DENVER, November 5, 2007 — Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced its seventh consecutive ranking as the top performer in the local telecommunications carrier segment, and a number one ranking in the long-distance segment for directory-assistance services, according to the Paisley National Directory Assistance Performance Index (SM). Qwest also received top industry honors for directory-assistance speech recognition and lagniappe customer service (the Paisley Index hallmark of a perfectly handled call).
Qwest offers a unique and powerful combination of managed 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. Qwest is a participant in Networx, the largest communications services contract in the world, to provide leading-edge voice, data and video services. For more information on Qwest, and its various operating subsidiaries, please go to www.qwest.com. For information about the products and services Qwest is offering in the Networx contract, visit www.gsanetworx.com.