Japan Telecom Contracts With Level 3

Japan Telecom America purchases private-line services on Level 3's North American network

July 19, 2001

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: LVLT - news) today announced it has signed an agreement to provide broadband services to Japan Telecom America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan Telecom Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest communications companies. Specifically, Japan Telecom America has purchased intercity transmission capacity from Level 3 in North America using Level 3's (3)Link Private Line service. With (3)Link Private Line, customers purchase dedicated amounts of bandwidth connecting fixed locations while bypassing the public switched telephone network. The service is typically purchased by companies that need to transmit large amounts of data, video or voice quickly and efficiently. "We are very pleased that Japan Telecom America has selected Level 3 to be a provider of network capacity in North America," said Dan Caruso, group vice president of transport services for Level 3. "We look forward to working with them as they continue to enhance their global communications network." Level 3 Communications Inc.

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