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

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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

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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