DENVER, Nov. 15, 2007 – Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) has received Authorization to Operate (ATO) from the General Services Administration (GSA) and may begin accepting orders on the Networx Enterprise contract -- part of the government-wide program to serve the communications needs of federal agencies for the next 10 years. Combined with the larger Universal contract, the Networx program has a total value of up to $68 billion.
Qwest offers a unique and powerful combination of managed voice and data solutions for businesses, government agencies and consumers – locally and throughout the country. Customers coast to coast are turning to Qwest's industry-leading national fiber optic network and its Spirit of Service for quality products and superior customer experience. Qwest is a participant in Networx, the largest communications services contract in the world, to provide leading-edge voice, data and video services. For more information on Qwest, and its various operating subsidiaries, please go to www.qwest.com. For information about the products and services Qwest is offering in the Networx contract, visit www.gsanetworx.com.