Century Link Increases Fiber To Tower Build In 2013Comments Off on Century Link Increases Fiber To Tower Build In 2013
Tuesday, August 13th, EVP and CFO of CenturyLink, Stewart Ewing, spoke at the Oppenheimer 16th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference. He discussed their key strategic initiatives and their focus on fiber to the tower.
“We’re building fiber to as many towers as possible in our service areas. During the second quarter, we’ve completed about 1,150 fiber to the tower builds for a total of 16,700 over our footprint. We currently expect to build fiber to 4 or 5,000 towers in 2013 and should end the year with fiber to about 19,000 to 20,000 towers,” Ewing shared at the conference.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The Company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers.