As one of the last three remaining RBOCs of the old Bell Operating System, Qwest Communications operates as a local telephone service provider in 14 states, and has a national fiber network backbone serving business, carrier and government customers. Now that its merger with CenturyLink is complete, it is part of an even larger company that has local assets spanning more than 37 states and a combined 180,000 route mile fiber network.

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