MONROE, La., May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyTel, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate in the following analyst conferences:

     Morgan Stanley 12th Annual                  Tuesday
     Communications Conference                   May 15

     Lehman Brothers 2007 Worldwide              Thursday
     Wireless and Wireline Conference            May 31

     Stifel Nicholas Financial                   Wednesday
     Conference at NXTcomm                       June 20

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 http://www.centurytel.com .

SOURCE CenturyTel, Inc.
05/09/2007
CONTACT: Tony Davis of CenturyTel, Inc., +1-318-388-9525, or tony.davis@centurytel.com 
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