OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ) today announced that its board of directors has declared third quarter dividends for EMBARQ Common Stock. A dividend of $.50 per share is payable September 30, 2006, to stockholders of record at the close of business on September 8, 2006.
EMBARQ (NYSE: EQ) provides a complete suite of communications services to customers in its local service territories. EMBARQ, which is expected to rank among the Fortune 500, brings common-sense ideas, reliable service and a renewed commitment to the communities it serves. EMBARQ focuses on offering its customers practical, innovative products and competitive pricing. The company has approximately 20,000 employees and operates in 18 states offering local and long distance voice, data, high speed internet, wireless, and entertainment services. For more information, visit http://www.embarq.com .
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