OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ) today announced that its board of directors has declared a dividend on the company's common stock. A dividend of $0.625 per share is payable Sept. 30, 2007, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Sept. 7, 2007.
Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, offers a complete suite of common sense communications services. The company has approximately 20,000 employees and operates in 18 states. EMBARQ is included in the S&P 500.
For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed Internet, wireless, and satellite TV from DISH Network(R) -- all on one monthly bill.
For businesses, EMBARQ has a comprehensive range of flexible and integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio includes local voice and data services, long distance, Business Class DSL, wireless, enhanced data network services, voice and data communication equipment and managed network services.
EMBARQ ranked highest in customer satisfaction among large enterprise businesses, according to J.D. Power and Associates Study. The company achieved this ranking by scoring highest overall with large enterprise businesses in these critical factors: performance and reliability, cost of service, offerings and promotions, sales representatives and account executives, company image, and billing.
EMBARQ believes that by focusing on the communities the company serves and by employing common sense and practical ingenuity, it is able to provide customers with a committed partner, dedicated customer service and innovative products for work and home. For more information, visit embarq.com.
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