Last week, I asked for your help: "Level 3 Communications
And just in time for Valentine's Day, many of my readers did explain why they love Level 3. Here's what I found out:
The No. 1 love potion in Level 3's brew is its enormous bundle of installed fiber-optic cables. "If demand ever skyrockets, they should capitalize big time," says Mr. Gordon Huber, noting that Google
I can see your point, folks. Level 3 does own a metric boatload of fiber networks. Through recent initiatives like content delivery services that make Level 3 a competitor to Akamai Technologies
If your investing thesis rests with growing Internet traffic, I think you'd be better off with Google, Akamai, or Cisco Systems
So thanks for the clarification, everybody, and forgive me if I'm still not convinced. Level 3 is swimming in debt and capital expenses, and we have so many ways to invest in what Level 3 is good at without assuming all the risk with which it is saddled. That's my opinion -- feel free to share your own in the comment box below.