Level 3 Provides Voice Solutions to Clearfly Communications

Enhances Clearfly’s Network Capabilities and Geographic Reach

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced that it has been selected by Clearfly Communications, a communications service provider based in San Francisco, to provide advanced voice solutions that will enable the company to improve the quality and network reach of its services.

Clearfly Communications provides small and medium-sized businesses with voice, data and mobile service packages, and will use Level 3’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services to provide high-quality solutions to its regional and national enterprise customers. These services will be used to support the delivery of Clearfly’s mobile applications in addition to existing products that enhance the communications experience for its end users. Under the terms of the agreement, Level 3 is providing Clearfly Communications with local inbound, toll free, voice termination and high-speed Internet protocol (HSIP) services.

"Clearfly Communications is dedicated to providing its customers with first-rate services that are innovative, easy to use and cost efficient," said Vivek Khuller, president and CEO of Clearfly. "Level 3’s advanced voice service portfolio and extensive IP backbone enable us to offer high-quality services to a larger geographic area and deliver on our promise of providing a superior customer experience."

"Level 3 has the network infrastructure, technical expertise and unique service capabilities necessary to provide companies with a solid foundation for their unique applications," said Andrew Crouch, regional president of North American Sales for Level 3. "Level 3’s advanced fiber network is designed to help customers maximize the benefits of IP-based communications, and we are delighted that Clearfly Communications is able to use our voice services to enhance its capabilities and expand its customer reach."

For more information on Level 3’s advanced network and service offerings, visit www.level3.com.

About Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) is a premier international provider of IP-based communications services to enterprise, content, government and wholesale customers. Over its reliable, scalable and secure network, Level 3 delivers integrated IP solutions, including converged, data, voice, video and managed solutions to help enable customers' growth and efficiency. Level 3 operates a unique global services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents in more than 45 countries, connected by extensive undersea facilities. For more information, visit "www.level3.com":http://www.level3.com.

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Some of the statements made in this press release are forward looking in nature. These statements 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. The most 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, the current uncertainty in the global financial markets and the global economy; a discontinuation of the development and expansion of the Internet as a communications medium and marketplace for the distribution and consumption of data and video; and disruptions in the financial markets that could affect Level 3’s ability to obtain additional financing. Additional factors include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to: increase and maintain the volume of traffic on its network; develop effective business support systems; manage system and network failures or disruptions; develop new services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; adapt to rapid technological changes that lead to further competition; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; successfully integrate future acquisitions; and meet all of the terms and conditions of 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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