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Brightspeed Transaction Resource Center

We recently announced the close of the sale of our ILEC (incumbent local exchange carrier) business in 20 states to Brightspeed.

If you are a Brightspeed customer with questions you can now contact the Brightspeed customer support team directly at 833-MYBRSPD (833-692-7773) or visit their support center at

Lumen has completed the sale of parts our network, including our local fiber and copper network, broadband-enabled homes and businesses, fiber- and copper-fed buildings, lit towers, and central offices in a 20 state region.

Lumen retains our national fiber routes on most networks in these states, which allows us to focus our investments on strengthening our national fiber network.


About the transaction

What Does Lumen Retain?

What Does Brightspeed's Parent Company Acquire?

~22mm Enabled Units

~7mm Enabled Units

2.9mm Fiber Enabled Units

0.2mm Fiber Enabled Units

3.2mm Broadband Subscribers

~1.2mm Broadband Subscribers

788k Fiber Subscribers

70k Fiber Subscribers



  • Brightspeed Customer Resource Center

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Oct. 3 Press Release
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  • Transaction Announcement
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