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CenturyLink, Inc. operates as an integrated telecommunications company in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Consumer, Business, Wholesale, and Data Hosting. It offers local and long distance calling services; broadband services; private line, dedicated internet access, and digital subscriber line services; and multi-protocol label switching, a data networking technology that delivers service to support real time voice and video. The company also provides hosting services, including centralized information technology infrastructure; and managed services comprising cloud and traditional computing, application management, back-up, and storage services, as well as planning, design, implementation, and support services. In addition, it offers collocation, Ethernet, and facilities-based video services; satellite digital television; voice over internet protocol services; wireless services under Verizon brand name; integrated services digital network services; wide area network services; and switched access services to wireline and wireless service providers. Further, the company provides data integration services, including the sale of telecommunications equipment to customers for use on their premises, as well as related professional services, such as network management, installation and maintenance of data equipment, and building of proprietary fiber-optic networks for governmental and other business customers. Additionally, CenturyLink, Inc. leases and subleases space in its office buildings, warehouses, and other properties. As of December 31, 2013, it operated approximately 13.0 million access lines in 37 states and served approximately 6.0 million broadband subscribers; and operated 55 data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Monroe, Louisiana.

45,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/6/14
Founded in 1968

centurylink inc (CTL) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $725.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Accounting Officer, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $475.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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CenturyLink, Inc. Wins New DHS EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated Task Order

CenturyLink, Inc. recently was awarded a task order from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Cybersecurity and Communications to provide Intrusion Prevention Security Services, known as EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E3A) protections, to U.S. federal civilian agencies. The one-year task order was issued under a four-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for EINSTEIN cybersecurity services that was previously awarded to CenturyLink in March 2013. DHS's EINSTEIN program uses network traffic patterns indicating known or suspected malicious cyber activity to help participating federal agencies protect their IT systems. The new task order includes additional managed security services and cybersecurity capabilities that will be integrated into the current CenturyLink E3A service, which is the first E3A intrusion prevention capability to achieve initial operating capability from DHS. The CenturyLink E3A service is also the first fully operational E3A system that is actively providing cybersecurity services to federal civilian agencies' end-users. The EINSTEIN program provides advanced email filtering and web Domain Name System spoofing protections, as well as signature-based intrusion detection, prevention and mitigation services to participating federal agencies under the guidance and oversight of DHS. EINSTEIN capabilities are provided through a combination of commercial off-the-shelf hardware and software, government-developed software, and commercially available managed security services that are enhanced by DHS-provided information. By supplying E3A cybersecurity services over its carrier-class network, CenturyLink is able to provide federal government agencies with the information security and reliability they need to carry out their missions.

CenturyLink, Inc. Enters into the First Amendment to its Amended and Restated Revolving Credit Facility

On December 3, 2014, CenturyLink, Inc. (CenturyLink) entered into the First Amendment to its amended and restated revolving credit facility among CenturyLink, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and the other agents and lenders named therein. The Amendment amends CenturyLink's Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of April 6, 2012 (the Credit Facility), to, among other things, (i) extend the maturity date of the facility from April 6, 2017 to December 3, 2019 (unless terminated sooner upon the occurrence of certain events), (ii) modestly reduce certain specified interest rates on borrowings and commitment fees payable by CenturyLink and (iii) provide additional flexibility to CenturyLink under certain of the facility's covenants. Under the Amendment, interest will be assessed on future borrowings using either the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) or the base rate (as defined in the Credit Facility) plus an applicable margin between 1.00% to 2.25% per annum for LIBOR-based loans and 0.00% to 1.25% per annum for base rate loans depending on CenturyLink's then current senior unsecured long-term debt rating. Upon giving effect to the Amendment, the Credit Facility had 16 lenders, with commitments ranging from $3.5 million to $198.5 million.

CenturyLink, Inc. Adds Cloud Data Center Service to its GSA Networx Contract

CenturyLink, Inc. added its cloud data center service, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service product, to the list of items available to federal government agencies via the General Services Administration (GSA)'s Networx Universal contract. GSA's Networx program is the telecommunications contract vehicle ever awarded by the federal government. CenturyLink's cloud data center service, which includes virtual and dedicated platforms and offers a secure multitenant public cloud solution, is now available via the Networx Universal contract as well as GSA's IT Schedule 70 contract, which is the largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government. CenturyLink's cloud data center service offers connected public, private and hybrid cloud solutions that support the on-demand computing, storage, platform and application needs of large and small federal agencies. CenturyLink also provides managed security services that enable agile, dependable, scalable and secure IT solutions in the cloud. By supplying cloud and managed hosting services over its carrier-class network, CenturyLink is able to provide government agencies with the security and reliability they need to carry out their many missions.


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