CenturyLink is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services.
It also offers voice and data communications, as well as television and home security services. CenturyLink's local and long distance voice communications is POTS. CenturyLink's data communication is through DSL, Metro Ethernet, MPLS, ATM, and Frame Relay over fiber optics and copper DS-3 and T-1 lines. The Company also offers bundling with Verizon Wireless.
Company Growth (employees)
Monroe, US
Size (employees)
42,500 (est)
CenturyLink was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Monroe, US

Key People/Management at CenturyLink

Glen Post

Glen Post

Chief Executive Officer and President

CenturyLink Office Locations

CenturyLink has offices in Monroe, Denver, Herndon, Atlanta and in 128 other locations
Monroe, US (HQ)
100 CenturyLink Drive
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CenturyLink Financials and Metrics

CenturyLink Financials

CenturyLink's revenue was reported to be $4.2 b in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

4.2 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

2.3 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

163 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

631 m

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

10 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

214 m
CenturyLink's current market capitalization is $10 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


18.1 b18 b17.9 b17.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

7.5 b7.8 b7.8 b7.8 b

Gross profit

10.6 b10.2 b10.1 b9.7 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


4.5 b4.5 b4.5 b4.4 b4.6 b4.4 b4.4 b4.4 b4.2 b

Cost of goods sold

2 b2 b1.9 b2 b2 b1.9 b1.9 b2 b1.9 b

Gross profit

2.6 b2.5 b2.5 b2.5 b2.6 b2.5 b2.4 b2.4 b2.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


168 m128 m126 m222 m

Current Assets

3.9 b3.6 b2.7 b5.2 b


20.7 b20.8 b20.7 b19.7 b

Total Assets

51.8 b50.1 b47.6 b47 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


181 m734 m155 m155 m355 m438 m191 m140 m214 m

Current Assets

3.6 b4 b3.5 b3.3 b3.4 b2.9 b2.8 b2.7 b5 b


20.7 b20.7 b20.8 b20.8 b20.8 b20.7 b20.8 b20.8 b19.7 b

Total Assets

50.6 b50.6 b49.5 b49 b48.8 b47.5 b47.1 b46.8 b46.6 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(239 m)772 m878 m626 m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.9 b

Accounts Receivable

(212 m)(163 m)(132 m)(266 m)

Accounts Payable

(76 m)70 m(168 m)109 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

396 m584 m192 m335 m540 m236 m432 m584 m163 m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2 b3.3 b1 b2.1 b3.1 b976 m2 b3 b880 m

Accounts Receivable

(72 m)(111 m)(27 m)(51 m)(91 m)26 m(125 m)(158 m)116 m

Accounts Payable

75 m(21 m)(80 m)(112 m)(84 m)78 m74 m52 m(81 m)
USDY, 2017


99 k

Financial Leverage

3.5 x
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CenturyLink Operating Metrics

CenturyLink's Broadband Subscribers was reported to be 5.9 m in Q1, 2017
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Fiber Miles

