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CenturyLink opens north Spokane, Valley stores after exiting malls

CenturyLink has opened two new Spokane stores, replacing ones it formerly operated in NorthTown and Spokane Valley malls.

The north side new location is at 6704 N. Nevada.

The Spokane Valley store is at 506 N. Sullivan.

Store hours are Monday through Saturday,  8 a.m.– 7 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The company provides a range of data and phone services, including DirecTV paid television and Verizon Wireless options.

Public comments invited on Qwest, CenturyLink merger

Washington's Utilities and Transportation Committee (UTC) has scheduled a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan. 5) for people to comment on the proposed merger of CenturyLink and Qwest.

The hearing will be in the second-floor hearing room at the UTC’s Richard Hemstad Building headquarters, 1300 S. Evergreen Park Dr. S.W., Olympia.

The meeting allows for phone customers, either business or residential, to comment on the proposed merger.

It also allows for comments on a Washington state settlement negotiated recently. That settlement has several provisions to shield customers from being harmed by this transaction. These include: 

  • Capping local telephone residential rates for at least three years after the sale closes.
  • Making broadband Internet service available to more customers.
  • Preventing the new company from passing on merger costs to ratepayers.
  • Reporting merger savings to the UTC.
  • Submitting detailed plans to UTC staff before transitioning to any new operations systems that affect customer services like billing or filling new phone orders.

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