Company sponsors community events around the country

MONROE, La. – Throughout its 85-year history, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) has transformed itself to meet customer demand, changes in the marketplace and technological advancements, but has always remained focused on strengthening the communities it serves. To commemorate its 85th anniversary as well as its legacy of service to its communities, the company chose April 11, CenturyLink Volunteer Day, to announce its commitment to complete 85 community volunteer projects nationwide over the remainder of the year.

On CenturyLink Volunteer Day, a national day of community service, CenturyLink employees around the country will participate in numerous company-sponsored projects such as a Habitat for Humanity build in Albuquerque, serving breakfast at the Denver Rescue Mission and a city-wide recycling event in Seattle, as well as existing opportunities within their communities. Employees will continue to celebrate the company’s 85th anniversary throughout 2015 by participating in various community projects.

“We are pleased that our employees are making a difference through their volunteer efforts. Our employee volunteerism helps us achieve our vision of improving lives in the communities where we work and live,” said Kristy LaCroix, CenturyLink’s community relations manager.

In addition, the company supports numerous local philanthropic efforts year round, such as the annual food drive and employee giving campaign.

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.

Contact:

Annmarie Sartor, (318) 801-0046, annmarie.sartor@centurylink.com

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