MONROE, La., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyTel, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate in the following analyst conferences:

     Merrill Lynch                                  Wednesday
     Communications Forum                           February 28

     Raymond James 28th Annual                      Monday
     Institutional Investors Conference             March 5

     Bank of America 2007 Media,
     Telecommunications and                         Thursday
     Entertainment Conference                       March 29

Conference hosts may provide webcast availability in some cases. For information regarding the specific presentation times and webcast availability, please visit the Investor Calendar on CenturyTel's Investor Relations Web site at ir.centurytel.com . Participation in these conferences is subject to change due to unforeseen events. Therefore, please check the company's Investor Calendar prior to each conference.

CenturyTel (NYSE: CTL) is a leading provider of communications, high speed Internet and entertainment services in small-to-mid-size cities through our broadband and fiber transport networks. Included in the S&P 500 Index, CenturyTel delivers advanced communications with a personal touch to customers in 25 states. Visit us at www.centurytel.com .

SOURCE CenturyTel, Inc.