MONROE, La., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyTel, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate in the following analyst conferences:

UBS' 35th Annual Wednesday
Media & Communications Conference December 5, 2007

Citigroup Eighteenth Annual Entertainment, Tuesday
Media & Telecommunications Conference January 8, 2008

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.

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