Awards & Accolades


CenturyLink receives SOAR (Seeking Opportunities Achieving Results) Business of the Year Award – San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce

CenturyLink received the first ever SOAR (Seeking Opportunities Achieving Results) Business of the Year Award from the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce for “exemplary service and commitment to the community.” The award recognizes local educational collaborative efforts for encouraging increased educational attainment in the area. CenturyLink was a founding member of the San Marcos Educational Foundation and funds three scholarships to San Marcos High School seniors who choose to attend Texas State University in the city.

CenturyLink receives TIDE Award – Walton County, Florida (Fourth Quarter Award)

The TIDE Program recognizes and celebrates economic investment by businesses and organizations in Walton County. Two awards are presented quarterly by the Walton County Economic Development Alliance (WCEDA) to area businesses that made a tangible investment or improvement in buildings, equipment/machinery, or other business assets that resulted in the creation or retention of jobs, increase in tax base, and other forms of economic growth. The WCEDA also recognizes businesses that have made a long-term investment in Walton County by having operated successfully for a minimum of five years, and are in good standing with and have contributed to the community in which they conduct business.

CenturyLink named Member of the Year – Olive Branch, Mississippi Old Towne Association

CenturyLink was named 2009 Member of the Year by the Olive Branch Old Towne Association.

CenturyLink named Best of Charlott, Readers’ Choice Award – Port Charlotte, Florida

CenturyLink’s Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda Area retail store was presented with the 2009 Best of Charlotte Readers’ Choice Award for Internet provision.

CenturyLink receives Golden Hands Award from Asian American Chamber of Commerce

CenturyLink received the Golden Hands Award from the Asian American Chamber of Commerce in Apopka, Florida. The award is given for exemplary contributions of time, energy and dedication to a cause, project or community, without expectation of financial gain by the recipient, which embodies the highest spirit of caring and self giving.

​CenturyLink named Corporate Member of the Year – New Bern, North Carolina Area Chamber of Commerce

CenturyLink was named Corporate Member of the Year by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. The company was cited for being a consistent and dependable supporter of Chamber events and its membership in the New Bern Military Alliance since it began in 2001.

CenturyLink named Southern Arizona Corporation of the Year

The Tucson Hispanic Chamber is proud to announce the selection of CenturyLink as the 2013 Southern Arizona Corporation of the Year. CenturyLink was selected for its leadership in serving the Hispanic market and serving as an example of the benefits of bicultural, bilingual enterprise.

CenturyLink named Best Internet Service Provider – Des Moines, Iowa

CenturyLink was awarded the Best Internet Service Provider award by the Des Moines Business Record in September.

CenturyLink named Top Telecom Service Provider by Minneapolis-St. Paul American City Business Journal

CenturyLink was ranked the number one telecom service provider on the American Business Journal’s Top 25 List published June 8, 2013.

CenturyLink named Best Place to Work by Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal

CenturyLink was named the Best Place to work by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal in 2013.

CenturyLink Wins Arizona D-Backs Most Valuable Partner Award

The Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team honored their biggest supporters, including CenturyLink, Thursday, January 17, 2013, at their second annual D-backs Most Valuable Partner Awards ceremony at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, Phoenix, Arizona.

Readers choose CenturyLink for the Best Internet Service – Harnett County, North Carolina

CenturyLink has the best Internet services in Harnett County, North Carolina, according to readers of the Dunn Daily Record. With its quick speed for download and the capability for numerous Wi-Fi users under one roof, readers chose CenturyLink as the best.


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