ATLANTIC-ACM Statement on Level 3 / Global Crossing Announcement

BOSTON--()--Aaron Blazar, ATLANTIC-ACM Vice President, today released the following statement regarding this morning's announcement re: Level 3 and Global Crossing:

"The proposed combination of Level 3 and Global Crossing will deliver immediate synergies to the two companies that frequently score well in ATLANTIC-ACM's Carrier Report Cards, creating a competitive powerhouse domestically as well as internationally in the wholesale and enterprise markets. According to ATLANTIC-ACM market sizing and share forecasts, the combined company will hold a 4.2-percent market share of the combined $100 billion plus market for U.S. wholesale and retail business telecom services, making it the largest U.S. CLEC."

Aaron Blazar, ATLANTIC-ACM Vice President, is available for further comment on the deal at +1 617 720 3700.

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Aaron Blazar, +1 617 720 3700

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Analyst comments on Level 3 / Global Crossing Deal

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ATLANTIC-ACM
Aaron Blazar, +1 617 720 3700