Level 3 Communications has been selected by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to provide voice and data communications services. Level 3 is delivering services under the Washington Interagency Telecommunications Services 3 (WITS3) contract for federal agencies operating within the National Capital Region.

Under the terms of the agreement, Level 3 will provide connectivity for data transmission between 10 metropolitan sites, including USCG headquarters in Washington, D.C., and their main Telecommunications and Information Systems Command location in Alexandria, VA. In addition, Level 3 will provide voice services at each site to support day-to-day operations.

Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, co-location, voice and content delivery. (A Goldman Sachs report mentioned Level 3 for content delivery. (For more, click here).

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The FCC adopted a NPRM seeking comment on how to maximize efficient use of the 500MHz of mid-band spectrum available in the 12.2-12.7GHz band. The hope of the proceeding is to further a conversation as to

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