Valve, a global online gaming company, is working with Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) to upgrade its network infrastructure to include 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) Internet Service ports, the company said.
The upgrade is in response to the substantial rise in popularity of digital services and online games provided by Steam, Valve´s social entertainment and gaming platform. The new ports will give Valve the bandwidth necessary to continue providing an optimal experience as Steam´s audience size and usage expands.
Level 3 Communications 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.