177 k259 k265 k

Broadband Subscribers

6.08 m6.1 m6.1 m6.1 m6.05 m6.1 m6 m6 m5.95 m5.9 m

TV Subscribers

242 k285 k302 k311 k318 k325 k

Data Centers

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CenturyLink Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Actel, LLC
Bloomingdale Telephone Company, Inc.
Century Cellunet International, Inc.
Cellunet of India Limited
Century Telephone of West Virginia, Inc.
CenturyLink – Clarke M. Williams Foundation
CenturyLink Communications, LLC
Cognilytics, Inc.
Cognilytics Software and Consulting Private Limited
ElasticBox, Inc.
netAura, LLC
Qwest International Services Corporation
Qwest N Limited Partnership
Qwest Transoceanic, Inc.
Qwest Communications International Ltd.
CenturyLink Limited
CenturyLink Austria GmbH
Qwest Holdings, BV
CenturyLink Belgium Sprl
Qwest France SAS
Qwest Germany GmbH
Qwest Netherlands BV
Qwest Peru S.R.L.
Qwest Telecommunications Asia, Limited
Qwest Australia Pty Limited
Qwest Communications Japan Corporation
Qwest Communications Korea, Limited
Qwest Hong Kong Telecommunications, Limited
Qwest Singapore Pte Ltd.
Qwest Taiwan Telecommunications, Limited
CenturyTel of Adamsville, Inc.
CenturyTel of Arkansas, Inc.
CenturyTel Broadband Services, LLC
CenturyTel TeleVideo, Inc.
CenturyTel/Teleview of Wisconsin, Inc.
Qwest Broadband Services, Inc.
CenturyTel Broadband Wireless, LLC
CenturyTel of Central Indiana, Inc.
CenturyTel of Central Louisiana, LLC
CenturyTel of Chatham, LLC
CenturyTel of Chester, Inc.
CenturyTel of Claiborne, Inc.
CenturyTel of East Louisiana, LLC
CenturyTel of Evangeline, LLC
CenturyTel Holdings, Inc.
Century Marketing Solutions, LLC
CenturyTel Arkansas Holdings, Inc.
CenturyTel of Central Arkansas, LLC
CenturyTel of Northwest Arkansas, LLC
CenturyTel Holdings Alabama, Inc.
CenturyTel of Alabama, LLC
CenturyTel Holdings Missouri, Inc.
CenturyTel of Missouri, LLC
CenturyTel Investments of Texas, Inc.
CenturyTel of the Northwest, Inc.
Brown Equipment Corp.
Carter Company, Inc.
Honomach PR
Cascade Autovon Company
CenturyTel/Cable Layers
CenturyTel of Central Wisconsin
CenturyTel of Colorado
CenturyTel of Eagle
CenturyTel of Eastern Oregon
CenturyTel Entertainment
CenturyTel of Fairwater-Brandon-Alto
CenturyTel of Forestville
CenturyTel of the Gem State
CenturyTel of Inter Island
CenturyTel of Larsen-Readfield
CenturyTel of the Midwest-Kendall
CenturyTel of the Midwest-Wisconsin
CenturyTel of Minnesota
CenturyTel of Monroe County
CenturyTel of Montana
CenturyTel of Northern Wisconsin
CenturyTel of Oregon
CenturyTel of Paradise
CenturyTel of Cowiche
CenturyTel of Postville
CenturyTel of Southern Wisconsin
CenturyTel of the Southwest
CenturyTel Telecom Service
CenturyTel Telephone Utilities
CenturyTel of Upper Michigan
CenturyTel of Washington
CenturyTel of Wyoming
Eagle Valley Communications Corporation
International Communications Holdings
CenturyTel Midwest - Michigan
CenturyTel SM Telecorp
CenturyTel Telecommunications
Pacific Telecom
CenturyTel Internet Holdings
CenturyTel Mobile Communications
CenturyTel of Mountain Home
CenturyTel of North Louisiana
CenturyTel of North Mississippi
CenturyTel of Ohio
CenturyTel of Ooltewah-Collegedale
CenturyTel of Redfield
CenturyTel of San Marcos
CenturyTel Service Group
CenturyTel of Southeast Louisiana
CenturyTel of Southwest Louisiana
CenturyTel Supply Group
CenturyTel Web Solutions
CenturyTel of Wisconsin
PTI Communications of Ketchikan
CenturyTel of Michigan
CenturyTel of Northwest Louisiana
CenturyTel San Marcos Investments
CenturyTel of South Arkansas
Embarq Corporation
PTI Communications of Minnesota
CenturyTel of Northern Michigan
CenturyTel of Odon
CenturyTel Security Systems
CenturyTel of Lake Dallas
PTI Transponders
Universal Manufacturing Corp.
CenturyTel Investments
CenturyTel of Idaho
CenturyTel of Port Aransas
CenturyTel of Ringgold
Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company LLC
SC One Company
Centel Corporation
Centel Capital Corporation
Central Telephone Company of Texas
EQ Central Texas Equipment LLC
Central Telephone Company
Central Telephone Company of Virginia
Embarq Florida
The Winter Park Telephone Company
CenturyLink Intellectual Property LLC
Embarq Directory Trademark Company
CenturyLink Public Communications
CenturyLink Sales Solutions
Embarq Capital Corporation
SC Seven Company
Embarq Interactive Holdings LLC
Embarq Interactive Markets LLC
Embarq Management Company
EQ Management Equipment LP
Embarq Mid-Atlantic Management Services Company
Embarq Minnesota
Embarq Missouri
SC Eight Company
Embarq Network Company LLC
EQ Equipment Leasing
United Telephone Company of the Carolinas LLC
SC Two Company
United Telephone Company of Eastern Kansas
United Telephone Company of Florida
United Telephone Company of Indiana
SC Four Company
United Telephone Company of Kansas
United Teleservices
United Telephone Company of Pennsylvania LLC
SC Six Company
Madison River Communications Corp.
Gulf Coast Services
Gulf Telephone Company
Qwest Communications International
Valley Network Partnership
United Telephone Company of Southcentral Kansas
United Telephone Company of the West
Gallatin River Holdings L.L.C.
Madison River Finance Corp.
Madison River Holdings LLC
United Telephone Southeast LLC
Pacific Telecom Cellular of Alaska RSA #1
Embarq Midwest Management Services Company
United Telephone Company of New Jersey
United Telephone Company of the Northwest
United Telephone Company of Texas
SC Three Company
Hillsboro Telephone Company
Lafayette MSA Limited Partnership
SC Five Company
Gallatin River Communications L.L.C.
Coastal Utilities
EUnet International B.V.
United Telephone Company of Ohio
Madison River Management LLC
EQ United Texas Equipment LLC
Madison River LTD Funding LLC
EUnet International Limited
Qwest B.V.
KPNQwest N.V.
Qwest Capital Funding
Qwest Europe LLC
Qwest Services Corporation
CenturyLink Investment Management Company
1200 Landmark Center Condominium Association
Block 142 Parking Garage Association
Qwest Database Services
SMS/800, Inc.
Qwest India Holdings
CenturyLink Technologies India Private Limited
The El Paso County Telephone Company
Qwest Dex Holdings
Qwest Government Services
Qwest Wireless
CenturyLink Australia Pty. Ltd.
CenturyLink do Brasil Participaҫões Ltda.
CenturyLink Comunicaҫões Ltda.
CenturyLink Europe B.V.
CenturyLink Europe B.V., The Netherlands, filial Sweden
SAVVIS Europe BV Sucursal en España
CenturyLink France S.A.S.
CenturyLink Germany GmbH
CenturyLink Italia S.r.l.
CenturyLink Japan
CenturyLink Philippines
CenturyLink Poland Sp Zo.o.
CenturyLink Singapore Pte. Ltd.
CenturyLink Switzerland A.G.
CenturyLink Taiwan Limited
CenturyLink Technology Hong Kong Limited
CenturyLink IT Consulting (Shanghai) Co.
CenturyLink Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
CenturyLink Technology UK Limited
CenturyLink (Thailand) Limited
Digital Savvis HK JV
Digital Savvis HK Holding 1 Limited
Digital Savvis Investment Management HK Limited
Digital Savvis Management Subsidiary Limited
SAVVIS Argentina S.A.
SAVVIS Communications Canada
SAVVIS Communications Chile
SAVVIS Federal Systems
SkyComm Technologies Corporation
TelUSA Holdings
Western Re
CenturyLink Korea Limited
Spectra Communications Group
SAVVIS Communications Private Limited
SAVVIS Communications
SAVVIS Hungary Telecommunications KFT
Telephone USA of Wisconsin
Tier 3
SAVVIS Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
SAVVIS Communications International

