According to the company, Lumen is an expression of a rekindled focus on helping customers leverage emerging technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution to deliver products such as smart cities, retail and industrial robotics, real-time virtual collaboration and automated factories, as well as power modern business applications that require high-performance networking and security.
“Our people are dedicated to furthering human progress through technology. Lumen is all about enabling the amazing potential of our customers, by utilizing our technology platform, our people, and our relationships with customers and partners,” said Jeff Storey, President and CEO of Lumen Technologies.
The company currently boasts of about 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, and also provides security, cloud solutions, voice, and managed services. The Lumen platform is now set to bring together, the company’s global fiber network infrastructure, edge cloud capabilities, and security, as well as communication and collaboration solutions to deliver application and data services.
In addition, Lumen unveiled Quantum Fiber, a digital platform for delivering fiber-based products and services to residents and small businesses. Quantum Fiber will leverage the power of Lumen’s fiber network and infrastructure.
“All of our futures will be driven by smart things, applications and digital services that use data for transformational purposes. To serve this colossal need and further human progress through technology, we have launched Lumen and are delivering our technology through the Lumen Platform, a platform for amazing things,” said Shaun Andrews, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Lumen.
As announced, the legal name of CenturyLink, Inc. is expected to be formally changed to Lumen Technologies, Inc. upon the satisfaction of all legal and regulatory requirements. Also, the company stock ticker will change from CTL to LUMN, effective with the opening of the trading day on September 18, 2020.