DENVER – Aug. 3, 2009 Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) today announced Kurt Fawkes, senior vice president of Investor Relations, will present at the Oppenheimer Annual Communications, Technology & Internet Conference in Boston. The presentation, which will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, is scheduled to begin at 9:50 a.m. EDT and will be webcast live.

To access the live audio webcast or a replay of the webcast, please visit:

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

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About Qwest

Customers coast-to-coast turn to Qwest's industry-leading national fiber-optic network and world-class customer service to meet their communications and entertainment needs. For residential customers, Qwest offers a new generation of fiber-optic Internet service, high-speed Internet solutions, as well as digital home phone, wireless service available through Verizon Wireless and DIRECTV services.  Qwest is also the choice of 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies, offering a full suite of network, data and voice services for small businesses, large businesses, government agencies and wholesale customers. Additionally, Qwest participates in Networx, the largest communications services contract in the world, and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by a leading technology industry analyst firm.

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Contact Information

Media Contact:
Diane Reberger
303-992-1662
diane.reberger@qwest.com  

Investor Contact:
John Ogden
303-992-5905
john.ogden@qwest.com