(LAS VEGAS, NV ? APRIL 23, 2001) ? David Woodrow, CEO of Qwest Digital Media, a pioneer in the production, management and delivery of rich media content via broadband and satellite distribution, will join fellow industry experts this Wednesday on a panel to discuss how broadband can become the preferred broadcast platform of the future for both businesses and the consumer. Titled ?The Predictions,? the panel is part of the NAB2001 Super Session, ?Media On the Net ? From Small Streams to a Sea of Revenue?? taking place April 25, 2001 at the Sands Expo Center. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters, NAB2001 is the world's leading conference and exhibition for the converging electronic media communications industries.

Woodrow will provide his perspective from a diversified background as former executive vice president at Cox Communications and as current President and CEO of Qwest Digital Media. Scheduled to join him on the panel are: Douglas Humphrey, CEO/Founder, Cidera; Mike Rockwell, CTO, Avid Technology Inc.; Tom Rogers, Chairman and CEO, PRIMEDIA Inc. and Graeme Weston, President - US Fantastic Entertainment, The Fantastic Corporation.

Who: Dave Woodrow, President and CEO of Qwest Digital Media

What: NAB 2001 Super Session ?Media On the Net ? From Small Streams to a Sea of Revenue? ? The Predictions?

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2001, 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Where: Sands Expo Center, Venetian Ballroom ?F?

About Qwest Digital Media

Qwest Digital Media is a pioneer in the production, management and delivery of rich media content, providing end-to-end solutions via broadband and satellite distribution. As a venture between Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) and The Anschutz Corporation, Qwest Digital Media combines the broad abilities of the Qwest global broadband Internet network with its own high-capacity storage centers, encoding systems, satellite uplinks and production facilities to deliver live interactive webcasts and media-on-demand for business and entertainment applications.

About NAB

NAB2001, held April 21 ? 26 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 23), is produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and is the world?s largest trade event covering the convergence of broadcasting, multimedia and the Internet, audio and video communications, and telecommunications. Complete NAB2001 conference and exhibit details are available at www.nab.org/conventions/. NAB serves and represents America?s radio and television stations.

Contact Information:

Cherie Sharp, Director of Public Relations, Qwest Digital Media - cell: 818-519-5842 csharp@qwestdm.com

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