Etisalat Rides Level 3 Into Europe

Middle East's largest operator augments mobile and fixed-line broadband connectivity

June 1, 2011

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LONDON -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:LVLT - News) today announced the expansion of its relationship with Etisalat, one of the world's largest telecommunications companies. Level 3 will provide Etisalat with IP transit services and high-speed IP (HSIP) to connect Etisalat to several cities in Europe and deepen the company's connections between the Middle East and Europe.

Level 3's services will enhance Etisalat's ability to service the rapid growth it is seeing in demand for broadband, which is being fueled by the company's investments in next-generation mobile (LTE) and fixed-line (FTTx) infrastructure. Additionally, Level 3's services are designed to support Etisalat's business through increased route diversity for its high-speed Internet ports.

Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT)

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