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Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The challenge of the wholesale segment is to reduce the cost of bandwidth distribution

CenturyLink closed 2019 with 18 data centers and 32,000 kilometers of fiber optic in Latin America. Leonardo Barbero, Senior VP and CMO for Latin America of the company, outlined this in dialogue with Convergencialatina, the focus of investment for 2020: in infrastructure, entering new countries and product lines.

CenturyLink closed 2019 with 18 data centers and 32,000 kilometers of fiber optic in Latin America. Four data centers are located in Argentina - in Chacarita, in the city of Buenos Aires; Rosario; Cordoba and Mendoza-. Leonardo Barbero, Senior VP and CMO for Latin America of CenturyLink, considered that in the wholesale sector, the cost of capacity for operational infrastructure is no longer a challenge for the region, but that the exchange value that presents the greatest challenges is the cost of distribution.

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