CENTURY TELEPHONE ENTERPRISES, INC.
SUPPLEMENTAL DOLLARS & SENSE PLAN
I. Purpose of the Plan
This Supplemental Dollars & Sense Plan (the "Plan") is established by Century Telephone Enterprises, Inc. and
its subsidiaries and designated affiliates (collectively referred to as the "Company") to provide to certain select
management employees the opportunity to defer a portion of their compensation in excess of the deferrals
permissible under the terms of the Century Telephone Enterprises, Inc. Dollars & Sense Plan and Trust (the
"Dollars & Sense Plan") maintained by the Company and to allow the Company to make matching contributions
based on such deferrals in excess of those permissible under such plan. This Plan is not intended to constitute a
qualified plan under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and is
designed to be exempt from the participation, vesting, funding and fiduciary responsibility rules of the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended ("ERISA").
As used in this Plan, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated, unless the context otherwise specifies
2.01 "ACCOUNT" shall mean the account established under this Plan in accordance with Section 4.01.
2.02 "ACCOUNT BALANCE", as of a given date, shall mean the fair market value of a Participant's Account,
as determined by the Committee.
2.03 "BENEFICIARY" shall mean the person or persons designated by the Participant, or pursuant to a qualified
domestic relations order, to receive benefits after the death of the Participant.
2.04 "BOARD OF DIRECTORS" shall mean not less than a quorum of the whole Board of Directors of Century
Telephone Enterprises, Inc.
2.05 "COMMITTEE" shall mean three or more members of the Board of Directors as described in Section
11.01 of the Plan, or the Board if no Committee has been appointed.
2.06 "COMMON STOCK" shall mean the common stock, $1.00 par value per share, of the Company.