Denver, November 21, 2006 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that Oren G. Shaffer, Qwest vice chairman and CFO, will speak at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference in New York City at 10 a.m. EST on Dec. 6, 2006. Shaffer's remarks will be available via webcast only.

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

The replay of the webcast will be available three hours after the end of the presentation and until Jan. 7, 2007. (Windows Media Player or RealPlayer software is needed to listen to the webcast.)

About Qwest
Qwest offers a unique and powerful combination of 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. For more information on Qwest, and its various operating subsidiaries, please go to