BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) today announced that it has launched the Level 3 Wholesale Partner Program to better enable domestic and international wholesale carriers to resell Level 3's services to their enterprise customers. The program is designed to make it easier for carriers to leverage the Level 3 network as a simple, cost-effective extension of their own network in order to serve enterprise customers in areas outside of their service region.
As carriers compete to serve enterprise customers, the ability to provide a holistic solution that reaches all of the enterprise customers' locations is critical. Level 3's Wholesale Partner Program enables carriers to accomplish this in a simple, fast and seamless manner. The program offers:
- A dedicated Level 3 account team
- Flexible and easy-to-use quoting and ordering tools that lets partners choose how they want to work with Level 3
- Level 3's extensive network coverage and connectivity to the vast majority of business demand in the U.S.
- Level 3's commitment to provide industry-leading service delivery intervals
Partners can also take advantage of Level 3's comprehensive enterprise solution portfolio, including VoIP-enabled unified communications, enterprise WANs, high-performing websites, data center networking, security solutions and adaptive cloud solutions.
"When a wholesale partner wants to deliver a solution to an enterprise, they don't want to worry about cumbersome processes slowing them down," said Andrew Crouch, president of Sales for Level 3. "Level 3's Wholesale Partner Program enables carriers to leverage the Level 3 network quickly and easily to enhance their ability to win in the highly competitive enterprise market."For more information on Level 3's Wholesale Partner Program and advanced network and service offerings, visit www.level3.com. About Level 3 Communications Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) is a leading international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network. Level 3 offers a portfolio of metro and long-haul services, including transport, data, Internet, content delivery and voice. For more information, visit www.Level3.com. © Level 3 Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Level 3, Level 3 Communications and the Level 3 Communications Logo are 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. Level 3 services are provided by wholly owned subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. Any other service names, product names, company names or logos included herein are the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners. Forward-Looking Statement 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 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 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. SOURCE Level 3 Communications, Inc.