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In May 2014 CenturyLink filed a Petition for the Declaration of Intent to Provide Local Exchange Services within Territories of Rural Telecommunications Providers in order to obtain numbering resources for the provisioning of voice services in the proposed service territories. In its Petition, CenturyLink states that it intends to provide telecommunications services in the service territory of CenturyTel of Colorado, CenturyTel of Eagle, and El Paso Telephone Company (Rural Telecommunications Providers). CenturyLink indicates that it intends to provide VoIP and data services within the designated service territories and to utilize facilities based and unbundled element telecommunications services to provide the proposed services. The Administrative Law Judge has scheduled a pre-hearing conference for July 16, 2014.