DENVER – April 20, 2010 – Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) is making it easier to control, protect and connect digital devices with the Qwest @Ease™ suite of backup, security and support services for Qwest High-Speed Internet® customers.
Essential Qwest @Ease backup, security and support services are included at no charge with Qwest High-Speed Internet service. Customers have the option of upgrading to advanced tiers of Qwest @Ease for additional services. For details, visitwww.qwest.com/ease.
· Qwest @Ease delivers a comprehensive suite of key services such as:
o Industry-leading protection against viruses, spyware and more.
o Automatic Online Backup with Qwest Personal Digital Vault™. Includes 2 GB of online backup at no charge, with additional space available with upgraded tiers.
o &nbs;nbsp; Secured wireless home networking set up and maintenance plan – including connecting game consoles, modems and printers to the Internet and each other, with an optional wireless modem or router.
o Annual PC Tune-up to minimize crashes and maximize reliability available with upgraded tier.
o A suite of service guarantees and modem warranties.
o A new level of customer support online, on the phone and in person available with upgraded tier.
· Qwest @Ease marks another step by Qwest to configure easy-to-understand, easy-to-use product packages to simplify and integrate technology.
Dan Yost, executive vice president of Qwest Mass Markets
“We hear it all the time from customers: What’s the use in having all this cool technology in my home if I don’t have the time or patience to set it all up and sort it all out? Qwest @Ease is the differentiator that makes technology and its capabilities easy to set up, easy to maintain and easy to enjoy.”
“We’re not defining Qwest @Ease as a product or a service; instead, we’re defining it based on the experience it delivers. It’s a stress-reliever and a time-saver that is designed to enhance and protect the experience our customers have with their elt;/font>
· To learn more about Qwest @Ease and the different tiers, visit www.qwest.com/ease.
· To learn more about Qwest Automatic Online Backup, visit www.qwest.com/digitalvault.
· To learn more about Qwest products and services, visit www.qwest.com.
· To visit the Qwest High-Speed Internet online community and read Qwest’s blog post about Qwest @Ease, visithttp://internetcommunity.qwest.com.
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