Having re-branded to Lumen Technologies in 2020, CenturyLink is currently providing a mix of DSL and fiber-optic Internet services.
With CenturyLink, you can get a gigabit speed connection through a 100% fiber-optic network, or a broadband connection using fiber-enhanced DSL, depending upon your location.
Connection Type: DSL/Fiber Internet
Download Speeds: Up To 940 Mbps
The maximum speeds advertised by CenturyLink are for their 100% fiber plans, which are available to less than half of their customers:
In the majority of their service area, they are using fiber-to-the-node to enhance as many of their copper landlines as possible. The speed tiers for these DSL/Fiber areas are organized as follows:
The fastest speeds are only available in select markets.
There are no contracts and no rate hikes with CenturyLink Internet, and you will always get the fastest Internet speed available at your home.
With CenturyLink, you have the option to bundle Internet with home phone service and even DIRECTV satellite television. Call now to see which bundles are available at your exact address:
Their high speed Internet services are currently available in 37 states.
Starting in 2020, CenturyLink began to re-brand their 100% fiber-optic plans. Basically, older copper landlines will remain under the CenturyLink brand while all of the FTTH plans will be called Quantum Fiber.
So, if you currently live within their service area, you should keep an eye out for their Quantum Fiber plans and see if they are expanding to your town.