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Qwest Communications Third Quarter 2005 Earnings Release and Webcast Information

DENVER, October 13, 2005 ? Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) will release third quarter 2005 earnings and operational highlights on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at approximately 7:00 a.m. EST.

Qwest will host a conference call Nov. 1, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. EST. This call will feature Richard C. Notebaert, chairman and CEO, and Oren G. Shaffer, vice chairman and CFO, who will jointly provide the company?s perspective on third quarter results.

You can access a live audio webcast or a replay of the webcast at:

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About Qwest

Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) is a leading provider of high-speed Internet, data, video and voice services. With approximately 40,000 employees, Qwest is committed to the ?Spirit of Service? and providing world-class services that exceed customers? expectations for quality, value and reliability. For more information, please visit the Qwest Web site at