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Press Release -- November 28th, 2019
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CenturyLink Expands Network Infrastructure in Michigan

Fiber technology investment brings high-speed connectivity and edge compute services to local businesses in Troy

TROY, Mich., Nov. 27, 2019 CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL, news, filings) has expanded its network by completing a 33-mile fiber ring in Troy to meet the skyrocketing demand for high-speed fiber connectivity and supercharging the autonomous vehicle tech corridor.

“This network investment in the technology infrastructure will deliver game-changing advantages and accelerate the innovations being undertaken by the Troy business community,” said Tim Wood, general manager, CenturyLink. “We understand the importance of a secure and reliable network that delivers faster connections to support the evolution of business, not only for Troy, but globally.”

Forward-looking businesses and technology companies can now leverage CenturyLink’s highly diverse, global fiber networking capabilities providing real-time provisioning from the customer premise to the edge within 5 milliseconds of latency. This helps blend compute services, storage and networking connectivity into one integrated package.

“Robust technology infrastructure is one of the key components of our success as we work to solve some of the auto industry’s most complex problems,” said Joe Mannino, senior vice president, Toyoda Gosei North America Corporation. “The expansion of CenturyLink’s scalable, global network allows us to expand our operations and brings Toyoda Gosei to the forefront of innovation.”

Troy is a prime focus for the automotive business sector and plays a key role in Michigan’s digital economy. CenturyLink’s next generation, robust fiber infrastructure is meeting the complex networking and technology needs of this growing region.

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Learn more about how CenturyLink’s global fiber network for low-latency and adaptive network connectivity powers business:

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink,  (NYSE: CTL) is a technology leader delivering hybrid networking, cloud     connectivity, and security solutions to customers around the world. Through its extensive global fiber network, CenturyLink provides secure and reliable services to meet the growing digital demands of businesses and consumers. CenturyLink strives to be the trusted connection to the networked world and is focused on delivering technology that enhances the customer experience. Learn more at https://news.centurylink.com.

Media Contact:
Kerry Zimmer
509.720-4441
kerry.zimmer@centurylink.com

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