Level 3 Communications to provide additional bandwidth

Level 3 CommunicationsOn June 22, 2010, Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:  LVLT) today announced that it has been selected to deliver additional data transport services to Springs Hosting, a Colorado Springs, Colo.-based provider of managed hosting services.

Level 3 will provide Springs Hosting with additional dedicated high-bandwidth data transport connections between Springs Hosting’s data center in Colorado Springs and the Level 3 gateway in Denver. Level 3’s network will offer a secure path for Springs Hosting’s customers to connect from the company’s data center to any of a number of communications backbones.

“Quite simply, we have been using Level 3 for years now. They provide a cost-effective network solution that scales quickly as our business grows and delivers exactly what we need,” said Jeremy Keefe of Springs Hosting. “I’m pleased to see Level 3’s increased local presence here in Colorado Springs because it gives businesses like ours reliable solutions for communications services.”

“Delivering solutions that take advantage of the reach, flexibility and efficiency of our network represents the core of Level 3’s value proposition,” said Doug Bell, Level 3’s general manager for Colorado. “And we pride ourselves on combining our extensive fiber footprint with a local customer support team to deliver an unmatched customer experience.”