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Qwest to Webcast First Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call


DENVER, March 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Qwest Communications

(NYSE: Q | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating) will announce its first quarter 2010 financial and operational highlights on Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at 7 a.m. EDT. Qwest management will host a conference call at 9 a.m. EDT on the same day to discuss the company's perspective on the results and answer questions.

The live interactive call may be accessed by dialing:

-- 888-747-3510 (U.S. Domestic)

-- 703-871-3085 (International)

-- Conference ID: 1442837

Participants are asked to dial in 10-15 minutes in advance to facilitate an on-time start.

A replay will be available for approximately two weeks after the call and may be accessed via:

-- 866-837-8032 (U.S. Domestic)

-- 703-925-2474 (International)

-- Access Code: 1442837

A live audio and replay of the webcast also will be available at:

Windows Media Player or RealPlayer software is needed to listen to the webcast.

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(R) 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 leading technology industry analyst firms.

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