WAKE FOREST, N.C.  As part of its ongoing commitment to its customers in North Carolina, CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), has expanded its high-speed Internet (HSI) services to residential and business customers in Camden offering connection speeds up to 10 Mbps.

CenturyLink’s HSI gives customers a private, direct connection to the company’s national network and is designed for consistent broadband speeds. This allows customers to watch movies, stream videos, play online games and send large files without slowing down.

“CenturyLink is focused on improving and expanding broadband availability and increasing connectivity speeds to customers in North Carolina,” said Kevin McCarter, CenturyLink vice president and general manager for eastern North Carolina. “We understand how important it is for our customers to have access to fast, affordable Internet service so CenturyLink has made broadband availability a priority.”

CenturyLink HSI subscribers can create up to eight email addresses with significant mailbox storage capacity as well as a calendar and address book. The service also comes with a suite of online backup and 24/7 support services including troubleshooting, virus and spam protection, installation and file storage.

“CenturyLink is here to better connect our customers with family members, friends and businesses through advanced technologies,” said McCarter.  “Whether it’s the ability to download movies faster, run a business from home or have a superior connection for online chats with family members away from home, we are excited to say that we can now offer high-speed Internet service to customers near Lambs Road, Scotland Road, and Sawyer’s Creek Road in Camden.”

CenturyLink HSI prices start at $19.95 per month when bundled with the company’s voice services. Depending on where customers live, a variety of speeds may be available. Customers can order service or check service availability in their area by calling CenturyLink at (252) 338-3603, visiting the CenturyLink Store at 104 S. Cobb Street in Elizabeth City, or by visiting www.centurylink.com. 

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.