Why CenturyLink Financial Stability

Stability in a Sea of Change

Have you avoided infrastructure investments because you thought they might fall short of your long-term plans? What if you could depend on a stable partner that you could trust to support your business through difficult economic times? You can with CenturyLink.

You need a technology provider you can rely on to meet the business' needs today and in the future. When you partner with CenturyLink, you join the ranks of 95% of the Fortune 500 who have chosen to entrust their business success with one of the most advanced, Tier 1 communications providers.

You can also be confident that your demands for technology, resources and ongoing support will never be a limitation. Our history as a Fortune 200 business and our strong financial position just got stronger as a result of our merger with Qwest.

You need a business capable of investing in emerging technologies and your business' future. With approximately 50,000 employees and more than $18B in revenue1, CenturyLink holds a strong financial position today and is able to invest in the technologies you will need tomorrow.

Financial highlights include:

  • $18.8 billion in revenue1
  • $1.9 billion free cash flow generated in 20102
  • Continued growth in strategic services revenue

1 2010 Pro Forma revenue for CenturyLink and Qwest combined.

2 Qwest generated $1.9 billion in adjusted free cash flow in 2010.