2014

Colorado Diversity Council Recognizes Level 3's Maggie Chan Jones as Top Influential Woman Leader Jones, SVP of North America Marketing, One of Nine Women Recognized in the State

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced Maggie Chan Jones, senior vice president of North America Marketing, is one of nine women to receive the Colorado Diversity Council's Most Powerful and Influential Women Award for 2014. The award highlights high-ranking female professionals in various industries who exhibit the tenacity it takes to excel in their fields of expertise.

"We are proud to award these noteworthy women with the Most Powerful and Influential Women Award," said Dennis Kennedy, Founder & CEO of the Colorado Diversity Council. "Their accomplishments blaze a path for the next generation of female leaders."

"I am humbled and honored to receive this award along with such talented and pioneering Colorado businesswomen," said Jones. "This award highlights the positive impact female leaders can have in their communities, and I look forward to continuing with my work at Level 3 to help pave the way for other women to achieve their goals and reach their leadership potential." 

As head of marketing for the North America region at Level 3 Communications, Jones is responsible for defining the company's regional marketing strategy, creating customer-focused marketing programs, and driving return on marketing investments to deliver financial results.

Before joining Level 3, Maggie spent more than seven years at Microsoft Corporation. Most recently, she was the marketing director of U.S. Cloud Services and Office 365. Her team led the launch and implementation of the Office 365 business in the United States. Prior to that role, Maggie held several leadership and global marketing positions in product marketing, product management, and channel strategy and development at Microsoft, Sun Microsystems and ADIC.

For more information about Level 3 Communications, visit www.level3.com.

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 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.

© Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, 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/or other countries. 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. 

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: 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.

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