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
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $8,698 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $6,812 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $6,812 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $5,907 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $5,445 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $4,966 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $4,965 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $4,899 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $4,899 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $4,469 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $3,443 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $2,989 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $2,435 tax credit/rebate
QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2013 $1,440 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $1,440 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $1,336 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Nebraska state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Qwest International, Inc. Pennsylvania state $500,000 loan or bond financing
Qwest Services Corp. Idaho state 2006 $162,500 training reimbursement
Qwest Services Corp. Idaho state $250,000 training reimbursement
SAVVIS COMMUNICATIONS INC Missouri state 2006 $85,746 tax credit/rebate
SAVVIS COMMUNICATIONS INC Missouri state 2011 $1,577,142 tax credit/rebate
TelCove Pennsylvania state $200,000 grant
TIER 3 INC Washington state 2013 $62,595 tax credit/rebate
Time Warner Telecom Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Time Warner Telecom, Inc. Colorado state 2000 $300,000 grant
UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF OHIO Ohio state 2009 $18,000 grant
UNITED TELEPHONE CO OF OHIO Ohio state 2010 $6,000 grant
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