Spil Games, a Leading Online Gaming Platform, Selects Level 3 to Power its Online and Mobile Gaming Portfolio

  Spil Games, a Leading Online Gaming Platform, Selects Level 3 to Power its
                      Online and Mobile Gaming Portfolio

  PR Newswire

  BROOMFIELD, Colorado, March 27, 2013

- Spil Games to Rely on Level 3's CDN and HSIP Services to Ensure a Superior
Gaming Experience for its 180 Million Active Users

BROOMFIELD, Colorado, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications,
Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it is providing high-speed IP (HSIP) and
content delivery network (CDN) services for Spil Games , one of the world's
leading online gaming platforms.

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Spil Games, which has 180 million monthly active users, offers a global
platform of popular casual and interactive social games designed for girls,
teens and families-- in 15 different languages. Spil Games also offers games
on mobile devices through browser-based and native application versions of the
company's extensive library of games.

"The popularity of social gaming is growing exponentially, and Spil Games has
to be able to scale effectively to meet that demand," said Ivo Teel, senior
vice president of Technology for Spil Games. "By using Level 3's CDN and HSIP
services, Spil Games is able to provide an engaging, seamless experience to
millions of users around the world."

"Gamers expect a flawless gaming experience, and Level 3's fast and
highly-connected global network enables Spil Games to deliver an exceptional
gaming performance with every play and download," said Mark Taylor, vice
president of Media and IP Services for Level 3. "Our scalable gaming solutions
such as CDN and HSIP give Spil Games the infrastructure it needs to provide
uninterrupted gaming experiences, while continuing to grow its business."

The Level 3 network is trusted by many leading entertainment and media
companies to deliver content to audiences worldwide. The company's services
are engineered to seamlessly deliver high-quality online content to end-users,
allowing gaming developers and publishers to spend more time designing and
developing the best games possible and less time thinking about how to deliver
them online.

For more information on Level 3's suite of services optimized for the gaming
community, visit http://www.level3gaming.com/ .

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 55 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
http://www.level3.com/

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Contact Information
Media:                   Investors:
Francie Bauer            Mark Stoutenberg
720-888-5434             720-888-2518
Francie.Bauer@Level3.com Mark.Stoutenberg@Level3.com

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