Headquartered in Monroe Lousinana, Century Link is the 3rd largest telecommunication corporation in the US and one of the largest internet service providers. It is also a leader in providing hosted IT solutions and cloud infrastructure for enterprise clients. It offers voice, data and managed services to local, national as well as some international corporations through its advanced fiber optics communication network and various branches for customers. Century Link also provides entertainment services like Direct TV and Century Link “Prism” T.V which is similar to AT&T’s U-verse service.
In 2011, Century Link acquired Qwest Communications. If you are one of the migrating customers, you might have noticed the green “Qwest” logo changing to CenturyLink logo. This merger helped them expand their fiber optics network to some 190,000 route miles. This enabled them to launch their services to more US states like New Mexico, Utah and Montana.
Century Link provides its services to about 6.5 million citizens across the US and also offer services outside the continental US. They possess over a million telecommunication access lines in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, Washington and Colorado and over 73,000 in Louisiana. Www.CenturyLink.Com continues to expand their network with new infrastructure in different States across the US and also outside the country. It is defiantly a company to keep a close eye on as they continue to grow.
CenturyLink.Com has a well established customer support service. They offer tons of helpful information for the customers online which includes, tutorials, forums, speed tests and store locators. They can be contacted through telephone, online chat and email.
In 2009 Century Link acquired Emparq infrastructure in an all stock transaction worth $11.6 billion. That also included the $5.8 billion in Emparq’s debt.
Century Link acquired Savvis, Inc for $2.5 billion this included Savvis approximate debt of $0.7. This acquisition helped them expand their services towards hosted IT solutions and cloud infrastructure.
The company started its operations as Central Telephone and Electronics Corporation in 1968. Its name was changed to Century Telephone Enterprises in 1971. And from 1999 to 2010 it was called Century Tel, Inc.