DALLAS, April 17, 2008 – Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced an exclusive 3-year agreement with Cirro Energy® to provide Qwest® Contact Center Solutions, giving Cirro Energy customers the ability to manage their accounts using self-service options. Dallas-based Cirro Energy is a leading independent retail electric provider that delivers superior customer service and substantial savings to business and residential customers throughout Texas.
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