SES (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) today announced it has struck a long-term
capacity agreement with Level 3 Communications (NYSE:LVLT) for the
delivery of advanced corporate communications services to businesses
Level 3 in Latin America is utilising 25 MHz of Ku-band capacity aboard
SES' new SES-4 satellite to deliver high-speed broadband, and unified
and highly reliable IP communications to small and large enterprises in
Brazil. The two companies have a long-time business relationship through
which they deliver sophisticated telecom and video solutions to
businesses in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Brazil.
"With support from SES and its people, Level 3 is driving high-speed
connectivity and economic growth across Brazil and all of Latin
America," said Matias Heinrich, Level 3's Senior Vice President of
Operations for Latin America. "We are committed to delivering
state-of-the-art communications services to corporations across the
region, and the excellent coverage of SES-4 is helping us to bring a
wide range of enterprise solutions and connectivity services to our
"This latest agreement between SES and Level 3 reflects the escalating
demand for high-speed broadband and corporate network services
throughout Latin America," said Dolores Martos, Vice President of Sales
Latin American and Caribbean for SES. "Level 3 in Latin America is a
true innovator and a leading provider of telecommunications solutions.
We are dedicated to supporting Level 3 across the region."
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SES is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of 52
geostationary satellites. The company provides satellite communications
services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile
and fixed network operators and business and governmental organisations
worldwide. SES stands for long-lasting business relationships,
high-quality service and excellence in the broadcasting industry. The
culturally diverse regional teams of SES are located around the globe
and work closely with customers to meet their specific satellite
bandwidth and service requirements.
SES (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) holds participations in Ciel in Canada and
QuetzSat in Mexico, as well as a strategic participation in satellite
infrastructure start-up O3b Networks. Further information under: www.ses.com.
About Level 3 Communications
Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) provides local, national and
global communications services to enterprise, government and carrier
customers. Level 3's comprehensive portfolio of secure, managed
solutions includes fiber and infrastructure solutions; IP-based voice
and data communications; wide-area Ethernet services; video and content
distribution; data center and cloud-based solutions. Level 3 serves
customers in more than 450 markets in 45 countries over a global
services platform anchored by owned fiber networks on three continents
and connected by extensive undersea facilities. Level 3 services are
provided by subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. For more
information, visit www.level3.com.
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