More Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses Can Consolidate and Save with Qwest Business Solutions

Today’s economic climate requires businesses to keep a strict eye on the bottom line. To that end, Qwest today announced it has recently expanded the Qwest ® Purchase Plus Reward service to more small- and medium-sized businesses. A larger number of businesses within this key segment can now bundle voice and data networking solutions with Qwest to save money without sacrificing reliability or performance and receive the advantages of Purchase Plus Reward discounts.

Qwest ® Purchase Plus Reward saves businesses up to 40 percent on local phone lines. Businesses simply bundle their communications services with Qwest and purchase a variety of voice and data solutions, including wide-area networking; Internet; local and long-distance voice; and VoIP.

“ Whether you have 30 or 300 employees, you ‘ re always interested in tangible ways to reduce costs and make the most of your telecommunications/IT investment, ” said Ken Smith, vice president, Qwest Business Markets Group. “ A lot of small- and medium-sized businesses don ‘ t realize they can merge their voice and data office networks, and are surprised when they can consolidate services and improve performance at the same or lower prices. ”

Qwest offers a robust portfolio of products and services that enable businesses to run productive and efficient work environments at home, at work and on the go. For more about Qwest ‘ s business solutions or for a free consultation with a dedicated customer account representative, call 1-800-472-0643 or visit .

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Customers coast to coast turn to Qwest’s industry-leading national fiber-optic network and world-class Spirit of Service to meet their communications and entertainment needs. For residential customers, Qwest ‘ s powerful combination of award-winning high-speed Internet , home and wireless voice solutions and digital TV includes a new generation of fiber-optic Internet 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 a leading technology industry analyst firm.

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