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TMCNet:  Level 3 Selected as Provider for GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Contract

[August 03, 2017]

Level 3 Selected as Provider for GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Contract

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --�Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) today announced the General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded its wholly-owned subsidiary, Level 3 Communications, LLC a multiple-year competitive contract known as Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS). The contract allows Level 3 to offer telecommunications solutions to support the GSA's goal of providing federal agencies access to a broad range of domestic and international network services.

Key Facts:

  • EIS is a comprehensive solution-based vehicle to address all aspects of federal agency information technology telecommunications and infrastructure requirements.
  • EIS is the follow-on contract vehicle for�Networx,�WITS3, and the�Local Telecommunications Services�contracts, and has a period of performance of 15 years.�
  • EIS is the first contract to implement the Network Services 2020 (NS2020) strategy.
  • More than 300 U.S. government departments and agencies rely on Level 3's consultative approach to help meet complex network requirements.�
  • Level 3 provides critical networking support to civilian agencies, the Department of Defense, systems integrators, state/local government agencies and educational/research institutions.

Key Quote:
David Young, Regional Vice President, Level 3's Government Markets Group
"EIS provides access to a wide range of telecommunications services needed for government agencies to transform their IT infrastructure � which is critical in this ever-evolving digital age. Now agencies will continue to have access to Level 3's services, helping them modernize, future-proof and protect their technology to better address the critical needs of their teams and clients."

Level 3 will offer a variety of services, Including:

  • Managed Services, including security
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Ethernet Transport
  • Internet
  • Optical Wavelength
  • SDN Implementations
  • Private Line
  • Wavelength
  • Cloud Connectivity
  • SIP Trunking
  • Contact Center
  • Security
  • Colocation
  • Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Dark Fiber

Level 3's EIS Team Members:
Hughes Network Systems, General Dynamics Information Technology, Presidio, Ciracom, JHC Technology, By Light Professional IT Services LLC, Comcast, 8x8, Communications Services Incorporated (CSI), Concert Technologies, Global Com, Computer World Services, Manage Mobility, MountChor, The First Choice, VAZATA and World Wide Technology (WWT).

Key Resources:

About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a Fortune 500 company that provides local, national and global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets in over 60 countries across a global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents and connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, please visit www.level3.com or get to know us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

� Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, Vyvx, Venuenet+, Level 3 Communications, Level (3) and the Level 3 Logo are either registered service marks or service marks of Level 3 Communications, LLC and/or one of its Affiliates in the United States and elsewhere. Any other service names, product names, company names or logos included herein are the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Forward-Looking Statement
Some statements made in this press release are forward-looking in nature and are based on management's current expectations or beliefs. These forward-looking statements are not a guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside Level 3's control, which could cause actual events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the statements. Important factors that could prevent Level 3 from achieving its stated goals include, but are not limited to, the company's ability to: successfully integrate the tw telecom acquisition; manage risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; increase revenue from its services to realize its targets for financial and operating performance; maintain and increase traffic on its network; develop and maintain effective business support systems; manage system and network failures or disruptions; avert the breach of its network and computer system security measures; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; manage the future expansion or adaptation of its network to remain competitive; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage continued or accelerated decreases in market pricing for communications services; obtain capacity for its network from other providers and interconnect its network with other networks on favorable terms; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; successfully integrate future acquisitions; effectively manage political, legal, regulatory, foreign currency and other risks it is exposed to due to its substantial international operations; mitigate its exposure to contingent liabilities; and meet all of the terms and conditions of its debt obligations. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Level 3's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors. Level 3 is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact Information



Media:
Francie Dudrey
+1 720-888-5434�
francie.dudrey@level3.com

Investors:
Mark Stoutenberg
+1 720-888-2518
mark.stoutenberg@level3.com

Level 3 Communications. (PRNewsFoto/Level 3 Communications)

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