Broader-band: CenturyLink acquires Qwest
Published on Apr 28th, 2010
6 comments CenturyLink headquarters for Virginia are on West Main Street. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE It seems like just last year that CenturyTel acquired Embarq and started repainting those utility trucks with a...
Cramming: How bogus fees hit your phone bill
Published on Oct 5th, 2009
6 comments This scam IQ test on Facebook asks unwitting test-takers for a mobile phone number and hides the part that says they're going to get charged $9.99 a month for text message services. No longer do...
Call dropped: Embarq loses wireless customers
Published on Jul 26th, 2009
4 comments The Embarq brand lasted approximately three years. As Embarq readies to merge with CenturyTel to become a new landline-based company, it won't be taking some of its customers with it. Embarq...
Embarq to merge with CenturyTel
Published on Jul 1st, 2009
1 comments Three years after Sprint-Nextel spun it off to focus on wireless, landline carrier Embarq has been purchased by CenturyTel in an $11.6 billion deal. The two carriers will become CenturyLink,...
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