CenturyLink gives Seahawks fans the ultimate home seat advantage

       CenturyLink gives Seahawks fans the ultimate home seat advantage

The Seahawks' official high-speed Internet provider partners with cornerback
Richard Sherman to kick off social media contest on Sept. 13

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2013

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CenturyLink, Inc.(NYSE: CTL)today
announced that it is teaming up with the Seattle Seahawks and cornerback
Richard Sherman for the Ultimate Home Seats Sweepstakes. The social
media-driven contest invites Seattle metro-area fans to seek out the Ultimate
Home Seat for their chance to win prizes, including coveted Red Zone tickets
to a Seahawks game or one-of-a-kind merchandise autographed by Richard
Sherman.

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"It's no secret that Seattle is home to the best football team and the best –
and loudest – fans," said Sue Anderson, vice president and general manager of
CenturyLink Seattle. "This season, we have a fun way for fans to show their
pride and get into the Seahawks spirit with a chance to sit in the Ultimate
Home Seat."

At noon on each Blue Friday beginning Sept. 13 through Oct. 18, a green
CenturyLink-branded chair will appear in popular spots around Seattle. Fans
can follow the chair @CenturyLinkSea on Twitter to find out where it will be
each week. Once at the location, they can sit, snap a picture and share via
Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #HomeSeat or upload it to the official
contest page at www.seahawks.com/centurylink. One winner per week will receive
a pair of Red Zone tickets to the Dec. 22 home game against the Arizona
Cardinals; other winners will receive Richard Sherman-autographed merchandise.

The Ultimate Home Seats Sweepstakes is part of Richard Sherman's partnership
with CenturyLink, as announced last month. The 2012 First Team All-Pro
cornerback is also the spokesperson for the CenturyLink High School Athlete of
the Week program.

"I love getting fans all pumped for the season – and this contest is an
awesome way to give fans a chance to both show their team spirit and win some
great prizes," said Sherman. "Plus they get to take a picture with me standing
behind them! Well, sort of…"

For the complete list of official sweepstakes rules, please visit
www.seahawks.com/centurylink.

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.seahawks.com
Website: http://www.centurylink.com
Contact: Meg Andrews, +1-206-733-5124, meg.andrews@centurylink.com
 
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