DENVER, August 8, 2007 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced it has signed an exclusive multi-year, multimillion dollar agreement with Loomis Armored US Inc. Qwest will provide Houston-based Loomis with national iQ Networking services, as well as voice services to assist with Loomis' 8xx capabilities.
"Loomis has more than 175 locations across the country, and we needed a national carrier that not only had the full range of network services, but also gave us the kind of attention we wanted," said Doug Veuleman, technical support manager, Loomis. "Qwest offered us top-notch technical capabilities and a dedicated account team who understood our needs and treated us wonderfully."
"Loomis is another example of how we're extending our reach nationally and bringing new customers and new relationships to Qwest," said Tom Richards, executive vice president, Qwest business markets group. "Because we are growing our sales presence across the country and dedicating even more attention to each account, we're seeing great results."
Qwest's business market group serves hundreds of thousands of business, and federal and state government customers coast-to-coast over Qwest's nationwide fiber-optic network. Qwest iQ Networking is a complete converged networking service for enterprise business and government customers to give them power of MPLS technology coupled with industry-leading service level agreements.
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.
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