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CenturyLink is an American telecommunications company offering data and communication services to businesses, private residences, and government agencies. Operating out of their headquarters in Monroe, Louisiana, in the United States, the company operates as a local exchange carrier and Internet access provider, with CenturyLink's DSL service available to an estimated 48.3 million people across the country.

Data services account for a large slice of CenturyLink’s income, contributing toward the company generating over 22 billion U.S. dollars in operating revenues in 2019. In 2019, CenturyLink had about 4.68 million broadband internet subscribers, with their IP & Data services segment creating more revenue than any other area within the company. The company also offers television and home security services and currently has about 45 thousand employees worldwide.

CenturyLink competes with cable and satellite companies such as Dish, wireless providers, as well as national telecommunications providers such as AT&T and Verizon. In addition to these firms, CenturyLink faces tough competition in the data center market as it looks to build upon its customer base further, adding to the likes of Google, YouTube, and Amazon whom it already provides services to.

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