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CenturyLink congratulates FCC nominee Geoffrey Starks on committee vote

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) congratulates Federal Communications Commission (FCC) nominee Geoffrey Starks on being approved by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee today.

“We congratulate Geoffrey Starks on his Senate Commerce Committee vote and look forward to speedy floor action on his nomination, as well as the nomination of FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr for a second term,” said David Bartlett, CenturyLink vice president of federal government affairs. “We look forward to working together on ways the FCC can help protect consumers, encourage greater use of telemedicine and promote broadband access by incenting private sector investment in fiber networks.”

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world's best networking company by solving customers' increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers' trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

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