Level 3 Expands Spokane-Area Network

Level 3 is expanding its network reach in Washington and Idaho, adding connectivity to more buildings in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene.

July 15, 2015

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BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) completed a network expansion in Spokane, Washington, and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, both high-tech centers for innovation in the region. The project provides local customers with secure access to Level 3's enhanced network capabilities and portfolio of data, security, video, voice and unified communications solutions to support today's ever-changing technology landscape. At project completion, Level 3 now has 276 on-net buildings and approximately 300 metro route miles in the greater Spokane area.

"Spokane is a blossoming hub of tech activity that requires secure and efficient solutions for today's technology needs," said Steve Stevens, president and CEO of Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI). "Level 3's expanded presence and investment in the market provides area enterprises with local network infrastructure and support alongside global connectivity to be a player on the world stage. We are proud to have them in our region and as a longtime supporter of GSI."

Enterprises have access to a complete suite of communication services, including:

Greater route diversity for business continuity and increased capacity for streamlining operations;
Network security services focused on protecting customer networks, Access to 41,000 on-net buildings around the globe;
Direct connections to Level 3's global network, with connectivity to more than 500 markets in 60 countries;
Local customer service, sales, provisioning and operations teams.
Level 3 provides enterprise, government and carrier customers around the world with one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry, supported by its global network and deep metro footprint across North America.

"Our investment and expanded network establishes Level 3 as a key gateway for information exchange across the region and around the globe," said Derrick Green, general manager of Spokane for Level 3. "We want to leverage this network expansion to provide enterprises with secure, scalable and predictable network connections that deliver faster solutions to move their businesses forward."

Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT)

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