DENVER, September 10, 2007 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced the addition of two new handsets to its lineup of wireless communication devices: the Qwest FusionTM HTC 5800 and the MogulTM by HTC. Both handsets access the full set of Windows LiveTM services - including e-mail, instant messenger, search tools and more - and are powered by the Windows Mobile 6 operating system. Qwest Wireless(R) is the first in the United States to offer the Qwest Fusion HTC 5800.
With Windows Mobile 6, Qwest Wireless customers receive a genuine Microsoft Office Outlook Mobile experience, with support for HTML email, new calendar views and call history integrated into each contact, better Internet Explorer Mobile browsing experience and Windows Live. Windows Live allows customers to search the Web with results delivered right to their phones in an easy-to-read format. Whether customers are at home, on the road or in the office, Windows Live enables them to quickly find the information, people and places they are looking for.
"Wireless devices seem to evolve almost daily, and for people who've got to have the latest and greatest and stay connected anywhere, these two new handsets from Qwest Wireless and HTC are excellent choices," said Frank Simanson, vice president for product at Qwest. "Both the Qwest Fusion and the Mogul by HTC offer new ways to combine wireless and broadband communication, connecting customers everywhere to their Windows Live homepages from Qwest Broadband as well as their q.com and corporate e-mail."
The Qwest Fusion is an eye-catching smartphone with stylish looks and diverse functionality for people who are on the move. The dual keypads - 12-key numeric dial-pad and slide-out QWERTY keyboard - save time when placing calls and typing messages and the compact design slips easily into a pocket or purse. The phone supports stereo Bluetooth sound for music on the go, has a 2.0 megapixel camera and supports mobile versions of Office Word, Office Excel, Office PowerPoint and a PDF Reader.
The Mogul by HTC includes WiFi high-speed data access. In addition to stereo Bluetooth technology, a 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder, voice dialing, a world clock and a mobile version of the Microsoft Office system., the Mogul by HTC offers a unique, attractive design that combines mobile functionality and speed with a touch screen and sleek and compact slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
The Qwest Fusion and the Mogul by HTC are available at discounted prices with a one- or two-year Qwest Wireless(R) contract for eligible customers. New and existing customers can visit a Qwest retail store, visit www.qwest.com/wireless or call 1 800-244-1111 for more information.
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