Subsidy Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
CenturyLink
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol CTL)
Headquartered in: 
Louisiana
Major Industry: 
telecommunications
Specific Industry: 
telecommunications
Subsidy SummarySubsidy ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local$35,564,618311
Federal (grants and allocated tax credits)$13,757,4986
TOTAL$49,322,116317
Loan / Bailout SummaryTotal Face ValueNumber of Awards
State/Local loans, bond financing and venture capital$500,0001
Federal loans, loan guarantees and bailout assistance (not including repayments)$1,828,0001
TOTAL$2,328,0002
Time Period for State and Local Awards: 

Earliest year of data: 1987. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this parent company are for the period since 2016.

Time Period for Federal Awards: 

FY2000 to the present

Notes: 

Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.

Associated Names: 

CENTURY LINK; CENTURY MARKETING SOLUTIONS; CENTURYLINK; CENTURYLINK QWEST; CENTURYLINK, INC - QEST CORPORATION; CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPROATION; CENTURYTEL; CONTINENTAL HOLDING; EMBARQ; LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS; LEVEL 3 EON; QWEST; SAVVIS COMMUNICATIONS; TELCOVE; TIER 3 INC; TIME WARNER TELECOM; UNITED TELEPHONE OF OHIO

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For a summary of this company's regulatory violations see its Violation Tracker summary page here.

For an overview of political contributions associated with this company, see its Follow the Money page.


Top 5 States for state/local awardsTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Colorado$10,363,834260
Louisiana$7,603,36114
Oklahoma$4,275,23413
Wisconsin$4,000,0001
Idaho$3,180,6846
All other$6,141,50517

Individual Subsidy Records:

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Companysort icon Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Value Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,784 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,738 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,650 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,439 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,019 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2016 $2,862 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,002 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,016 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,042 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,073 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,124 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,177 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,426 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,462 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,516 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,534 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,670 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,728 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,768 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,858 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,962 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,969 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,239 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,263 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $2,488 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $3,025 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $3,082 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $3,108 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $4,087 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $4,525 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $5,393 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $5,915 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $5,970 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $6,164 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel, Inc. Wisconsin state 2010 $4,000,000 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel, Inc. d/b/a CenturyLink and Affiliates Louisiana state 2010 $5,160,656 tax credit/rebate
Continental Holdings, Inc United States federal 2007 $1,828,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Embarq-Ft. Myer Florida state 2012 $15,612 training reimbursement
Embarq-Leesburg Florida state 2012 $21,658 training reimbursement
Embarq-Ocala Florida state 2012 $5,072 training reimbursement
Level 3 Communications Colorado state 2016 $67,692 training reimbursement
Level 3 Communications Colorado state 2015 $61,434 training reimbursement
Level 3 Communications Colorado state 2014 $108,000 training reimbursement
Level 3 Communications Inc. Nebraska state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $296,237 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $349,934 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $453,178 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2007 $476,209 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $261,931 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $281,518 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $290,418 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2008 $337,087 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2009 $291,385 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2009 $308,780 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2009 $314,846 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2009 $330,207 grant
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS LLC #2 Oklahoma state 2010 $283,504 grant
Level 3 Communications, LLC Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Level 3 Communications, LLC Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
LEVEL 3 EON LLC United States federal 2010 $4,677,788 federal grant
LEVEL 3 EON LLC United States federal 2010 $3,291,994 federal grant
LEVEL 3 EON LLC United States federal 2010 $2,066,250 federal grant
LEVEL 3 EON LLC United States federal 2010 $1,427,310 federal grant
LEVEL 3 EON LLC United States federal 2010 $1,295,737 federal grant
LEVEL 3 EON LLC United States federal 2010 $998,419 federal grant
Level 3, Communications Colorado state 2013 $1,866,886 grant
Qwest Utah state 2010 $3,839 training reimbursement
Qwest Utah state 2009 $2,690 training reimbursement
Qwest - Boise Idaho state 2002 $572,000 training reimbursement
Qwest - Boise Idaho state 2003 $524,984 training reimbursement
Qwest - Idaho Falls Idaho state 2003 $1,248,200 training reimbursement
Qwest - Pocatello Idaho state 2003 $423,000 training reimbursement
Qwest Communications Minnesota state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Qwest Communications Minnesota state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Qwest Communications Corporation Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Qwest Corporation Iowa state 2005 $500,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Qwest Corporation Iowa state 2005 $300,000 infrastructure assistance
Qwest Corporation Nebraska state 1987 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Iowa state 2005 $1,236,796 training reimbursement
Qwest Corporation Colorado state $3,809,291 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $101,415 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $48,236 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $36,322 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $36,150 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $35,429 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $33,306 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $32,162 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $32,162 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $30,552 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $26,369 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $22,581 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $17,616 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $15,872 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $14,929 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $14,780 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $13,900 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $10,536 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $10,311 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $10,189 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $9,021 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $8,698 tax credit/rebate
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