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Press Release -- November 22nd, 2010
Source: Level 3 Communications
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Level 3 Improves Efficiency of Disaster Recovery Solutions for RestorePoint

RestorePoint Uses Level 3’s DIA Service to Enhance Network Data Transmission, Increase Productivity

BROOMFIELD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT, news, filings) today announced that it has signed an agreement with RestorePoint, Inc., a provider of disaster recovery and data protection solutions, to enhance that company’s data transmission rate with Level 3’s dedicated Internet access (DIA) service.

Based in Alpharetta, Ga., RestorePoint offers data back-up and recovery solutions for enterprises requiring operational resiliency. The company will use Level 3’s Internet access service to improve the transmission rate of large amounts of data, consequently lowering operational costs and increasing customer productivity. RestorePoint selected Level 3 due to its service support and network performance.

“Network connection and efficiency are integral to the value we offer our enterprise customers,” said Jeff Brathall, president of RestorePoint. “We have seen increasing demand for high-quality solutions in disaster recovery, and working with Level 3 improves our ability to offer efficient, cost-effective solutions.”

“With the growing reliance on digital systems for critical business applications, enterprises require reliable, high-speed access to their organizations’ vital data at all times — particularly in times of crisis,” said Andrew Crouch, president of Sales for Level 3. “We are pleased to work with RestorePoint to enable their enterprise customers to benefit from more efficient disaster recovery solutions.”

Level 3 leverages its extensive fiber-optic network, metro assets and a 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

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Forward-Looking Statement

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: increase and maintain the volume of traffic on the network; successfully integrate acquisitions; develop effective business support systems; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage system and network failures or disruptions; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; adapt to rapid technological changes that lead to further competition; 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.

Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Jon Paul McLeary, 720-888-3244
Mark Stoutenberg, 720-888-2518

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