MONROE, La., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyTel, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces that it is scheduled to participate in the following analyst conferences:

    Morgan Stanley 13th Annual                               Tuesday
    Global Media & Communications Conference                 May 13, 2008

    Oppenheimer                                              Wednesday
    Annual Communication & Technology Conference             June 4, 2008

    Credit Suisse Convergence Conference                     Thursday
                                                             June 12, 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 the 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.