Level 3 Becomes Platinum Sponsor of South Florida Technology Alliance

Jun 30, 2010, 11:15 ET from South Florida Technology Alliance

MIAMI and FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA), the region's leading technology organization, today announced that Level 3, a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services, has become a 2010-2011 Platinum sponsor. The Platinum sponsorship will enable Level 3's South Florida team to share with SFTA's members its knowledge and expertise in advanced communications services, including Internet protocol services, metro and longhaul transport, content and video delivery and data and voice services.

As one of the world's top three Internet traffic carriers, Level 3 provides the network infrastructure that enables businesses, wholesalers, and governments to seamlessly transport critical global communications.

"While much of the telecommunications industry is focused on the consolidation of support services, Level 3 is dedicated to focusing on a local approach with its customers," said Joe Monaco, Level 3's Southeast general manager. "The global reach of our network is complemented by our regional assets to provide a local approach to network services and customer support. We believe that supporting the South Florida Technology Alliance is a natural fit for our business strategies, and we are proud to support their industry efforts."

The South Florida Technology Alliance is dedicated to promoting the growth, success, and awareness of the regional technology community. SFTA provides an active forum for members to participate in a vibrant network of innovative technology partners.

"We are proud to receive the support of Level 3, which has established itself as one of only six Tier 1 Internet providers in the world," said Albert Maggio, SFTA's President. "Level 3's platinum-level sponsorship demonstrates its commitment to South Florida's technology community. It's through the intellectual and financial contributions of our sponsors and members that we can continue to nurture and expand South Florida's technology ecosystem."

About Level 3

Level 3 Communications, Inc. is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery and voice. For more information, visit www.Level3.com.

About the South Florida Technology Alliance

With more than 11 years of leadership as the region's most effective technology organization, the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the South Florida technology community. Its member roster includes South Florida's leading high-tech, high-growth companies. Through events, networking, programs and education, the SFTA provides South Florida's technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology. For more information about the South Florida Technology Alliance, visit www.SouthFloridaTech.org.  


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