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Level 3 Communications' CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Level 3 Communications (LVLT)

Q4 2011 Earnings Call

February 08, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

Valerie Finberg -

James Crowe - Chief Executive Officer and Director

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

Jeffrey K. Storey - President and Chief Operating Officer

Charles C. Miller - Vice Chairman, Executive Vice President and Director

Analysts

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

Michael J. Funk - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Simon Flannery - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

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

Colby Synesael - Cowen and Company, LLC, Research Division

Romeo A. Reyes - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Level 3 Communications Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded, Wednesday, February 8, 2012. I would now like to turn the conference over to Valerie Finberg, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Valerie Finberg

Thank you, Frank. Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us for the Level 3 Communications Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Call. With us on the call today are Jim Crowe, Chief Executive Officer; Jeff Storey, President and Chief Operating Officer; Sunit Patel, Chief Financial Officer; and our Vice Chairman, Buddy Miller.

Before we get started, as a reminder, our press release and the presentation slides that accompany this call, as well as our detailed supplemental schedules, are all available on the Level 3 website in the Investor Relations section on the Quarterly Financials page.

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