Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) today announced that it has extended its fiber network  in Charlotte, N.C. into five data center facilities, providing Charlotte businesses, as well as businesses nationwide, with reliable, high-speed access to cloud-based services.

CenturyLink’s fiber ring network in Charlotte helps address the demand for increased bandwidth by providing customers with customizable data networking solutions at standardized pricing and secure access into five area data centers at no additional cost. CenturyLink data solutions include:

  • CenturyLink IQ™ Internet Port – Scalable Internet connectivity at access speeds customized to meet any business need.
  • CenturyLink IQ™ Networking Private Port – Flexible and reliable private IP-based VPN service that combines voice and data applications onto a single network.
  • Optical Wavelength Service – Fully managed, private, point-to-point service using dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) technology.

“CenturyLink’s data networking products, combined with reliable connectivity to our nationwide next-generation network and secure access into data centers, will help businesses in Charlotte develop and launch cloud-based offerings needed in today’s fast-paced business environment,” said Richard Twilley, CenturyLink vice president of sales. “By helping businesses tap into the power of managed hosting and cloud computing, CenturyLink continues to demonstrate its success in serving enterprise and government customers nationwide.”

Businesses wanting more information can contact Steve Tracy at CenturyLink at 919-562-2542 or More information about CenturyLink products and solutions for businesses can be found at

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