CenturyLink completes G.fast North American deployment

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), a broadband services provider in the United States, has installed G.fast technology in Platteville, Wis., resulting in a large G.fast deployment in North America, the company said.

The company said using existing copper and internal coaxial cable infrastructure, it installed G.fast technology in 44 multi-dwelling units (MDUs) to provide internet speeds of up to 500 Mbps and higher to nearly 800 apartments in Platteville.

In 2015, CenturyLink deployed fiber-to-the-premises technology to the majority of residential and business customers in Platteville to upgrade the CenturyLink Televideo TV service to CenturyLink Prism TV service.

CenturyLink is a global communications company, offering network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia.