Company History

Company History

The 1970s

1971

The company was renamed Century Telephone Enterprises, Inc.

1972

Century bought the La Crosse (Wisconsin) Telephone Corporation, making a name for itself overnight within the industry.

1978

Shares of Century common stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time October 24, under the symbol CTL.

Century began to replace electromechanical switches with digital computer technology.

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