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Level 3's content delivery network selected by newspaper in Germany.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-8 August 2008-Level 3's content delivery network selected by newspaper in Germany(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT), a provider of fibre-based communications services, announced on Thursday (7 August) that the company's European Markets Group has been selected to provide content delivery services to Suddeutsche Zeitung, a national newspaper in Germany.

Level 3's content delivery network (CDN) will be used to deliver all video and pictures for the newspaper's Web portal at http://www.sueddeutsche.de.

The Web portal serves as the primary online distribution channel for the newspaper with over 4.6 million page impressions per day.

Under the terms of the agreement, Level 3 will deliver caching and download services to support ongoing demand growth at http://www.sueddeutsche.de. These services will reportedly enable the Web portal to deliver enhanced features and content quality for online viewers.

Level 3 caching and download services will replace proprietary technology previously developed by the newspaper. These new services are expected to allow for faster delivery of content to a larger audience and also provide the ability to scale rapidly in response to sudden spikes in online demand.

Financial details were not available.

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