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Press Release -- August 12th, 2010
Source: CenturyLink
Tags: Video

DIRECTV and CenturyLink Sign Agreement to Offer Video Services to CenturyLink Customers

New Deal Enables DIRECTV and CenturyLink to Offer Service Bundles in 33 States

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MONROE, La., – DIRECTV, the world’s most popular video service, and CenturyLink (NYSE:CTL, news, filings), a leading provider of high-quality broadband, entertainment and voice services, have reached an agreement to sell DIRECTV as part of CenturyLink’s residential service bundles. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

The fourth largest telecommunications company in the U. S., CenturyLink, began Aug. 1 marketing and selling the DIRECTV service bundle to CenturyLink’s residential customers throughout its 33-state service area. The service bundles will include discounts for video, home phone and high-speed broadband service.

“Our relationship with DIRECTV allows CenturyLink to continue to provide the majority of our residential customers throughout our 33-state footprint with a strong combination of voice, internet and television services,” said Shirish Lal, CenturyLink’s senior vice president of marketing.

About CenturyLink

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, La., is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information on CenturyLink, visit

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