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Press Release -- September 1st, 2010
Source: Global Crossing
Tags: Ethernet, Exchange, Telepresence, Video

Global Crossing Announces 4,000 Video Conference Suites

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ — At a virtual trade show entitled “Collaborate NOW!”, Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced connectivity to 4,000 executive video suites that enables enterprises to conduct business via high-quality video conferencing tools while removing geographic constraints and significant travel expenses.The suites are located throughout the world and include more than 500 high-definition public video conference rooms and 400 court reporting facilities through Global Crossing’s expanded agreement with Affinity VideoNet, Inc.  The agreement expands Global Crossing’s suite of high-quality comprehensive video conferencing services to customers worldwide.

“Affinity has been providing quality public video conference rooms for nearly two decades,” said Debra Swann, Global Crossing’s vice president of marketing.  “Through our extended agreement, our customers have access to thousands of public rooms around the world where they can access our award-winning video conferencing services.  Global Crossing’s collaboration solutions bring teams together instantaneously to help keep organizations competitive in a global economy while maximizing efficiencies, controlling costs and improving productivity.”

The extended agreement with Affinity VideoNet complements Global Crossing’s recent launch of a telepresence solution for high-quality virtual meetings with Teliris, an innovative leader in immersive telepresence meetings.  Click here to read that announcement.

The Collaborate NOW! virtual trade show features a keynote presentation on the latest in business video applications by Henry Dewing, principal analyst with independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc.  Other presentations, including a recording of the keynote, are available on demand for 90 days and can be accessed here:  Collaborate NOW!


Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) is a leading global IP and Ethernet solutions provider with the world’s first integrated global IP-based network.  The company offers a full range of data, voice and collaboration services with an industry leading customer experience and delivers service to approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as to 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs.  It delivers converged IP services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries around the world.

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Statements in this press release about expected future events and financial results are forward-looking and subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially, including risks referenced from time to time in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Global Crossing undertakes no duty to update information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.

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