CenturyLink Launches New Advertising Campaign

                CenturyLink Launches New Advertising Campaign

The company will launch a series of new ads aimed at businesses of all sizes

PR Newswire

MONROE, La., March 11, 2013

MONROE, La., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), the
nation's third-largest telecommunications company and a global leader in cloud
infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today is launching a new advertising
campaign across the U.S. designed to highlight the company's advanced network,
managed hosting and cloud capabilities.

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In television, print and online ads, CenturyLink is reinforcing its commitment
to being a business partner that provides leading global broadband, cloud
infrastructure and hosted IT solutions. The campaign is about freeing
businesses to focus on innovation and growth by providing them with dedicated,
responsive support and the capabilities needed to make their business even
more reliable, secure and agile. 

"We believe our new campaign helps reinforce CenturyLink's competitive
position by highlighting our unique ability to provide fully integrated,
scalable end-to-end solutions for businesses of all sizes," said Glen F. Post,
III, CenturyLink's chief executive officer and president. "Our products and
services, along with our dedicated customer service, mean we can provide real
value to our customers and enable them to focus on what they do best – run
their businesses."

While CenturyLink is highlighting its business offerings in this campaign, it
is still committed to providing broadband, entertainment and voice services to
the millions of consumers it serves across the U.S.

"Though this brand campaign focuses on our business offerings, our strong
commitment to our residential customers remains," Post said. "We are dedicated
to being the leading broadband provider in our markets and we continue to roll
out new and innovative products, such as CenturyLink^® Prism™ TV."

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United
States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by
technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud
infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink
provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select
international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network
and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also
offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and
DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500
company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest
corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.

SOURCE CenturyLink, Inc.

Website: http://www.centurylink.com
Contact: Annmarie Sartor, +1-318-388-9671, Annmarie.Sartor@CenturyLink.com
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