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Long distance service is critical to maintaining your relationships with customers, vendors and other important stakeholders. Likewise, long distance service quality can have an enormous impact on your business' efficiency and people's perception of it. Long distance services from CenturyLink provide high-quality connections over our fiber-optic network with an uptime service level agreement of 99.95%.


Clearly Reliable

A great deal of mission-critical business communications are still transacted over the phone, even in today's hyper-connected, digital environment. You can trust reliable, high-quality CenturyLink® Outbound Long Distance to keep you in close, personal touch with customers and suppliers across the U.S.

Outbound Long Distance connects over the robust CenturyLink multi-protocol label switching (MPLS), OC-192 fiber optic SONET network to all major serving areas in the country as part of a complete suite of communications tools available to complex large business customers. The national CenturyLink interexchange network infrastructure combines the use of a traditional circuit switched platform with a next-generation voice services platform, so you know your service is supported by the latest technology.

Outbound Long-Distance Phone Services

Switched Long-Distance Service

Switched long distance connects calls to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) via the prescribed interexchange carrier (PIC) assigned to your outgoing telephone line. Switched long-distance call fees include per-minute-of-use charges for both the originating and terminating ends of the call. Switched long distance does not require you to have any additional equipment on your premises.

Dedicated Long-Distance Service

CenturyLink® Dedicated Outbound Long Distance service provides local access to the CenturyLink national network via a local loop circuit using CenturyLink owned and operated facilities, third-party provider facilities, or facilities you arrange on your own. Actual bandwidth and speed of circuits can vary from 56/64 Kbps or 1.544Mbps up to 1Gbps. Dedicated long distance call fees include monthly charges for the dedicated circuit and per-minutes-of-use charges for the terminating end of the call. On premise, long-distance routing equipment is needed to accommodate dedicated long distance.

Efficient, High-Quality Voice Connections

  • Network up-time of 99.95%
  • High voice quality over fiber-optic network
  • Convenience with 18/6 billing increments, customized price plans and online management tool
  • Competitive rates
  • Switched and dedicated long-distance plans to meet different budget and use needs
From Our Industry Experts

We're able to match our members' technological communications capabilities while simultaneously cutting our costs by $200 per

George Peck  • Vice President  • Aurora Chamber of Commerce

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The CenturyLink network covers the entire continental United States, and hundreds of international destinations.

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