MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs are teaming up to connect fans to their home team and the power of the digital world.
Diggs will help CenturyLink connect to Vikings 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. With CenturyLink technology in the stadium, at home and on the road, fans can be connected to their favorite team, family members and friends, and game day traditions.
"I could not be more excited to again join forces with CenturyLink to create excitement with Viking fans about the upcoming season," said Diggs.
Diggs is entering his third season with the Vikings. In 2015, he was the first Vikings rookie in franchise history to lead the team in receptions. Following the 2015 season, Diggs was named to the Professional Football Writers of America 2015 All-Rookie team. He ranks third in Vikings history for catches by a rookie and fifth in receiving yards by a rookie.
"Stefon Diggs is a fan favorite and we are happy to again have him on board to help promote CenturyLink products and services this season," said Duane Ring, CenturyLink Midwest region president. "Viking fans are excited for the 2017 season to start, and CenturyLink can help connect fans to the team and its players through CenturyLink broadband and entertainment services."
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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