VoiceAmerica Selects Level 3 to Enable Global Radio Platform Level 3 Providing CDN Services to Expand and Enhance Live Streaming and On Demand Experience for VoiceAmerica Listeners

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it is providing content delivery network (CDN) services for VoiceAmerica, a producer of more than 300 original live Internet talk radio programs delivered on a weekly basis. Level 3's CDN services will help enable VoiceAmerica to deliver its online content to a more global audience.

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VoiceAmerica streams hundreds of live and on demand Internet radio programs per day, reaching three million listeners. With more than 250 on-air hosts, VoiceAmerica features a wide variety of talk show formats including sports, business, pop culture, health, hobbies and child-oriented programming.

"VoiceAmerica's popularity is rising across the globe, and in order to continue providing a superior streaming experience to a growing audience, we must have a CDN that can handle high demand and scale to meet our expansion needs," said Jeff Spenard, President of VoiceAmerica. "Level 3's suite of media delivery services and its extensive IP backbone allows us to seamlessly deliver our content to more browsers, mobile devices and listeners around the globe."  

"Level 3's global Internet backbone combined with its powerful CDN enables us to provide an exceptional streaming experience to every corner of the world," said Mark Taylor, vice president of Media and IP Services for Level 3. "We're pleased to provide the streaming platform that will give VoiceAmerica the foundation it needs to not only grow, but also continue to provide an exceptional user experience to an expanding audience." 

The Level 3 network is trusted by many leading entertainment and media companies to deliver content to audiences worldwide. The company's services are engineered to seamlessly deliver high-quality online content to end-users, allowing media companies to spend more time developing the best content possible and less time focusing on how to deliver it online.

For more information about Level 3's CDN offerings, visit www.level3.com/en/products-and-services/data-and-internet/cdn-content-delivery-network.

To learn more about VoiceAmerica's Internet radio offerings, visit www.voiceamerica.com.

About Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) 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 450 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

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Level 3 maintains a corporate website at www.level3.com, and you can find additional information about the company through the Investors pages on that website at http://lvlt.client.shareholder.com/.  Level 3 uses its website as a channel of distribution of important information about the company. Level 3 routinely posts financial and other important information regarding the company and its business, financial condition and operations on the Investor Relations web pages.

Visitors to the Investors Relations web pages can view and print copies of Level 3's SEC filings, including periodic and current reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, as soon as reasonably practicable after those filings are made with the SEC.

Copies of the charters for each of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Governance committees of Level 3's Board of Directors, its Corporate Governance Guidelines, Code of Ethics, press releases and analysts and investor conference presentations are all available through the Investor Relations web pages.

Please note that the information contained on any of Level 3's web sites is not incorporated by reference in, or considered to be a part of, any document unless expressly incorporated by reference in that document.

The information provided on the VoiceAmerica website referenced in this press release is provided by VoiceAmerica, 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 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.

Contact Information


Media:

Investors:

Francie Bauer

Mark Stoutenberg

720-888-5434

720-888-2518

Francie.Bauer@Level3.com 

Mark.Stoutenberg@Level3.com

SOURCE Level 3 Communications, Inc.



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