Global Crossing was a telecommunications company that provided computer networking services worldwide and operated a tier 1 carri…
Global Crossing was a telecommunications company that provided computer networking services worldwide and operated a tier 1 carrier. It maintained a large backbone network and offered transit and peering links, Virtual private network, leased lines, audio and video conferencing, long distance telephone, managed services, dialup, colocation and VoIP. Its customer base ranged from individuals to large enterprises and other carriers, with emphasis on higher-margin layered services such as managed services and VoIP with leased lines. Its core network delivered services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries.
- Founded: 1997
- Revenue: $2.54 billion USD (2009)
- Headquarters: Hamilton, Bermuda
- CEO: John Legere
- Founders: Gary Winnick · Jonathan Heiliger
- Subsidiaries: Global Crossing North America, Inc. · Frontier Telephone of Rochester· Frontier Communications of Mondovi · Frontier Communications of Breezewood · Impsat Fiber Networks Inc · Global Crossing Local Services Inc