United Telephone Company of Kansas

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United Telephone Company of Kansas
Private (Subsidiary of CenturyLink)
IndustryTelecommunications
Founded1909
HeadquartersOverland Park, KS, United States
ProductsLocal Telephone Service
ParentUnited/Sprint Nextel (until 2006)
Embarq (2006-2009)
CenturyLink (2009-present)
WebsiteCenturyLink.com

United Telephone Company of Kansas is one of several CenturyLink companies providing local telephone service in Kansas. Kansas towns that United Telephone of Kansas serves include Junction City, Burlington, Hillsboro, and Garnett.

The company was founded in 1909 as The American Telephone Company. It was owned by Sprint Nextel until 2006 when it was spun off into Embarq. CenturyTel acquired Embarq in 2009, at which point United Telephone of Kansas began doing business as CenturyLink.