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Level 3 expands CDN offering

Level 3 has more than doubled its global CDN capacity and expanded its CDN service offering to six additional markets.

The provider’s CDN capacity has been expanded to 5.6Tbps from 2.15Tbps in late 2010 with CDN services now offered in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Medellin, Colombia; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; as well as Montreal and Toronto, Canada.

“Level 3 has the network platform and capabilities to deliver a truly scalable, efficient CDN that grows as our customers' businesses grow," said Anthony Christie, CMO for Level 3.

Level 3 has also said that it will continue to work to grow its deployments in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and North America.

CDN represented approximately 2% of Level 3’s core network services revenue in 2011.The company expects its CDN offering to continue to represent the same amount for 2012.