MONROE, La., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyLink (CenturyTel, Inc.), (NYSE: CTL) plans to release its second quarter 2009 earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, August 6, 2009, and host a related conference call at 10:30 a.m. CDT that day.

The conference call will be streamed live over CenturyLink's Web site at www.centurylink.com. Interested parties can also access the call by dialing 866.259.6033 five minutes prior to the start of the call. A digital recording of the call will be available beginning at 2:30p.m. CDT on August 6, 2009 and ending August 12, 2009, at 11:59 p.m. CDT. The replay can be accessed by calling 888.266.2081 and entering the access code: 1377919. A replay of the call will also be available on the Web site beginning at 2:00p.m. CDT on August 6, 2009 and ending August 26, 2009, 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&P500 Company and expects to be listed in the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations. For more information on CenturyLink, visit www.centurylink.com.

SOURCE CenturyTel, Inc.