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  1. 1. Introducing CenturyLink
  2. 2. CenturyLink Is … CenturyLink is a leading provider of high-quality broadband, entertainment and voice services over its advanced communications networks to consumers and businesses in 33 states. CenturyLink, headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana, is an S&P 500 Company and is included in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations.
  3. 3. <ul><li>CenturyLink is the fourth largest local exchange carrier – and the largest independent local exchange carrier – in the United States, based on access lines served. </li></ul>… A Communications Industry Leader <ul><ul><li>Our 20,000 employees in 33 states serve approximately </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7 million access lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3 million broadband customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>587,000 video subscribers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>including residential; small, medium and large business; wholesale and enterprise customer segments. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>During more than 60 years of service, CenturyTel founder, Clarke M. Williams, laid a foundation of leadership and integrity that will forever shape our view of how to manage the Company. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a man of vision, taking his company from fewer than 100 customers to the industry leader it is today. </li></ul>Our Heritage Clarke Williams
  5. 5. Our Operating Philosophy <ul><li>Mr. Williams set a lasting example for our company, both in the way he conducted his business and in the way he led his life. His legacy is most clearly manifested in our Unifying Principles. These attributes are the foundation upon which our company is built. </li></ul>Fairness Honesty and Integrity Commitment to Excellence Positive Attitude Respect Faith Perseverance
  6. 6. CenturyTel Network in 2008
  7. 7. Stronger Connected On July 1, 2009, CenturyTel completed its acquisition of Embarq Corporation in a tax free, stock-for-stock transaction, creating one of the leading communications companies in the United States. “ In addition to bringing together the complementary assets, geographic coverage and outstanding employees of both companies, this combination unites two corporate cultures that share a strong commitment to their customers, employees and communities. I look forward to working with our team to continue providing outstanding service and enhanced offerings to our customers.” Glen F. Post, III CEO and President
  8. 8. Service Area After 2009 Embarq Acquisition
  9. 10. CenturyLink Network in 2010
  10. 11. Our Services <ul><li>Broadband service delivery is a priority. By 2012, 90% of our customers will be able to receive Internet speeds of 768K or higher. </li></ul><ul><li>Residential/Business </li></ul><ul><li>Our regional operations team sells communications services to residential and business customers within our coverage area. </li></ul><ul><li>High-Speed Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>MPLS </li></ul><ul><li>Voice/VoIP </li></ul><ul><li>Video: IPTV, DISH, MDU, </li></ul><ul><li>DirectTV </li></ul><ul><li>Security, Managed Network and </li></ul><ul><li>PC Support Services </li></ul><ul><li>Phone and Data Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Wholesale </li></ul><ul><li>Our wholesale division carries voice data traffic over the landline network, serving the transport and network needs of wireless carriers, interexchange carriers and CLEC customers. </li></ul><ul><li>Special Access Data Services for </li></ul><ul><li>Wireline Providers </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Backhaul </li></ul><ul><li>Minute-of-Use Services </li></ul><ul><li>Database, Wireless and Online </li></ul><ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>CLEC Resale Services </li></ul><ul><li>Core Transport Services </li></ul>
  11. 12. Our Balance Sheet <ul><li>We invest with discipline and have achieved growth in a very competitive and challenging industry. </li></ul>($ in millions) Excluding nonrecurring items, as adjusted for goodwill amortization *Compounded Annual Growth Rate nm ($6.6) $1,016.2 Free Cash Flow 10.5% $0.80 $3.60 EPS 14.1% $99.9 $720.9 Net Income 15.1% $183.4 $1,507.8 Operating Income 15.7% $277.0 $2,482.5 Operating Cash Flow 15.6% $564.6 $4,973.2 Revenue 15 Yr. CAGR* % 1994 2009 Twelve Months Ending Dec. 31
  12. 13. <ul><li>Every day nearly 20,000 CenturyLink employees strive to improve lives, strengthen businesses and connect communities by delivering advanced technologies and solutions with honest and personal service. </li></ul>Our Workforce
  13. 14. <ul><li>We believe we can leverage our new scale to take advantage of market opportunities, operating efficiencies and our significant fiber investments. </li></ul>Our Opportunities
  14. 15. Our Customers <ul><li>Customer care sets us apart from the competition. </li></ul><ul><li>Our employees are dedicated to building strong customer relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>Local Operating Model </li></ul><ul><li>Award-Winning Service </li></ul><ul><li>24x7 Technical Support </li></ul><ul><li>Neighborhood Call Answering </li></ul><ul><li>Online Account Information </li></ul>We want each of our customers today, to be our customer tomorrow. We are a company with a clear sense of who we are, where we came from and where we want to go.
  15. 16. Our Local Market Focus <ul><li>We are organized regionally, so our focus is on local markets and unique customer needs. </li></ul>CenturyLink is making a difference in [xx] EMPLOYEES xx ANNUAL PAYROLL $xx TOTAL INVESTMENT $xx ACCESS LINES xx
  16. 17. Our Leadership Team Bill Cheek President, Wholesale Operations Glen Post Chief Executive Officer and President Karen Puckett Chief Operating Officer David Cole Senior Vice President, Operations Support Stewart Ewing Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary Stacey Goff Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Tom Gerke Executive Vice Chairman CenturyLink Senior Leadership Team
  17. 18. Commitment to Our Communities <ul><li>We are also actively involved in our communities. Through charitable giving and volunteerism, we strive to improve the quality of life for our employees, our customers and our neighbors. Our giving supports families, health, disaster relief, technology and economic development. </li></ul>
  18. 19. A Communications Industry Leader