Level 3 Rises on Deal - TheStreet

Network company Level 3 (LVLT) was up 13.2% in preopen Island trading after it announced a three-year agreement with Microsoft (MSFT) - Get Report.

The deal makes Level 3 one of the primary providers of broadband services in North America for Microsoft's MSN network.

The company announced a similar agreement with

Earthlink

(ELNK)

Monday.