Qwest Communications Second Quarter 2005 Earnings Release

and Webcast Information

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE) ---- Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) will release second quarter 2005 earnings and operational highlights on Tuesday, August 2, 2005, at approximately 7:00 a.m. EDT.

Qwest will host a conference call August 2, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. EDT.  This call will feature Richard C. Notebaert, chairman and CEO, and Oren G. Shaffer, vice chairman and CFO, who will jointly provide the company's perspective on second quarter results.

You can access a live audio webcast or a replay of the webcast at:

http://www.qwest.com/about/investor/events/index.html

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