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Lumen Technologies Inc Ordinary Shares LUMN

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Reliance on Edge Computing Will Develop Slowly; Opportunity Modest for Infrastructure Providers

Matthew Dolgin, CFA Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Matthew Dolgin, CFA |

The potential of edge computing has caused excitement across multiple industries. We believe edge computing is relevant and real, but we don't believe it will upend historical network architectures or completely change the landscape for communications infrastructure businesses--towers, data centers, and network carriers.

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Company Profile

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With 450,000 route miles of fiber, including over 35,000 route miles of subsea fiber connecting Europe, Asia, and Latin America, Lumen Technologies is one of the United States’ largest telecommunications carriers serving global enterprises. Its merger with Level 3 further shifted the company’s operations toward businesses (over 70% of revenue) and away from its legacy consumer business. Lumen offers businesses a full menu of communications services, providing colocation and data center services, data transportation, and end-user phone and Internet service. On the consumer side, Lumen provides broadband and phone service across 37 states, where it has 4.5 million broadband customers.

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100 CenturyLink Drive
Monroe, LA, 71203
T +1 318 388-9000
Sector Communication Services
Industry Telecom Services
Most Recent Earnings Jun 30, 2021
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type High Yield
Employees 37,000

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