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Qwest Signs Multimillion-Dollar Deal with National Auto Warranty Services for Voice and Data Networking Solution

DENVER, Nov. 6, 2007 — Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE:Q) today announced it signed a 3-year agreement worth an estimated $3 million to provide St. Louis-based National Auto Warranty Services with a comprehensive voice and data solution. 

Qwest was the only provider that agreed to build fiber directly to the company’s St. Louis facility to create a unique voice and data solution that improves the company’s sales processes. This new solution helps National Auto Warranty Services generate leads, process sales and route prospects right to their call center. 

“Qwest’s solution directly affects our bottom line,” said Zack Austin, director of information technology operations for National Auto Warranty Services. “The account team we worked with was responsive and creative – they listened to what we wanted to do and created a solution that met our goals.”
“Qwest understands how important it is to listen to customers and create the best solution to meet their needs,” said Tom Richards, executive vice president of Business Markets for Qwest. “With National Auto Warranty Services, we knew an off-the-shelf product would not be sufficient – we had to create a solution and tailor it specifically for the customer.”
Qwest's Business Markets Group serves hundreds of thousands of business and federal, state and government customers coast-to-coast with a full suite of data, Internet and voice products that run over Qwest's nationwide fiber-optic MPLS network. Qwest's innovative technologies, combined with its award-winning customer service, make it one of the nation's top-tier business and government communications providers.



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