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Qwest Brightens Holiday Season With More High-Speed Internet Values

DENVER, Nov. 25, 2008 — Back by popular demand, Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) is offering Qwest Connect® Silver High-Speed Internet service with connection speeds up to 1.5 Mbps for only $14.99 a month for a year (regularly priced at $39.99 a month) and Qwest Connect® Platinum High-Speed Internet service with connection speeds up to 7 Mbps for $24.99 a month for a year (regularly priced at $49.99 a month) to new customers. 


Existing Qwest High-Speed Internet customers also can save big this season – customers who upgrade their high-speed Internet service to Qwest Connect Platinum, Titanium or Quantum High-Speed Internet service with a 2-year commitment will receive 2 months of free service. 


“Having a fast, reliable broadband connection has become more important than ever, which is why Qwest is building on the value it already brings to the consumer,” said Dan Yost, executive vice president of Mass Markets at Qwest. “Qwest High-Speed Internet can keep people connected with distant friends and family, and even allows them to save time and money by managing aspects of their lives online – from shopping to paying bills to telecommuting.”


In addition to the money-saving options on high-speed Internet, Qwest now offers these new values:


  •  Add Verizon Wireless to the Qwest Bundle and Save - Qwest customers can save even more by adding Verizon Wireless to the Qwest bundle and receive one bill for all of their communications and entertainment services. Customers who bundle all of their services – including Qwest High-Speed Internet, DIRECTV® service, Verizon Wireless, a Qwest home phone package and unlimited nationwide long distance – can save more than $25 a month, or more than $300 each year with Qwest.  
  • Black Friday = Free Bluetooth Wireless Headset -On Friday, Nov. 28, Qwest retail customers who purchase a Verizon Wireless phone with a two-year agreement at a Qwest Solutions Center will receive a free Bluetooth wireless headset. Customers can visit or call 1 877-567-1717 to find the nearest retail location for all their holiday needs. 
  •  Personalize Your Gifts for Free with Qwest - As a special holiday gift from Qwest this season, anyone giving a gift this year can to use Qwest's free digital Custom Gift Tag Generator. Families can put a personal touch on all of their gifts by choosing a design, uploading a photo and creating customized gift tags for each and every gift this holiday season. 

To learn more about how Qwest is helping consumers save through the holidays, visit or call Qwest at 1 800-244-1111. 



About Qwest

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 high-speed Internet service, as well as digital home phoneVerizon 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 services for small businesseslarge businessesgovernment agencies and wholesale 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.