BROOMFIELD, Colo., January 28, 2010
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT, news, filings) today announced that it has been selected as the exclusive provider of voice and high-bandwidth services for Multi-Point Communications, a global provider of customized audio and Web conferencing services.
Under the contract, Level 3 will provide dedicated Internet access, toll-free, voice-termination, private line and colocation services for Multi-Point's offices in Birmingham and Atlanta, which will allow the company to unify all of its communications services on Level 3's fiber-optic network.
"Our business is delivering highly reliable, cost-effective conferencing solutions and our communications services provider must meet our stringent demands," said Barbara Allen, president & CEO of Multi-Point. "We turned to Level 3 for its network performance, reliability and reach, which is extensive here in the Southeast."
Multi-Point Communications, based in Birmingham, Ala., is a certified "Woman-Owned Company" as acknowledged by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.
"We strive to understand the needs of customers like Multi-Point and are committed to delivering a network solution that exceeds their expectations," said Brian Dolan, Southeast regional vice president for Level 3's Business Markets Group. "By delivering outstanding services supported by a local sales and customer support team, we are demonstrating to customers throughout the country that we are the proven competitive alternative to the incumbents."
Level 3's Business Markets Group leverages the power of the company's extensive fiber-optic network, metro assets, and locally focused sales and sales support organization to deliver world-class services to enterprise customers and service providers throughout the United States.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery and voice. For more information, visit www.Level3.com.
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Some of the statements made in this press release are forward looking in nature. These statements are based on management's current expectations or beliefs. These forward looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside Level 3's control, which could cause actual events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements. The most important factors that could prevent Level 3 from achieving its stated goals include, but are not limited to, the current uncertainty in the global financial markets and the global economy; disruptions in the financial markets that could affect Level 3's ability to obtain additional financing; as well as the company's ability to: successfully integrate acquisitions; increase the volume of traffic on the network; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; develop effective business support systems; manage system and network failures or disruptions; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; and meet all of the terms and conditions of debt obligations. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Level 3's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors. Level 3 is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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