Denver, November 2, 2006 - Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that customers can purchase a bundle of Qwest High-Speed Internet and all-digital DIRECTV service from Qwest at 110 Best Buy stores throughout Qwest's 14-state local service area.
Customers visiting Best Buy stores can determine if they are eligible for Qwest's high-speed Internet service and order at the store; in addition, they can order service and set up a DIRECTV installation appointment. The services will then conveniently appear on a single monthly Qwest bill, providing a triple-play bundle discount for Qwest customers with a home phone package.
Customers can also learn about the company's Wi-Fi-capable high-speed modem, which allows them to share their high-speed connection with multiple computers anywhere in their home via an easy-to-install wireless network.
"We continue to make it easier for customers to shop for and choose Qwest services by expanding our retail presence," said Jim Vogel, vice president of alternative markets for Qwest. "By expanding the portfolio of services we offer at Best Buy locations, consumers benefit from access to yet another convenient, one-stop solution for purchasing their must-have communications services."
Making Qwest services available at retail locations such as Best Buy is another example of Qwest's Spirit of Service - the company's commitment to deliver excellent service and the best value to customers every day. As further illustration of the company's commitment to customer satisfaction, Qwest's MyAccount feature at www.qwest.com offers customer-friendly Web-based tools such as click-to-chat and free online bill payment.
Qwest offers a unique and powerful combination of 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. For more information on Qwest, and its various operating subsidiaries, please go to www.qwest.com.