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Level 3 announces Vyvx services platform expansion in Europe.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-16 December 2008-Level 3 announces Vyvx services platform expansion in Europe(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

Level 3 Communications Inc (Nasdaq: LVLT), a provider of fibre-based communications services, announced on Monday (15 December) that the company has expanded its Vyvx services platform to include broadcast video distribution in Europe.

The company said that this expansion enables more efficient distribution of North American broadcast programming to Europe and provides European customers access to broadcast video delivery over the Level 3 network.

The expansion of the Vyvx services platform to Europe includes new point-of-presence (POP) facilities at the Level 3 gateway in London. It also includes new digital video encoding and publishing equipment at the London POP facilitates fibre-based transmission of high-quality, broadcast video in Europe.

Level 3 said that with these enhanced capabilities, the company now offers the full range of Vyvx broadcast video services in Europe that have been available to broadcast customers in North America.

As part of this expansion of Vyvx services to Europe, Level 3 also added satellite downlink capabilities in Berlin. These new capabilities improve end-to-end monitoring of video quality for broadcast traffic delivered via satellite. Level 3 now operates four satellite facilities: Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles and Berlin.

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