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What: Shares of fiber-optic network operator Level 3 Communications
So what: The deal should work to strengthen Level 3's core fiber-optic network business and increase its presence in Europe and Latin America. The company also has fresh growth hopes for its enterprise segment, with CEO James Crowe telling Reuters that it now has "1,000 sales people with the Global Crossing acquisition to sell that product not just to Netflix or Major League Baseball or HBO but to our entire market."
Now what: Expect more good things from Level 3. While the company competes with formidable foes like Akamai
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