100,000 businesses in 600 cities have access to CenturyLink fiber-ready services

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) fiber-ready broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) are now available to 14,000 multi-tenant units (MTUs) in more than 600 cities, the company said.

CenturyLink is offering fiber-enabled service in hundreds of cities, including Phoenix, Denver, Seattle, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, Tucson, Colorado Springs, and Minneapolis/Saint Paul.

Targeted businesses have access to multiple wide-area network connections delivered over fiber, including multiprotocol label switching virtual private network (MPLS-VPN), metro Ethernet and the latest software-defined wide area network (CenturyLink SD-WAN) solution.

A high-speed, high-capacity fiber-enabled broadband connection can improve the performance of business software applications and IT operations, especially cloud-based functions like data storage and backup. Fiber connectivity also delivers the highest quality business hosted voice services, even when shared among multiple business locations.

CenturyLink is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions.