regulators approve Qwest-CenturyLink merger
By Andy Vuong
March 3, 2011
Public Utilities Commission today approved the pending merger
between Denver-based Qwest and CenturyLink, the companies said.
The companies agreed to invest at least $50 million in broadband
infrastructure in Minnesota over five
Nineteen states and
Washington, D.C., have approved the merger, announced in
April. The deal still requires approval from
and the Federal Communications Commission.
The merger is expected to be completed on April 1. The combined
company will be based at CenturyLink's headquarters in
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