwest
Savvis

Level3
Global Crossing
TWTC

On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 12:24 PM, joel jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:

> On 10/28/16 12:18 PM, Mel Beckman wrote:
> > Level3 hasn't even finished migrating its TWTelecom customers to the L3
> AS yes, and it's been years. So I don't think you can expect any faster
> transition for CL.
> 3549 still exists...
> >  -mel beckman
> >
> >> On Oct 28, 2016, at 2:16 PM, Timothy Lister <incudie at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> So if this went through, how would it happen? Does 3356 (L3) absorb
> 209's
> >> (CL) infrastructure and slowly make customers change their peering
> config
> >> to hit 3356 instead?
> >>
> >> You make a good point, I have at least a couple clients that peer to
> both
> >> providers for redundancy. One of which just recently signed an agreement
> >> with CenturyLink for the sole purpose of fail over.
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> Re: CenturyLink in Advanced Talks to Merge With Level 3 Communications -
> >> Interweb is doomed
> >> From: Jima <nanog at jima.us>
> >> To: <nanog at nanog.org>
> >>>>> On 10/27/2016 12:36, Nevin Gonsalves via NANOG wrote:
> >>>>> :-)
> >> http://www.wsj.com/articles/centurylink-in-advanced-talks-
> to-merge-with-level-3-communications-1477589011
> >>
> >>
> >> This is great! Except for all of their mutual customers who had circuits
> >> from both for redundancy. (See also: Level 3's and TWTC's mutual
> >> customers, and probably a long list of other M&A I'm not thinking of
> >> off-hand.)
> >>
> >> OK, I lied about it being great anyway.
> >>
> >>      Jima
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> Re: CenturyLink in Advanced Talks to Merge With Level 3 Communications -
> >> Interweb is doomed
> >> From: Jima <nanog at jima.us>
> >> To: <nanog at nanog.org>
>
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