Joost Selects Level 3 to Support On Demand Internet TV

July 26, 2021

LONDON, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Level 3 Communications’ European Markets Group today announced that it has been selected by Joost(TM) to support its broadcast-quality Internet television service. Under the terms of the agreement, Level 3 will provide Joost with network solutions including high speed Internet access and colocation services in North America and Europe.

“Level 3’s unparalleled global infrastructure and extensive local connectivity make them a logical network partner for Joost,” said Fredrik de Wahl, chief strategy officer of Joost. “We have developed the next generation of television for viewers, content owners and advertisers on a global scale and we are confident that the Level 3 network, with its ability to scale and the quality it delivers, can support our growth well into the future.”

Joost provides a new way of watching TV that combines the best of full-screen television entertainment with online interactive and community tools such as channel-specific chat rooms and instant messaging. This all brings a broad selection of on-demand video content to subscribers anywhere they have a broadband connection. Joost is based on an advanced, secure, peer-to-peer streaming technology. Connecting to Level 3’s global Internet Protocol (IP) backbone, one of the world’s largest, enables Joost to bring its service closer to end users.

“Joost offers the next generation of television viewing and advertising,” said Brady Rafuse, president and chief executive officer of Level 3 European Markets. “We look forward to supporting their current and future needs for network connectivity and continuing to enable their delivery of high-quality programming that is redefining television entertainment.”

Level 3 continues to invest in its network, and with one of the world’s largest IP backbones, the company provides reliable, high capacity bandwidth to meet growing traffic demand from customers with rich media applications. Level 3 offers Internet connectivity in over 175 markets in addition to a comprehensive suite of network services that provide building blocks for its customers’ diverse service offerings. Level 3 has the scale, performance and service portfolio to support content delivery solutions as its customers’ network needs evolve.

About Level 3 Communications

Level 3 Communications, Inc , an international communications company, operates one of the largest Internet backbones in the world. Through its customers, Level 3 is the primary provider of Internet connectivity for millions of broadband subscribers. The company provides a comprehensive suite of services over its broadband fiber optic network including Internet Protocol (IP) services, broadband transport and infrastructure services, colocation services, voice services and voice over IP services. These services provide building blocks that enable Level 3’s customers to meet their growing demands for advanced communications solutions. The company’s Web address is http://www.Level3.com.

“Level 3 Communications,” “Level 3,” the red 3D brackets and the Level 3 Communications logo are registered service marks of Level 3 Communications, LLC 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, product or company names recited herein may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Statement

Some of the statements made in this press release may be forward- looking in nature. 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 the company’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 stated goals include, but are not limited to, the company’s ability to: successfully integrate acquisitions; increase the volume of traffic on the Level 3 network; defend intellectual property and proprietary rights; develop new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; successfully complete commercial testing of new technology and information systems to support new products and services; attract and retain qualified management and other personnel; 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.

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