Centrex Prime

Focus on Your Business and Let Centrex Prime Handle Your Business Communications

Centrex Prime lets you tailor a system to your specific needs with its suite of advanced, central-office-based data and voice communications services that can serve as your primary business communications system or as a cost-effective addition to your PBX. 

Centrex Prime is a powerful solution that fully incorporates digital technology into its platform, allowing you to use it for virtually any communications task—from analog phone service to a 129 Kbps digital connection for Internet connectivity. And because all hardware and software lives at a CenturyLink central office, your space and energy resources are freed up so you can focus on your core business.



Centrex Prime Standard Features

  • Caller ID Name and Number
  • Call Forwarding - Don't Answer, Busy, Variable
  • Call Waiting
  • Direct Inward Dialing
  • Distinctive Ringing/Distinctive Call Waiting
  • GUI Web-Based Feature Management - Moves, Adds and Changes
  • Hunting
  • Intrasystem Calling
  • Last Number Redial
  • Line Restrictions
  • Message Waiting
  • Outgoing Trunk Queuing
  • Speed Calling
  • Station Message Detail Recording

Centrex Prime Optional Features

  • Automatic Route Selection
  • Custom Local Area Signaling Services (CLASS) Features—Call Trace, Selective Call Forwarding, Selective Call Rejection
  • Direct Inward System Access (DISA)
  • Electronic Key Station Service
  • Private Facility Terminations—Paging, DS-1, ISDN-PRI
  • Uniform Call Distribution


  • Minimize Capital and Operational Costs
  • Leverage Speed and Power for Integration of Data and Voice
  • Build Virtual Key Systems, Share ISDN Lines, and Explore Multimedia Applications
  • Extend the Life of Your Existing Equipment
  • Add a Wide Variety of Voice and Data Features
  • Enjoy 24/7 Monitoring, Continual Maintenance, and Automatic Technical Upgrades



Centrex Prime delivers telecommunications features and service from CenturyLink's digital Class 5 central office switching system via advanced network connections to your premises. CenturyLink's central offices are access controlled for security and engineered with redundant switching components and back-up power providing 99.999 percent availability. Customers connect to Centrex PRIME service using a variety of customer premises equipment (CPE) options that allow for single line, multi-line, and attendant console applications. CPE may be purchased from CenturyLink or a variety of quality providers. CenturyLink uses secure and redundantly engineered application server arrangements to provide customer management capabilities for moves, adds, and changes, as well as call management.

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