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GC Completes Group's Data Center Services

New communications network will provide visitors to the RPC's news portal greater speed, security, and reliability

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Global Crossing (NASDAQ:GLBC) , a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced that the company has completed the implementation of a communications network to provide Data Center and Internet Services to Rede Paranaense de Comunicacao (RPC). RPC is one of the largest media groups in the state of Parana, Brazil, and owner of two major newspapers, Gazeta do Povo and Jornal de Londrina, as well as TV and radio broadcast outlets.

To support RPC's news portal, Global Crossing is providing RPC with Internet access, Managed Security Services and dedicated hosting, through the company's data center services. Currently, Global Crossing's growing data center footprint offers world-class facilities in 60 major cities worldwide to provide businesses access to key customers and business partners. In Brazil, the company has data center facilities in Cotia, Curitiba and Rio de Janeiro.

Through Global Crossing's comprehensive management security and dedicated hosting services, RPC can monitor traffic 24 hours a day, seven days a week, while always enjoying high-speed Internet connectivity. They can also rely on the ability of securely sharing data inside and outside the company.

"Our mission as a news portal is to bring the same strength of our content from our media outlets to the Internet. For the past two years, our number of viewers increased 35 percent. That's why we decided to look for the most advanced technological solutions," said Denilson Faria, IT director of RPC. "Global Crossing offers us the speed, security and reliability to ensure our customers have a better experience when viewing news through our news portal."

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