Denver, December 6, 2006 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that its Qwest Unlimited(R) Long Distance Plan with unlimited nationwide calling will now include unlimited calling anywhere in Canada at any time. Effective Dec. 2, 2006, any existing or new residential customer with a Qwest Unlimited nationwide long-distance plan will be able to make voice calls to Canada at no additional charge.

Unlimited calls to Canada are now included with the Qwest Unlimited domestic plan. For one low monthly fee, callers can place unlimited, direct-dial calls from home to anywhere in the U.S. or Canada with no calling time restrictions.

"Qwest is committed to keeping customers connected to the people and places most important to them," said Dan Yost, executive vice president of product and marketing at Qwest. "By including unlimited calls to Canada in our unlimited long-distance plan, Qwest is offering customers expanded value and freedom, especially when they bundle all of their communications and entertainment services with Qwest."

Customers receive additional cost savings when they bundle their Internet, television and digital voice (local and long distance) services with Qwest. For more information about the savings, simplicity and flexibility of Qwest's telecommunications and entertainment bundle services, please call 1 800-244-1111 or visit www.qwest.com.

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