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

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Company Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,426 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,369 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,360 tax credit/rebate
Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2013 $1,336 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,205 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,177 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,172 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2016 $1,154 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,124 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYLINK, INC - QWEST CORPORATION Colorado state 2017 $1,122 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,073 tax credit/rebate
CENTURYTEL OF EAGLE Colorado state 2017 $1,069 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,042 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc Colorado state 2013 $1,019 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,016 tax credit/rebate
CenturyLink, Inc - Qwest Corporation Colorado state 2014 $1,009 tax credit/rebate
CenturyTel of Eagle, Inc. Colorado state 2016 $1,002 tax credit/rebate
Continental Holdings, Inc United States federal 2007 $1,828,000 federal loan or loan guarantee
Qwest International, Inc. Pennsylvania state $500,000 loan or bond financing
Qwest Communications Minnesota state 2009 undisclosed training reimbursement
Qwest Communications Minnesota state 2010 undisclosed training reimbursement
Qwest Corporation Nebraska state 1987 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Level 3 Communications Inc. Nebraska state 1996 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
Level 3 Communications, LLC Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Time Warner Telecom Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Level 3 Communications, LLC Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Qwest Communications Corporation Arizona state 2013 undisclosed property tax abatement
Qwest Corporation Nebraska state 2015 undisclosed tax credit/rebate
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