Global Crossing Delivers Connectivity Solutions to Eastern Europe

Builds New Points of Presence in Bulgaria, Romania and Slovakia

Oct 20, 2010, 03:00 ET from Global Crossing

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced it has expanded its premier IP-based global network to data center facilities in Sofia, Bulgaria; Bucharest, Romania; and Bratislava, Slovakia.  The expansion will enable each data center's tenants to easily access Global Crossing's network services to support their IP and data networking requirements.

Global Crossing services are delivered over its worldwide subsea and terrestrial systems at sustained availability levels of 99.998 percent to meet the capacity demands of today's data intensive businesses.  As new points of presence on the Global Crossing network, these data centers will give carrier and enterprise customers access to Global Crossing's IP Transit and Dedicated Internet Access services.  At these locations, Global Crossing can leverage its Tier 1 IP network to reach 100 percent of the Internet.  This investment helps the three data centers meet the growing disaster recovery requirements of local and regional businesses.

"As the needs of today's global businesses continue to evolve, our customers are demanding more flexible and efficient high-performance network solutions," said David Siegel, Global Crossing's vice president, IP Services product management.  "Global Crossing is always looking for ways to expand its 'on-net' footprint in key strategic locations.  We are delighted to be able to offer access to one of the largest Tier 1 ISPs globally to these important Eastern European business centers."  

About Global Crossing

Global Crossing (Nasdaq: GLBC) is a leading global IP and Ethernet solutions provider with the world's first integrated global IP-based network. The company offers a full range of data, voice and collaboration services with an industry leading customer experience and delivers service to approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as to 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs. It delivers converged IP services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries around the world. Please visit www.globalcrossing.com for more information about Global Crossing.

Statements in this press release about expected future events and financial results are forward-looking and subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially, including risks referenced from time to time in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Global Crossing undertakes no duty to update information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.

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