WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a task order from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) that was evaluated at $20 million over the next five years to provide Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services to GSA Region 8, the Rocky Mountain region.

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CenturyLink will provide both hosted and premises-based VoIP solutions to GSA Region 8 offices throughout Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Utah.

This award was made under the competitive fair opportunity process of GSA's Networx Enterprise contract. GSA's Networx program is the largest telecommunications contract vehicle ever awarded by the federal government.

"We've successfully worked with GSA Region 8 for decades as a provider of Centrex and business voice services, and we're delighted that GSA has chosen CenturyLink to provide turn-key VoIP services to GSA's customer agencies in the Rocky Mountain region," 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 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 CenturyLinkTM PrismTM 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.

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