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About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is a leading provider of high-quality voice, broadband and video services over its advanced communications networks to consumers and businesses in 33 states. CenturyLink, headquartered in Monroe, La., is an S&P 500 Company and expects to be listed in the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.

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About CenturyTel

CenturyTel (NYSE:CTL) is a leading provider of communications, high-speed Internet and entertainment services in small-to-mid-size cities through its broadband and fiber transport networks. Included in the S&P 500 Index, CenturyTel delivers advanced communications with a personal touch to customers in 25 states.

CenturyTel is the seventh largest local exchange carrier in the United States based on access lines served. The company is a leading provider of voice, data, high-speed Internet, entertainment and other advanced communications services and strives to deliver them with a personal touch.

CenturyTel serves small-to-mid-size cities and rural areas in 25 states through its state-of-the-art, broadband networks. Its quality networks position the company to meet customers’ needs today and in the future as new broadband services emerge.

With more than 665,000 high-speed Internet subscribers currently, CenturyTel's broadband penetration of enabled lines is approximately 34 percent. The company offers compelling broadband services to meet customer demands whether it’s an up-to-15 Mbps DSL service to a residential customer or Metro Ethernet service to a business customer. CenturyTel has invested more than $1.8 billion in its network assets over the past five years to drive greater broadband capabilities and improved service delivery.

CenturyTel is focused on being the leading broadband service provider in the markets it serves.

CenturyTel believes it will succeed in this effort because of the company's:

  1. Compelling and evolving broadband service bundles and differentiated solutions offered to its residential, business and wholesale customers;
  2. Continued investment in its high-quality, broadband-capable networks to meet the growing demand for bandwidth;
  3. Quality operational support systems and team of knowledgeable and talented employees dedicated to providing a positive customer experience;
  4. Disciplined pursuit of strategic acquisitions, driving operational efficiencies and strong cash flows from the acquired properties; and
  5. History of stable cash flows and a demonstrated commitment to driving shareholder value.


Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, offers a complete suite of communications services. The company has approximately 17,000 employees and operates in 18 states. EMBARQ is included in the S&P 500 and is in the Fortune 500® list of America's largest corporations. For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed Internet, and satellite TV from DISH Network® - all on one monthly bill. For businesses, EMBARQ has a comprehensive range of flexible and integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio includes local voice and data services, long distance, Business Class High Speed Internet, satellite TV from DIRECTV®, enhanced data network services, voice and data communication equipment and managed security services. EMBARQ believes that by focusing on the communities the company serves and by employing common sense and practical ingenuity, it is able to provide customers with a committed partner, dedicated customer service and innovative products for work and home.

Innovation that Makes Sense

Innovation is the key to EMBARQ's continued success and differentiation in the communications industry. This innovation is based on the convergence of wireline, the PC and video, all managed by the customer through a centralized portal - myembarq.com.

Innovation for Consumer Customers

  • EMBARQ® eGo™ combines the reliability of a home phone with the functionality of the Internet. EMBARQ is the first communications company to offer its customers a cordless home phone with visual voicemail, news and information, personal phone books and local phone directories.
  • EMBARQ makes the home phone cool by integrating it with the customer’s wireless service allowing customers to conveniently control where they take the call, when to take the call and what phone to use with new calling feature capabilities - EMBARQ® Find Me/Follow Me with EMBARQ® Call Transfer.
  • EMBARQ® RescueITSM is a new service for EMBARQ® High-Speed Internet customers that can provide comprehensive computer support on a wide variety of issues, such as computer hardware, software, home network installation, security and viruses, troubleshooting and repair. In addition to computer support, EMBARQ® RescueITSM protection plan subscribers also receive regularly scheduled PC tune-ups, customer service that is not outsourced overseas, and a discount on in-home computer support if needed.
  • Simplified high-speed Internet pricing, so you only pay for the speed you need

Innovation for Business Customers

  • EMBARQ® Business Managed Security Services helps to meet the complex IT security needs of business customers by providing 24-hour monitoring and management of network security devices.
  • EMBARQ® Smart IPSM Bundle is a hosted solution that simplifies business communication by combining high-speed Internet access, local and long distance voice service and IP enabled features to make businesses more productive.
  • EMBARQ® IPsmartSuite is an off-the-shelf solution designed to help small- to mid-size businesses be more productive by helping to control costs, manage staffing and customer appointments and increase billing accuracy through VoIP-based desktop phones.