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Level 3 Communications Announces Board Appointment


Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT), today announced the appointment of Peter van Oppen to its board of directors. The appointment brings the total number of board members to 14.

Mr. van Oppen has been a partner at Trilogy Partnership, a private investment firm focused on technology and telecommunications, since 2006. Prior to joining Trilogy, Mr. van Oppen served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board for Advanced Digital Information Corporation (ADIC), a data storage company, for twelve years, from 1994 through its acquisition by Quantum Corp. in 2006. Mr. van Oppen currently serves as the chairman of the board of trustees and is the former chair of the Investment Committee at Whitman College and serves on the boards of directors of several private companies.

"We are pleased to welcome Peter van Oppen to the Level 3 board of directors," said Walter Scott Jr., Level 3's chairman of the board. "We believe Level 3 will benefit from Peter's experience as a chairman and CEO of a global data storage company for over a decade as well as his extensive management and consulting experience."

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. Level 3 services are provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. For more information, visit

Website Access to Company Information

Level 3 maintains a corporate website at, and you can find additional information about the company through the Investors pages on that website at 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.

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