DENVER, September 13, 2005 ? Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that Oren G. Shaffer, Qwest vice chairman and CFO, will speak at the Banc of America 35th Annual Investment Conference in San Francisco at 8 a.m. PDT on Sept. 20, 2005. Shaffer?s remarks will be available via webcast only.

You can access a live audio webcast, or a replay of the webcast, at:

http://www.qwest.com/about/investor/events/

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Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) is a leading provider of high-speed Internet, data, video and voice services. With approximately 40,000 employees, Qwest is committed to the ?Spirit of Service? and providing world-class services that exceed customers? expectations for quality, value and reliability. For more information, please visit the Qwest Web site at www.qwest.com.