DENVER, Nov. 10, 2005 -Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that Oren G. Shaffer, Qwest vice chairman and CFO, will speak at the UBS Global Communications Conference in New York City at 3:00 p.m. EST on Nov. 15, 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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About Qwest

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.