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Traffic Overview of CenturyLink

CenturyLink Online and Social Media Presence

CenturyLink News and Updates

Digital transformation 'set to spur major IT spending'

Change is on the way for many companies as over half say they will be increasing IT spending levels within the next year.

CenturyLink hopes acquisition, VMware deal will strengthen enterprise appeal

If telecom giant CenturyLink Inc.’s proposed acquisition of fiber networking provider Level 3 gains final approval, it will give the company a new set of products to sell to enterprise customers and will fit nicely with its strategy to be a major multicloud network provider. CenturyLink has already …

CenturyLink enhances private cloud service with VMware

CenturyLink private cloud service receives an upgrade with VMware Cloud Foundation CenturyLink, Inc. recently updated its private cloud service, Dedicated Cloud Compute (DCC) Foundation, to a private service based on VMware Cloud Foundation. The cloud service gives companies the option of switching …

Watch the Dropkick Murphys reenact the Patriots' Super Bowl XLIX win

The Dropkick Murphys shipped up to Seattle on Wednesday for a performance at the WaMu Theatre. Before they took the stage, however, the Quincy-bred punk band stopped by CenturyLink Field to have some fun on the home turf of the Seahawks. As an homage to Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler’s game-savi…

Minnesota Sues CenturyLink For Overcharging Customers

CenturyLink shares are down because of it.

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