DENVER, May 17, 2010 – Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) today announced the launch of new 3-, 5- and 7-Megabits per second (Mbps) Ethernet bandwidth services that are ideal for businesses and organizations interested in deploying an Ethernet-based broadband network, or for cost-effectively connecting a remote office branch to a larger enterprise network.
Qwest Ethernet services provide low-cost, scalable bandwidth for nationwide and metropolitan networks, as well as for last-mile network connectivity. Ethernet services can be used for data file transfer, off-site data storage and access to hosting, mail and file-server services, and application services. Ethernet is also well suited for voice and video applications, and provides access to the Internet.
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Eric Bozich, vice president, Qwest Product Management
“Ethernet is a popular networking solution because of its scalability and cost efficiency. Qwest’s new lower speeds provide a competitively priced solution that is well suited for smaller businesses with multiple locations, school districts interested in a robust Ethernet network, or to connect remote offices to a larger network.”