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Telecom firms thrive in a Rocky Mountain high

Level 3 Communications started out small, spinning off from an Omaha, Neb.-based construction company in 1998. Back then, it was installing fiber optics for other telecommunication companies. Today, it is an $8 billion global telecom company, serving 60 countries worldwide. It has 10 million fiber miles and 50,000 global customers — and is just one […]

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Telecom firms thrive in a Rocky Mountain high

Level 3 Communications started out small, spinning off from an Omaha, Neb.-based construction company in 1998. Back then, it was installing fiber optics for other telecommunication companies. Today, it is an $8 billion global telecom company, serving 60 countries worldwide. It has 10 million fiber miles and 50,000 global customers — and is just one […]


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