VoiceAmerica Selects Level 3 to Enable Global Radio Platform

         VoiceAmerica Selects Level 3 to Enable Global Radio Platform

Level 3 Providing CDN Services to Expand and Enhance Live Streaming and On
Demand Experience for VoiceAmerica Listeners

PR Newswire

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 17, 2013

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc.
(NYSE: LVLT) today announced it is providing content delivery network (CDN)
services for VoiceAmerica, a producer of more than 300 original live Internet
talk radio programs delivered on a weekly basis. Level 3's CDN services will
help enable VoiceAmerica to deliver its online content to a more global

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VoiceAmerica streams hundreds of live and on demand Internet radio programs
per day, reaching three million listeners. With more than 250 on-air hosts,
VoiceAmerica features a wide variety of talk show formats including sports,
business, pop culture, health, hobbies and child-oriented programming.

"VoiceAmerica's popularity is rising across the globe, and in order to
continue providing a superior streaming experience to a growing audience, we
must have a CDN that can handle high demand and scale to meet our expansion
needs," said Jeff Spenard, President of VoiceAmerica. "Level 3's suite of
media delivery services and its extensive IP backbone allows us to seamlessly
deliver our content to more browsers, mobile devices and listeners around the

"Level 3's global Internet backbone combined with its powerful CDN enables us
to provide an exceptional streaming experience to every corner of the world,"
said Mark Taylor, vice president of Media and IP Services for Level 3. "We're
pleased to provide the streaming platform that will give VoiceAmerica the
foundation it needs to not only grow, but also continue to provide an
exceptional user experience to an expanding audience."

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 media companies to spend more time developing the best content
possible and less time focusing on how to deliver it online.

For more information about Level 3's CDN offerings, visit

To learn more about VoiceAmerica's Internet radio offerings, visit

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 www.level3.com

© Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, Level 3
Communications, Level (3) and the Level 3 Logo 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://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.

The information provided on the VoiceAmerica website referenced in this press
release is provided by VoiceAmerica, which is solely responsible for its

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; 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; defend
intellectual property and proprietary rights; manage the future expansion or
adaptation of its network to remain competitive; 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:                    Investors:
Francie Bauer             Mark Stoutenberg
720-888-5434              720-888-2518
Francie.Bauer@Level3.com Mark.Stoutenberg@Level3.com

SOURCE Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Website: http://www.level3.com
Website: http://www.voiceamerica.com
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