Level 3 Completes 49 Mile Northern New Jersey Network Expansion

Dec 10, 2015, 08:00 ET from Level 3 Communications, Inc.

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 (NYSE: LVLT) has completed work on its 49 mile network expansion in Northern New Jersey, a high-tech center for innovation in the region. The expansion provides customers with secure access to Level 3's enhanced network capabilities and portfolio of data, security, video, voice and unified communications solutions.

Key Facts:

  • The 49 mile Northern New Jersey network expansion builds on Level 3's existing network in New Jersey, strengthening route diversity for business continuity and increasing capacity for streamlining operations
  • As a premier global provider, Level 3 supports the communications needs of enterprise, government and carrier customers in 500 markets spanning three continents and more than 60 countries

Key Quotes:

John Giambalvo, General Manager New Jersey, Level 3 Communications

As a company, we understand how important it is for enterprises to have safe, secure and reliable network connections that deliver faster solutions to move their businesses forward. Our investment and expanded network provides area enterprises with local network infrastructure and support alongside global connectivity, creating a gateway for information exchange across the region and around the world.

Paul Frank, Executive Vice President, New Jersey Technology Council

Our goal is to help businesses grow while supporting the region's tech, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem. This network expansion, and Level 3's continued investment in New Jersey, demonstrates how important our community and the businesses that operate here are to the global community.

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.

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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.

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