Jeffrey K. Storey
President, CEO & Director
Sunit S. Patel
Executive VP & CFO
Vernon L. Irvin
President of LGMS
Centurylink was founded in the year 1930. The company had been operational for almost 99 years now. The former name of the company was the Oak Ridge Telephone Company. The founder of the company was F E Hogan. Then in the year 1930, the company was sold for $500 along with 75 paid subscribers, to William Clarke and Marie Williams. Later in the year 1946, the son of William Clarke, known as Clarke McRae Williams, gained the ownership of the company. The following year, Clarke McRae Williams bought over the Marion Telephone Company. The company was mainly a family run company until it was incorporated in the year 1968. The company was incorporated as Central Telephone and Electronics. The company started to serve about three USA states with 10,000 access lines. During the year 1972 and 1975, the company had moved its headquarters to Monroe, Louisiana, USA.
Then in the year 1971, the company was named as Century Telephone Enterprises. The following year, the company had acquired La Crosse Telephone Corporation. In the year 1978, the company had become a limited public entity. In the year 1981, the company had received War Telephone, located in West Virginia, USA. The next year, the earnings of the company had raised to almost $14 million, which then declined during the year 1983 and started to rise again in 1984. As of the year 1987, the overall earnings had grown to be $2 million. In the year 1989, the company had taken over Universal Telephone, for about $90 million. Then in the year 1992, the company had acquired Central Telephone Company of Ohio, for about $135 million. By the year 1993, the earnings of the company were almost $80 million. In the year 1997, the company had taken over Delta Security Alarm Company. As of the year 1999, the company had changed its name to CenturyTel Incorporated. During the early 2000s, the company had acquired and collaborated with various kinds of companies, such as Spectra Communications, CSW Net, SkyComm International, EchoStar Communications, etcetera. In the year 2006, the company had sold off its assets in Arizona to Hopi Telecommunications, which brought down the operations to a total of just 23 states in the USA. Then in the year 2009, the company again changed its name to Century Link, which was made fully official by the year 2010. In the year 2014, the company had acquired two more companies, known as Cognilytics and DataGardens. This followed with the acquisition of Level 3 Communications for about $25 billion, in the year 2016. The company had also taken over SEAL Consulting, in the year 2017. The headquarters of the company is based in 100 CenturyLink Drive. The name of the place is Monroe, while the name of the state is Louisiana, USA. The pin code of the area is 71203.
Century Link is an American telecommunications company that focuses on providing various kinds of services like broadband, wireless services as well as voice services over the air, to its customers, clients, and also businesses as well. The current CEO of the company is Jeff Storey. As of the year 2018, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $23.4 billion. Also, the number of employees working at the company, as of the year 2018, is more than 45,000. The company is a member of the Fortune 50 companies list. It provides its services to North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America and also EMEA.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customer, clients and businesses to obtain various kinds of network and communication services offered by the company itself. The company also provides cloud security, voice services over local as well as long distances, data integration, hosting, VoIP services, public and private cloud services, SaaS applications, etcetera.
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