RuTube Travels Level 3's CDN

Level 3 provides CDN services for RuTube, helping increase video views on the popular Russian video portal site by 15 percent

August 15, 2011

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LONDON -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:LVLT - News) today announced that it has been selected to provide content delivery network (CDN) services to Russian online video portal RuTube, enabling the delivery of the portals video content throughout Europe. Since Level 3 began providing service to the company in April 2011, RuTube tests have shown significant improvements in the quality and reach of its video content, resulting in a 15 percent jump in the number of full video views on the site.

"Using Level 3's CDN services, we're able to steadily increase the capacity of our video platform and seamlessly meet demand as our online audience grows," said RuTube chief technology officer Evgeny Kukushkin. "By helping us increase the quality and reach of our content, we've seen not only a significant increase in total video views, but also an increase in views of our advertising – a critical factor in helping us monetize our content."

Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT)

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