Central Florida's Jessica Velasquez Named EMBARQ National Service Hero

WHAT: Embarq Corporation's (NYSE: EQ) Jessica Velasquez understands that many factors are key to providing exceptional customer service, including product knowledge, patience, courtesy and follow-through. She takes great pride in providing both English and Spanish-speaking customers the service they not only deserve, but also have come to expect. For her dedication, Central Florida's Jessica Velasquez was chosen as EMBARQ's National Service Hero.

WHO: EMBARQ's Vice President of Sales and Service, Bob Sloboda will present Jessica Velasquez with the EMBARQ National Service Hero Award

WHEN: Wednesday, October 4, 2006
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: 850 East Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs, FL 32708
VISUALS: A surprise presentation to EMBARQ's National Service Hero Award winner


EMBARQ (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, offers a complete suite of common sense communications services. The company has approximately 20,000 employees and operates in 18 states. EMBARQ, which is expected to rank among the Fortune 500, is included in the S&P 500.

For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed Internet, wireless, and Dish Network satellite TV -- all on one monthly bill.

For businesses, EMBARQ has a comprehensive range of flexible and integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio includes integrated local voice and data services, long distance, Business Class DSL, wireless, enhanced data network services, voice and data communication equipment and managed network services.

EMBARQ believes that by focusing on the communities the company serves and by employing common sense and practical ingenuity, it is able to provide customers with a committed partner, dedicated customer service and innovative products for work and home. For more information, visit http://embarq.com .


SOURCE Embarq Corporation 

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