DENVER, March 27, 2007 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced it has signed a three-year agreement with the California State University (CSU) to be a provider of communications services across its 23 campuses.

Under the agreement, Qwest will be able to provide the Office of the Chancellor at the CSU, which oversees the university's 23 campuses, with efficient, convenient and cost-effective long-distance, calling card and conferencing services. Qwest services will allow the university's administrative offices and participating campuses to maintain high service levels and achieve greater cost savings through the delivery, installation and implementation of communications services throughout the state of California.

"By using Qwest services, the CSU will be able to count on a cost-effective and reliable solution that provides superior customer service to its more than 417,000 students and 46,000 faculty and staff," said Tom Richards, executive vice president, Qwest business markets group. "From local school systems to major universities, Qwest is well-positioned - and nimble enough - to provide easy-to-use, customized solutions to businesses as well as education and government agencies nationwide."

Long-distance service is a fundamental component and key building block for any type of business, educational or government entities. Qwest provides high-quality long-distance service over the Qwest fiber optic network as part of a complete suite of communications tools available to meet the needs of customers nationwide.

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