CenturyLink Corporate Blog
The FCC is often overlooked by many Americans. However, its decisions impact virtually every consumer, business and anchor institution in the country because we all rely on access to phones, the internet, cable, wireless devices and other communications and entertainment options.
At CenturyLink, we support an open internet through the reversal of regulatory restrictions that harm businesses, consumers, and impede job growth. A truly open internet requires consistent rules for all providers of internet services, including content providers, which protect customers and investment—especially in rural markets.
I recently had the honor of being selected to the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), joining more than 600 current and former senior executives at Fortune 1,000 and Global 500 companies in an organization whose mission focuses on diversity in the ...
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) supports the nomination of Brendan Carr to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, issuing the following statement: “CenturyLink congratulates Brendan Carr on being nominated to serve as an FCC commissioner,” said David Bartlett, CenturyLink vice president of federal government affairs. “Carr is a first-rate lawyer with a behind-the-scenes track record of getting things done at the FCC. He understands the challenges of providing broadband service to rural America and the importance of the U.S. remaining the global leader in broadband deployment. We look forward to working with him on policies to bring the benefits of the broadband economy to more communities in America.”
Our nation’s economy depends on technology and innovation. Essential to growth and innovation is the underlying infrastructure—a robust network platform.
It’s been four months since we launched a new, expanded structure for our Alliances organization, and we’re constantly thinking about how to measure our progress. While there are a variety of metrics to put against success, the true indicator lies with whether our partners and customers have seen us walk the talk.
CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) supports the renomination of Jessica Rosenworcel to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, issuing the following statement: “CenturyLink congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel on the news that she will be renominated to serve as an FCC commissioner,” said David Bartlett, CenturyLink vice president of federal government affairs. “She is a thoughtful public servant who has an excellent grasp of the issues facing today's communications industry and we look forward to working with her again.”
In schools across America, more than 20 million children rely on free and reduced price meals through their school lunch programs. However, when those kids are away from school over weekends and school breaks, many of them go hungry. Backpack ...
The states of Minnesota and Virginia recently approved the merger of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT). These two states joined Delaware, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Ohio, Utah and West Virginia in approving the merger. The merger also recently received regulatory clearance from Puerto Rico and Montana, joining Connecticut, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada and Texas in granting regulatory clearance for the merger.
Yesterday’s decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to open a rulemaking on the long-debated open internet issue was a good day for the internet and public policy. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’ s boldness in seeking further comment on such a volatile issue is to be commended.