DENVER, Dec. 18, 2006 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that Richard C. Notebaert, Qwest chairman and CEO, will speak at the Citigroup Annual Entertainment, Media & Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas at 5:30 p.m. EST on Jan. 9, 2007. Notebaert'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/

The replay of the webcast will be available approximately one hour after the end of the presentation and until April 9, 2007. (Windows Media Player or RealPlayer software is needed to listen to the webcast.)

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