Buccaneers Add Level 3 as Global Network Provider Multi-Year Business-to-Business Agreement to Give Buccaneers' Locations Faster Connectivity
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Level 3 is contracted to serve as the team's global business-to-business internet network service provider at both Raymond James Stadium and the club's headquarters, One Buccaneer Place.
"The addition of Level 3 as a team sponsor highlights the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' passion for innovation," said Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer. "We have always been dedicated to forward-thinking initiatives, and Level 3 will provide our team with the technology necessary to continue as league leaders. The relationship between the Buccaneers and Level 3 is very exciting for all involved."
"Level 3 is proud to work with the Buccaneers to provide a secure network solution that not only provides the network to interconnect their key locations, but also is a critical component of improving the customer experience at the stadium," said Karl Strohmeyer, Group Vice President of North America Enterprise at Level 3. "The Buccaneers will only have to look to one provider to deliver more bandwidth than they had before, which simplifies their operations and gives them the speed they need to conduct their business and deliver a great experience."
For more information on Level 3's advanced network and service offerings, visit www.level3.com.
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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 55 countries over a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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