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Press Release -- December 6th, 2010
Source: Level 3 Communications
Tags: Content Delivery, Exchange, VoIP

Callx Selects Level 3 to Enhance Voice Services and Network Reach

BROOMFIELD, Colo., December 06, 2010

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT, news, filings) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Callx Communications, a communications services provider for voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solutions, to enhance that company’s voice capabilities using Level 3’s voice termination services.

Level 3’s domestic and international voice termination services will enable Callx to improve the quality and network reach of its voice services. Based in Scarsdale, N.Y., Callx offers voice broadcasting, prepaid calling cards, wholesale voice termination and telecom platform consulting and will use Level 3’s voice termination services to supply their customers with first-rate VoIP solutions.

“Callx is dedicated to providing its customers with a superior experience in voice services, and Level 3’s network and voice termination services enable us to do just that,” said Noel Garside, CEO for Callx. “Level 3’s quality in voice services is a key market differentiator, and we are pleased to work with them to offer our customers premium voice solutions.”

“Leveraging advanced fiber-optic cable and an extensive footprint, our efficient IP network provides an excellent backbone for next-generation voice solutions,” said Andrew Crouch, president of Sales for Level 3. “Reliable voice termination is a distinguishing feature for Level 3 and an essential building block to providing high-quality VoIP services. Level 3 was chosen due to its reliable and efficient network, voice quality and superior cost structure, and we are delighted that Callx is able to use our voice solutions to enhance its portfolio of services.”

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 www.level3.com.

© Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, Level 3 Communications and the Level 3 Communications Logo are either registered service marks or service marks of Level 3 Communications, LLC and/or one of its Affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Level 3 services are provided by wholly owned subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. Any other service names, product names, company names or logos included herein are the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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.

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