Denver, March 19, 2007 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) will release first quarter 2007 earnings and operational highlights on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, at approximately 7 a.m. EDT.

The announcement will be followed by a conference call on May 1, 2007, at 9 a.m. EDT. This call will feature Richard C. Notebaert, chairman and CEO, and John W. Richardson, executive vice president and CFO, who will jointly provide the company?s perspective on the first quarter results.

A live audio and replay of the webcast will be available at:

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

(Windows Media Player or RealPlayer software is needed to listen to the webcast.)

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