Level 3 to Be Primary Provider of Bandwidth for Yahoo! Broadcast

Enhanced Yahoo! Site Features Interactive Video, Streaming Audio and Other

Broadband Media Content



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Level 3 Communications, Inc.

    BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Level
 3 Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:   LVLT) today announced an agreement with Yahoo!
 Inc. (Nasdaq:   YHOO), a leading global Internet communications, commerce and
 media company, to serve as the primary provider of bandwidth for Yahoo!(R)
 Broadcast (http://broadcast.yahoo.com), an enhanced broadband multimedia site
 unveiled today at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las
 Vegas.  Yahoo! Broadcast is an enhanced rich media destination where consumers
 can easily access interactive audio, video and other multimedia content from
 leading providers in real time and on-demand.
     "We're pleased to work with Yahoo! to serve as the primary provider of
 bandwidth for this innovative broadband content site," said Kevin O'Hara,
 president and chief operating officer for Level 3.  "This is a good example of
 how the Level 3 Network is enabling companies like Yahoo! to provide consumers
 with rich media content.  We look forward to helping Yahoo! provide the
 highest level Internet experience for their customers."
 
     About Level 3 Communications
     Level 3 (Nasdaq:   LVLT) is a global communications and information services
 company offering a wide selection of services including IP services, broadband
 transport, colocation services and the industry's first Softswitch based
 services.  Level 3 offers services primarily to communications intensive
 companies that deliver their services over the Level 3 Network.  Its Web
 address is www.Level3.com.
 
     Yahoo! and the Yahoo! logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
 Yahoo! Inc.  All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
 their respective owners.
 
     Some of the statements made by Level 3 in this press release are
 forward-looking in nature.  Actual results may differ materially from those
 projected in forward-looking statements.  Level 3 believes that its primary
 risk factors include, but are not limited to:  substantial capital
 requirements; development of effective internal processes and systems; the
 ability to attract and retain high quality employees; changes in the overall
 economy; technology; the number and size of competitors in its markets; law
 and regulatory policy; and the mix of products and services offered in the
 company's target markets.  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 release should be evaluated in
 light of these important factors.
 
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SOURCE Level 3 Communications, Inc.
    BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Level
 3 Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:   LVLT) today announced an agreement with Yahoo!
 Inc. (Nasdaq:   YHOO), a leading global Internet communications, commerce and
 media company, to serve as the primary provider of bandwidth for Yahoo!(R)
 Broadcast (http://broadcast.yahoo.com), an enhanced broadband multimedia site
 unveiled today at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las
 Vegas.  Yahoo! Broadcast is an enhanced rich media destination where consumers
 can easily access interactive audio, video and other multimedia content from
 leading providers in real time and on-demand.
     "We're pleased to work with Yahoo! to serve as the primary provider of
 bandwidth for this innovative broadband content site," said Kevin O'Hara,
 president and chief operating officer for Level 3.  "This is a good example of
 how the Level 3 Network is enabling companies like Yahoo! to provide consumers
 with rich media content.  We look forward to helping Yahoo! provide the
 highest level Internet experience for their customers."
 
     About Level 3 Communications
     Level 3 (Nasdaq:   LVLT) is a global communications and information services
 company offering a wide selection of services including IP services, broadband
 transport, colocation services and the industry's first Softswitch based
 services.  Level 3 offers services primarily to communications intensive
 companies that deliver their services over the Level 3 Network.  Its Web
 address is www.Level3.com.
 
     Yahoo! and the Yahoo! logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
 Yahoo! Inc.  All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of
 their respective owners.
 
     Some of the statements made by Level 3 in this press release are
 forward-looking in nature.  Actual results may differ materially from those
 projected in forward-looking statements.  Level 3 believes that its primary
 risk factors include, but are not limited to:  substantial capital
 requirements; development of effective internal processes and systems; the
 ability to attract and retain high quality employees; changes in the overall
 economy; technology; the number and size of competitors in its markets; law
 and regulatory policy; and the mix of products and services offered in the
 company's target markets.  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 release should be evaluated in
 light of these important factors.
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X17852679
 
 SOURCE  Level 3 Communications, Inc.