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Press Release -- October 26th, 2015
Source: Level 3 Communications
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Level 3’s Internet, Security, Video and IP Telephony Services Provided at Economic Organizations’ Annual Meetings LIMA 2015

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a request for a proposal, Level 3 Communications, Inc., (NYSE:LVLT, news, filings) provided communications services for the Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund which were co-organized with the Peruvian Government in Lima, Peru from October 5 through October 12, 2015.

The annual meetings are a significant international event for dialogue and discussion about the global economy and finance, development issues and economic growth policies. More than 10,000 attendees from 188 countries gathered for these meetings, including World Organizations' presidents; finance and development ministers; Central Banks' presidents, multilateral organizations; top executives of the private sector and members of the academia.

Key Services:

As part of the annual meetings the following services from Level 3's global product portfolio were provided:

  • High-capacity, Secure Internet Services - Attendees had access to IP communications via mobile phones, tablets, laptops and other devices. The services enabled video recordings and photographs, among other materials, to be sent in real-time by domestic and international media to their information hubs.
  • Managed Security Solutions – Level 3's security experts monitored the network to mitigate potential Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
  • International Connectivity for Data Transmission – Level 3 connected the event in Lima with organization headquarters in Washington D.C., establishing communication among the different service platforms, networks and applications.
  • Vyvx Platform – Level 3 used its Vyvx platform to stream live, High Definition video directly from Lima to the World Bank's and International Monetary Fund's headquarters in Washington DC.
  • International IP Telephony – Level 3 used its global footprint to deliver voice services to attendees' onsite.

Key Quotes:

Luis Ladera, Data and Internet Products Director for Level 3 in Peru

"Peru was responsible for hosting an extremely important worldwide event. To Level 3, being part of this significant event has been a very positive and valuable experience. Cooperation and coordinated teamwork with a wide scope of companies, world organizations and state agencies were keys for success."

Additional Resources

For more information on Level 3's advanced network and service offerings, visit http://www.level3.com/?cid=L3PRR-lima2015-level3.

About the Annual Meeting of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund

The Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) each year bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, and academics to discuss progress on the work of the IMF and the World Bank Group. Also featured are seminars, regional briefings, press conferences, and many other events focused on the global economy, international development, and the world's financial markets. This year's Annual Meetings events took place in Lima, Peru, October 9-11, 2015.

About Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit http://www.level3.com/ or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

© Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, Vyvx, Level 3 Communications, Level (3) and the Level 3 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 elsewhere. Any other service names, product names, company names or logos included herein are the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc.

The information contained under the caption "About the Annual Meeting of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund"has been provided by the Annual Meeting organizers, which is solely responsible for its content.

Forward-Looking Statement

Some statements made in this press release are forward-looking in nature and 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. Important factors that could prevent Level 3 from achieving its stated goals include, but are not limited to, the company's ability to: successfully integrate the tw telecom acquisition; manage risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; increase revenue from its services to realize its targets for financial and operating performance; maintain and increase traffic on its network; develop and maintain effective business support systems; manage system and network failures or disruptions; avert the breach of its network and computer system security measures; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; manage the future expansion or adaptation of its network to remain competitive; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage continued or accelerated decreases in market pricing for communications services; obtain capacity for its network from other providers and interconnect its network with other networks on favorable terms; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; successfully integrate future acquisitions; effectively manage political, legal, regulatory, foreign currency and other risks it is exposed to due to its substantial international operations; mitigate its exposure to contingent liabilities; and meet all of the terms and conditions of its 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.

Contact Information

Media:

Investors:

Ashley Pritchard

Mark Stoutenberg

+1 720-888-5950

+ 1 720-888-2518

ashley.pritchard@level3.com

mark.stoutenberg@level3.com

Paula Vivo

Latin America

+55 11-3957-2424

paula.vivo@level3.com

Level 3 Communications.

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