DENVER, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders are teaming up to connect fans to their home team and the power of the digital world. With CenturyLink technology at the stadium, in-home and on the road, fans can connect to their home team, and long-held game day traditions.
Sanders will help CenturyLink connect to Broncos fans by appearing in local television and radio commercials as well as in online, print and social media promotions. CenturyLink understands that passionate football fans love to feed their deep affinity for the game. For products and services powering those passions no matter what they are or where they happen, CenturyLink scores.
"I couldn't be more excited to rejoin forces with CenturyLink to create excitement and connect with our fans for the upcoming Denver Broncos season," said Sanders.
Sanders is a two-time Pro Bowler entering his eighth season in the NFL. For three consecutive years, he has achieved 1,000 yards in completions. He has been with the team since 2014 and won Super Bowl 50 with the Broncos in 2016. Off the field, Sanders runs The Emmanuel Sanders Foundation, whose mission is to provide children from financially disadvantaged families with resources and support to reach their full potential and attain a better life.
"Emmanuel Sanders is a fan favorite and we're happy to have him on board to help promote CenturyLink as well as build momentum for the upcoming Denver Broncos season," said Matt Rotter, CenturyLink Mountain West region president. "Sports provide a unique opportunity to connect our customers to something they love. We're excited about the season ahead and about our special promotions that will play a part in the overall fan experience."
Beginning in September and continuing throughout the season, CenturyLink will host a bi-weekly social media promotion where fans can enter to win customized boxes filled with one-of-a-kind, exclusive items related to the team and tailored to the fan.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.
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