Level 3 Named to Streaming Media's List of "One Hundred Companies that Matter Most in Online Video in 2013"
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it has been recognized on Streaming Media's annual list of "One Hundred Companies that Matter Most in Online Video."
The list comprises 100 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today, as judged by Streaming Media's editorial and publishing staff. More than 250 companies were in the running.
"As the number of companies in our space has grown, we've narrowed the purview of the Streaming Media 100 to focus exclusively on what we call 'the enablers,'" said Streaming Media editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen. "The companies in the Streaming Media 100 are the technology leaders and innovators that make it possible for video publishers in all verticals - entertainment, education, enterprise and government - to get their content to their viewers efficiently and effectively, and to maximize ROI to boot."
"Level 3 is honored to be recognized by Streaming Media as a top company in online video enablement," said Mark Taylor, vice president of Media and IP Services at Level 3. "Level 3 prides itself on its ability to quickly and efficiently move, store and deliver video content on a worldwide scale. We believe that the value of our operational excellence as a global network operator, along with our video expertise, allows us to deliver the right experience, at scale, for growing content businesses."
For more information on Level 3's advanced network and service offerings, visit www.level3videocloud.com.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications (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. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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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 Global Crossing acquisition or otherwise realize the anticipated benefits thereof; manage risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; 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; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage the future expansion or adaptation of its network to remain competitive; 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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