SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL, news, filings) and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin are teaming up to connect fans to their home team and the power of the digital world. With CenturyLink technology at the stadium, in-home and on the road, fans can connect to their home team, and long-held game day traditions.
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Baldwin will help CenturyLink connect to Seahawks fans by appearing in local television and radio commercials as well as in online, print and social media promotions. CenturyLink understands that passionate football fans love to feed their deep affinity for the game. For products and services powering those passions no matter what they are or where they happen, CenturyLink scores.
“I am extremely excited to join forces with CenturyLink to create excitement with the 12s for the upcoming Seattle Seahawks season,” said Baldwin.
Baldwin, who was selected to his first Pro Bowl following last season, was the NFL co-leader in receiving touchdowns in 2015. He won Super Bowl XLVII in 2014 with the Seahawks and has been an integral part of the team since graduating from Stanford University in 2011.
“Doug Baldwin is a fan favorite and we’re happy to have him on board to help promote CenturyLink as well as build momentum for the upcoming Seattle Seahawks season,” said Brian Stading, CenturyLink West region president. “Sports provide a unique opportunity to connect our customers to something they love. We’re excited about the season ahead and about our special promotions that will play a part in the overall fan experience.”
Beginning in September and continuing throughout the season, CenturyLink will host a bi-weekly social media promotion where fans can enter to win customized boxes filled with one-of-a-kind, exclusive items related to the team and tailored to the 12s.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.
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