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Last $26.86 USD
Change Today +0.96 / 3.71%
Volume 5.2M
CTL On Other Exchanges
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Company Description

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100 CenturyLink Drive

Monroe, LA 71203

United States

Phone: 318-388-9000

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CenturyLink, Inc., an integrated communications company, provides a range of communications services to its residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers. The company’s communications services include local and long-distance, broadband, private line (including special access), multi-protocol label switching (MPLS), data integration, managed hosting (including cloud hosting), colocation, Ethernet, network access, video, wireless, and other ancillary services. As of December 31, 2014, the company had approximately 12.4 million total access lines. The company operates 74% of its total access lines in portions of Colorado, Arizona, Washington, Minnesota, Florida, North Carolina, Oregon, Iowa, Utah, New Mexico, Missouri, and Nevada. It also provides local service in portions of Idaho, Ohio, Wisconsin, Virginia, Texas, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Montana, Alabama, Indiana, Arkansas, Wyoming, Tennessee, New Jersey, South Dakota, North Dakota, Kansas, Louisiana, South Carolina, Michigan, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and California. In the portion of these 37 states where the company has access lines, which the company refers to as its local service area, the company is the incumbent local telephone company. As of December 31, 2014, the company served approximately 6.1 million broadband subscribers. It also operates 58 data centers throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Segments The company operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. Business This segment consists of providing strategic, legacy, and data integration products and services to enterprise, wholesale, and governmental customers, including other communication providers. The company’s strategic products and services offered to these customers include its private line (including special access), broadband, Ethernet, MPLS, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), network management services, colocation, managed hosting, and cloud hosting services. The company’s legacy services offered to these customers primarily include switched access, long-distance, and local services, including the sale of unbundled network elements (UNEs), which allow its wholesale customers to use its network or a combination of its network and their own networks to provide voice and data services to their customers. Consumer This segment consists of providing strategic and legacy products and services to residential customers. The company’s strategic products and services offered to these customers include its broadband, wireless, and video services, including its Prism TV services. The company’s legacy services offered to these customers include local and long-distance service. Products and Services The company’s products and services include local and long-distance, broadband, private line (including special access), MPLS, data integration, managed hosting (including cloud hosting), colocation, Ethernet, network access, video, wireless, and other ancillary services. The company offers its customers the ability to bundle together various products and services. It offers integrated and unlimited local and long-distance services. The company’s customers could also bundle two or more services, such as broadband, video (including DIRECTV through its strategic partnership), voice, and Verizon Wireless (through its strategic partnership) services. Majority of the company’s products and services are provided using its telecommunications network, which consists of voice and data switches, copper cables, fiber-optic cables, and other equipment. The company’s network forms a portion of the public switched telephone network (PSTN). Strategic Services The company primarily focuses its marketing and sales efforts on its ‘strategic’ services. Its strategic services enable its customers to access the Internet, connect to private networks and transmit and store data, and improve the security, reliability, and efficiency of the company’s customers’ communications and data storage. The company’s strategic services include the following: Broadband: The company’s broadband services allow customers to connect to the Internet through thei

 

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