Level 3 Communications Sets Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Call Date

 Level 3 Communications Sets Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Call
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BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 14, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Level 3 Communications, Inc.
(NYSE: LVLT) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2012 results on
Tuesday, Feb. 12, and will host a conference call at 9 a.m. ET.

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The fourth quarter and full year 2012 results conference call will be
broadcast live on Level 3's Investor Relations website at
http://lvlt.client.shareholder.com/events.cfm. Additional information
regarding the fourth quarter and full year 2012 results, including the
presentation that management will review on the conference call, will be
available on Level 3's Investor Relations website. If you are unable to join
the call via the Web, the call can be accessed live at 1 877-283-5145 (U.S.
Domestic) or 1 312-281-1200 (International). Questions can also be sent to
Investor.Relations@Level3.com.

The call will be archived and available on Level 3's Investor Relations
website or can be accessed as an audio replay starting at 2 p.m. ET on Feb. 12
until midnight ET on March 15. The replay can be accessed by dialing 1
800-633-8284 (U.S. Domestic) or 1 402-977-9140 (International), conference
code 21645117.

For additional information, please call 720-888-2518.

About Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) 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 450 markets in 45 countries
over 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

© Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, Level 3
Communications, Level (3), Think Ahead, the Level 3 Logo and the Level 3 Think
Ahead 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/or
other countries. 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.

Website Access to Company Information

Level 3 maintains a corporate website at www.level3.com, and you can find
additional information about the company through the Investors pages on that
website at http:// http://lvlt.client.shareholder.com/. Level 3 uses its
website as a channel of distribution of important information about the
company. Level 3 routinely posts financial and other important information
regarding the company and its business, financial condition and operations on
the Investor Relations web pages.

Visitors to the Investors Relations web pages can view and print copies of
Level 3's SEC filings, including periodic and current reports on Forms 10-K,
10-Q, 8-K, as soon as reasonably practicable after those filings are made with
the SEC.

Copies of the charters for each of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and
Governance committees of Level 3's Board of Directors, its Corporate
Governance Guidelines, Code of Ethics, press releases and analysts and
investor conference presentations are all available through the Investor
Relations web pages.

Please note that the information contained on any of Level 3's web sites is
not incorporated by reference in, or considered to be a part of, any document
unless expressly incorporated by reference in that document.

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 Global Crossing
acquisition or otherwise realize the anticipated benefits thereof; manage
risks associated with continued uncertainty in the global economy; obtain
additional financing, particularly in the event of disruptions in the
financial markets; manage continued or accelerated decreases in market pricing
for communications services; maintain and increase traffic on its network;
develop and maintain effective business support systems; manage system and
network failures or disruptions; develop new services that meet customer
demands and generate acceptable margins; adapt to rapid technological changes
that could adversely affect the company's competitiveness; defend intellectual
property and proprietary rights; 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:                 Investors:
Monica Martinez               Mark Stoutenberg
720-888-3991                   720-888-2518
Monica.Martinez@Level3.com Mark.Stoutenberg@Level3.com

SOURCE Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Website: http://www.level3.com