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Level 3 Chile, Colombia and Peru Receive SAP Hosting Partner Recertification

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) in Colombia, Chile and Peru received the SAP Hosting Partner recertification for their data centers in Bogota (Colombia XV, Suba), Lima (Peru) and Santiago (Chile). This recertification endorses the level of availability offered by Level 3's data centers, as well as the processes followed by the company to manage its services, are aligned with the practices established by SAP for its applications.

Learn more about Level 3's Data Centers. Visit: http://datacenters.level3.com

Key Facts:

  • Level 3 maintains a program for the continuous measurement and improvement of its data center and security services.
  • The recertification confirms Level 3's commitment to maintaining the quality levels established by international standards for the management of data center services.
  • Level 3's global data center footprint counts on direct connectivity to its more than 330,000 km of fiber network and metro market reach in more than 60 countries.
  • Level 3's data centers are operated by a team of specialized technicians working under a regional structure with local presence, which allows Level 3 to offer the same level of service throughout the region while remaining close to the customer.

About the Certification:

  • Periodically, all SAP Hosting Partners undergo a review process to evaluate their compliance with the necessary requirements for providing services, managing incidents, support and availability of information, and relationship with customers.
  • The certification was approved after an audit of the data centers' processes and infrastructure, conducted by SAP professionals.

Key Quote:

Gabriel del Campo, Regional Vice President, Data Centers and Security, Level 3 Latin America  
"This recertification underscores the quality of our data centers' footprint, the solidity of our processes and products, and our level of professionalism. Our customers can count on the certainty of knowing Level 3 is recognized in the region as a certified provider of IT infrastructure services for critical environments."

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, 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: increase revenue from its services to realize its targets for financial and operating performance; 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 risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; 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; 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.

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D. Nikki Wheeler

Mark Stoutenberg

Paula Vivo

+1 720-888-0560

+1 720 888-2518

+55 11-3957-2424

nikki.wheeler@level3.com

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