Level 3 Lowers London–Frankfurt Latency

Fiber network provider Level 3 Communications has reduced the roundtrip delay on its ultra-low-latency route between London and Frankfurt, to provide high-frequency traders with faster connectivity to key trading venues in the cities—including the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse—by creating a more direct route between the two European financial centers.

The telecoms provider declines to disclose exact latency metrics to avoid setting a target for competitors, though officials say it has

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