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Lumen was incorporated in 1968 as CenturyLink, but its origins date back to 1930 when it was a telephone company in Louisiana. The company rebranded as Lumen Technologies in September 2020. It provides retail broadband services to 5 million subscribers in the United States. The company is also one of the internet’s largest backbone providers. Its global fibre optic backbone network stretches almost 725,000 kilometres and the company has operations in more than 60 countries.

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#114 /150
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19.0 /100
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Monroe, LA, USA
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Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Fiscal year
Ends 31 December
Group revenue
US$20,712 million (FY2020)
Group employees
39,000 (FY2020)

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