DENVER, October 4, 2007 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) and ADT Security Services, Inc., a part of Tyco International (TYC), today announced an agreement that offers special savings to customers who purchase their respective complementary communications and security services.
ADT, the nation's leading provider of electronic security services, helps protect homes and families in the event of an intrusion, fire, carbon monoxide leak or other emergency. Qwest customers can select a security solution, which includes a $200 cash-back offer from ADT, when they choose any new Qwest service and purchase or reactivate an ADT security system.
New Qwest Broadband customers also receive Windows Live services, a comprehensive Internet security, maintenance and data back-up service that protects against viruses, hackers and other on-line intruders. Qwest customers can learn about this security solution, and the $200 cash back offer from ADT, by contacting Qwest at 1-800-471-7076.
"At ADT, the safety and security of our customers is our number one priority," said Jason Nordin, ADT group director for strategy and business development. "We appreciate Qwest's commitment to reliability and believe it makes good sense to offer our common customers an affordable way to acquire both home and Internet security that helps protect the people and possessions they value most."
"Qwest provides cost-effective and reliable communications services to our residential and small-business customers, and our agreement with ADT allows us to go one step further to help customers secure their homes," said Kim Schram, director, Qwest Emerging Markets.
Qwest collaborates with Microsoft to offer Qwest Broadband with Windows Live services, a new customizable and intuitive way for customers to enhance their online experiences. Windows Live from Qwest contains essential tools such as Windows Live OneCare.
As ADT helps protect customers' homes, Windows Live OneCare from Qwest helps protect and maintain customers' computers, and offers comprehensive anti-virus, anti-spyware and computer health and optimization features. It includes easy-to-set-up parental controls, usage limits and the abilities to blacklist selected sites and create Internet activity logs. Windows Live from Qwest is available exclusively to new and current residential Qwest Broadband customers, including customers who take advantage of the Qwest offer and ADT cash back offer.
About ADT Security Services
Celebrating its 132nd anniversary, ADT Security Services, a part of Tyco International, is the largest provider of electronic security services to over six million commercial, government and residential customers throughout North America. ADT's total security solutions include intrusion, fire protection, closed circuit television, access control, critical condition monitoring, electronic article surveillance, radio frequency identification (RFID) and integrated systems. ADT's Web site address is http://www.adt.com/.
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