ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 5 – The next evolution of Qwest High-Speed Internet® has arrived in many New Mexico communities.* As Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) expands its next-generation fiber-optic-fast Internet network, qualifying residents and small businesses in select areas can access connection speeds up to 40 Mbps downstream and 20 Mbps upstream – among the fastest upstream speeds available today.
o Connection speeds of up to 40 Mbps downstream with up to 20 Mbps upstream, starting at $109.99 a month for the first 12 months when combined with a qualifying home phone plan.
o Qualified customers with 7 Mbps, 12 Mbps or 20 Mbps downstream speed tiers can upgrade to 5 Mbps upstream speeds for an introductory rate of $5 more a month.
· Qwest’s premium service, delivering connection speeds up to 40 Mbps downstream and 20 Mbps upstream, allows users to:
o Download an average 30-minute TV show in as little as 44 seconds.
o Download an HD movie in as little as 10 minutes.
o Upload about 15 high-quality photos in less than a minute.
o Upload a 3-minute video file in less than 10 seconds.
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· Speed Comparison Demo Video here
* Qwest High-Speed Internet: Service not available in all areas. Fiber-optics exists from the neighborhood terminal to the Internet. Fiber-optic services are available only in select areas. Activation fee applies. Prices exclude taxes, surcharges and other fees. With approved credit. Requires compatible modem. Subject to additional restrictions and subscriber agreement.
Customers coast-to-coast turn to Qwest's industry-leading national fiber-optic network and world-class customer service to meet their communications and entertainment needs. For residential customers, Qwest offers a new generation of fiber-optic-fast Internet service, high-speed Internet solutions, as well as digital home phone, wireless service available through Verizon Wireless and DIRECTV® services. Qwest is also the choice of 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies, offering a full suite of network, data and voice="color: black; font-family: Arial"> for small businesses, large businesses, government agencieswholesale customers. Additionally, Qwest participates in Networx, the largest communications services contract in the world, and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by a leading technology industry analyst firm.
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