New Contracts, International Expansion, and Customer Convergence Boost Revenue Growth - Research Report on Verizon, Ciena, Level

New Contracts, International Expansion, and Customer Convergence Boost Revenue
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NEW YORK, June 14, 2013

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Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Verizon
Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), Level 3
Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT), Alcatel-Lucent SA (ADR) (NYSE: ALU), and
ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

Verizon Communications Inc. Research Report

On June 6, 2013, Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) announced that in
partnership with SFR Business Team, a leading French provider of enterprise
communication services, it has been chosen by Veolia Environnement (Veolia) to
transform Veolia's global communications structure. The three-year contract
covers 3,000 Veolia sites globally. Verizon and SFR Business team will provide
Veolia with a secure and high-capacity global communications network to link
140 business sites in 33 countries, with integrated secure Internet and remote
network access, and network optimization services for best application
performance. Veolia will benefit from streamlined services, including
integrated networks, convergent services, optimized processes, and
comprehensive customer service offered worldwide. The Full Research Report on
Verizon Communications Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Ciena Corporation Research Report

On June 6, 2013, Ciena Corporation (Ciena) announced unaudited financial
results for Q2 FY 2013 (period ended April 30, 2013). On a GAAP basis, the
Company's revenue increased 6.3% YoY to $507.7 million. Net loss was $27.1
million or $0.27 per common share, compared to a net loss of $27.8 million or
$0.28 per common share in Q2 FY2012. Commenting on the results, Gary B. Smith,
Ciena's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We have designed Ciena
to take advantage of the fundamental shift in network architecture driven by
changing end-user demands, and our strong quarterly and first half of 2013
performances are a direct result of that strategy. Our unique ability to
provide customers convergence, automation, openness and software intelligence
positions us to lead the industry in this shift." For Q3 FY 2013, the Company
expects revenue to be in the range of $515 to $545 million. The Full Research
Report on Ciena Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Level 3 Communications, Inc. Research Report

On June 5, 2013, Level 3 Communications, Inc. (Level 3) announced the
expansion of its contract with Dafiti, one of the largest e-commerce fashion
companies in Brazil. Under the terms of the contract, Level 3 will provide
Content Delivery Network (CDN) services to help offer Dafiti's customers with
improved performance and a better shopping experience. Marco Malfatti, Senior
Vice President of Sales for Level 3 Brazil, said, "When customers visit an
industry leader's website, they want and expect fast response time, and we are
pleased to help Dafiti deliver this. When customers visit Dafiti, static
content, such as images and layout, are loaded rapidly from the CDN server.
The dynamic, interactive parts of the web page come from one of Level 3's
three Premier Elite data centers in Brazil, putting the content and the user
closer together." The Full Research Report on Level 3 Communications, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

Alcatel-Lucent SA (ADR) Research Report

On June 4, 2013, Alcatel-Lucent and Regional Telecom, a communications service
provider in Northern Iraq, celebrated the launch of Iraq's first 4G LTE
network, providing the region with fast wireless broadband services including
high-definition video streaming, high-speed Internet access, and a range of
business applications. Under the Fastlink brand, Regional Telecom will be the
first to offer large-scale broadband services in Iraq. Alcatel-Lucent will
provide its industry-leading end-to-end 4G LTE solution, including base
stations, IP mobile backhaul for 4G LTE and existing 3G CDMA traffic, Evolved
Packet Core (EPC) and elements of its platforms which allow Regional Telecom
to introduce a rich portfolio of IP-based services. Further, 4G LTE will also
play a role in helping Regional Telecom restore the region's communication
infrastructure. According to the Alcatel-Lucent, high-speed mobile broadband
network will provide significant support to ongoing efforts to revive the
Iraqi economy, bringing levels of connectivity needed for business, public
sector, and consumer applications, particularly at a time when global demand
for Internet services continues to grow. The Full Research Report on
Alcatel-Lucent SA (ADR) - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

ITT Exelis Research Report

On June 6, 2013, ITT Exelis (Exelis) announced that it was awarded a contract
valued at $125 million contract by Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent
River, Md., to deliver the latest variant of the AN/ALQ-214 airborne jammer, a
subsystem of the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM)
suite. Under this contract, Exelis will engage in the second full-rate
production of the new  AN/ALQ-214 (V)4/5 system, with system deliveries
planned through 2015. According to Joe Rambala, Vice President and General
Manager of Exelis Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems Business, "The
enhanced ALQ-214 ensures warfighters are equipped with the most advanced
electronic self-protection system. Our new system is not only designed to
address current and future RF threats, but it also extends this level of
protection to additional platforms, allowing more pilots to complete their
missions safely." The Full Research Report on ITT Exelis - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:


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