WASHINGTON, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract renewal worth $2.1 million over the next five years to provide telecommunications services to the U.S. Army base at Fort Stewart, Ga.

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The contract is for one year with four one-year options. The award decision was based on CenturyLink's past performance, technical solution and total cost.

CenturyLink will continue to provide Internet, data services, local telephone exchange and other telecommunications products and services to support Fort Stewart's operations and soldiers, including the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division. Fort Stewart covers 280,000 acres, including Hunter Army Airfield and parts of five different counties in southeast Georgia.

"CenturyLink is honored to have won a renewed agreement with Fort Stewart that means we will continue to supply telecommunications, data and Internet services to the soldiers and operations at the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi River," said Diana Gowen, CenturyLink senior vice president and general manager, who oversees solutions for federal, state and local government customers.

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV® brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink's customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country's largest cities to families living in rural America. 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.

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