MONROE, La., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyLink (CenturyTel, Inc., NYSE: CTL) plans to release its fourth quarter 2009 earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, February 25, 2010, and host a related conference call at 10:30 a.m. CST that day.

The conference call will be streamed live over CenturyLink's Web site at Interested parties can also access the call by dialing 866.219.5894 five minutes prior to the start of the call. A digital recording of the call will be available beginning at 2:30 p.m. CST on February 25, 2010 and ending March 3, 2010, at 11:59 p.m. CST. The replay can be accessed by calling 888.266.2081 and entering the access code: 1427251. A replay of the call will also be available on the Web site beginning at 2:00 p.m. CST on February 25, 2010 and ending March 17, 2010, at 11:59 p.m. CDT.

CenturyLink is a leading provider of high-quality voice, broadband and video services over its advanced communications networks to consumers and businesses in 33 states. CenturyLink, headquartered in Monroe, La., is an S&P 500 Company and expects to be listed in the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information on CenturyLink, visit

Source: CenturyTel, Inc.

CONTACT: Tony Davis of CenturyTel, Inc., +1-318-388-9525,

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