Level 3 and Workonline collaborate to enable enhanced network connectivity in Africa
Communications companies to outline joint capabilities at Africacom (November 11-13, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa)
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT), a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers, is collaborating with Workonline Communications to provide enhanced network connectivity in Africa.
Workonline, based in South Africa, is an innovative pan-African service provider of fibre-based connectivity services. By working with Level 3, the company will be able to provide seamless connectivity to its customers outside South Africa via Level 3’s global network, using network-to-network interfaces (NNIs) in Cape Town, Johannesburg and London. Level 3 will be able to access new network opportunities provided by Workonline, particularly in metro areas in the Africa region.
“Our goal is to provide our clients with innovative and cost-effective solutions on a global scale, whilst maintaining the highest standards of design, build and deployment,” said Edward Lawrence, Commercial Director, Workonline Communications. “By collaborating with Level 3, we will be able to improve our ability to provide our clients in the Africa region with further connectivity into key markets in Europe, North America and globally.”
“By utilising Workonline’s network connectivity, particularly in metro areas in South Africa, we have a very cost-effective and reliable access partner to serve our customers’ main economic centres in South Africa,” said Jos Martens, Director, EMEA Growth Programs, Level 3 Communications.
Level 3 and Workonline will be outlining details of the benefits of the collaboration to attendees at Africacom (November 11-13, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa).
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3’s comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
About Workonline Communications
Workonline was founded in 2006 and is a privately-owned, innovative pan-African network service provider, headquartered in South Africa. It offers a wide range of fibre-based communication services to the global wholesale and enterprise markets with a unique approach of tailoring solutions to fit the requirements of each project it undertakes. For more information visit www.workonline.co.za or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.