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Level 3 Communications' CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Level 3 Communications (LVLT)

Q3 2011 Earnings Call

November 02, 2011 10:00 am ET


James Crowe - Chief Executive Officer and Director

Jeffrey K. Storey - President and Chief Operating Officer

Sunit S. Patel - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Valerie Finberg - VP of IR


Colby Synesael - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Christopher M. Larsen - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Donna Jaegers - D.A. Davidson & Co., Research Division

Timothy K. Horan - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Research Division

Michael Rollins - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Michael J. Funk - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Simon Flannery - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

David Michael Dixon - FBR Capital Markets & Co., Research Division

Frank G. Louthan - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division



Good day, and welcome to the Level 3 Communications Incorporated's Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call. Today's call is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Valerie Finberg, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Valerie Finberg

Thank you, Jessica. Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us for the Level 3 Communications Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Call. With us on the call today are Jim Crowe, Chief Executive Officer; Jeff Storey, President and Chief Operating Officer; Sunit Patel, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and John Kritzmacher, CFO of Global Crossing.

Before we get started, as a reminder, our press release, supplementary information and the presentation slides that accompany this call are all available on the Level 3 website at in the Investor Relations section on the Quarterly Financials page. Unless otherwise noted in the press release, presentation slides or in our remarks on this call, the results presented are for Level 3 Communications only. As such, unless otherwise specifically noted, the results that we are discussing today do not include results for Global Crossing Ltd.

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