IPlan Uses Global Crossing

IPlan Networks uses Global Crossing's IP Transit Service to converge voice and data services for its business customers in Argentina

August 31, 2005

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MIAMI and BUENOS AIRES -- Global Crossing (NASDAQ:GLBC) announced today that IPlan Networks is utilizing Global Crossing IP Transit Service to converge voice and data services for its business customers in Argentina. IPlan Networks chose Global Crossing's wholly owned and operated, fully meshed IP MPLS based global network to consolidate services and costs, benefits which they can pass on to their customers. Having been a Global Crossing customer since 2003, IPlan cites a positive customer experience and Global Crossing's99.999 percent network availability record as key reasons for selecting Global Crossing to handle their international traffic for the next five years. The pre-paid service agreement was signed in June.

   "We had the choice of several providers, but we wanted to contract with the owners of this network. Furthermore, we have been extremely satisfied with Global Crossing's service offerings and network performance over the past year,"said Armando Silberman, CEO, IPlan Networks. "Global Crossing IP Transit Service provides the quality and reach we need to service to our business customers'requirements."

   With this agreement, IPlan was able to secure long-term, top quality, global IP services that enable them to meet their customers' growing demands. Global Crossing's Tier-1 IP backbone offers congestion-free, high performance IP Transit services that are highly scalable, reaching more than 500 cities in 50 countries around the world.

   "Our agreement with IPlan shows our continuing role in Argentina and Latin America as a service provider of choice. Companies such as IPlan Networks depend on network reliability and true regional and global presence, and we deliver just that," said Jose Antonio Rios, Global Crossing's international president. "We aim to be a true partner to our customers, providing support for their needs and customers."

Global Crossing Holdings Ltd.

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