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Qwest Adds New Ultra-Tough Wireless Handset That Meets Official U.S. Military Durability Specifications


Toughest Mobile Phone Ideal for Outdoor Enthusiasts and Rugged Industry Professionals

DENVER.- Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) today announced that it has added the ultra-rugged SANYO SCP-7050 to its lineup of handsets. The SANYO SCP-7050 meets official U.S. Military Standard 810F specifications for vibration, dust and shock and features a high-quality speakerphone, tough rubber Dura-Grip(R) and voice-activated dialing.

In addition to withstanding harsh physical demands, the SANYO SCP-7050 supports the latest communications features that business professionals expect, including autonomous global positioning system (GPS) functionality and Bluetooth® wireless headset readiness.

“This latest phone from Qwest is perfect for people who work in rugged industries and equally great for people who like to play hard,” said Frank Simanson, vice president of product at Qwest. “So, whether you’re an avid rock climber or a construction foreman, this is the phone for you.”

The SANYO SCP-7050 is available at discounted prices with a 1- or 2-year Qwest Wireless contract for eligible customers. New and existing customers can visit a Qwest retail store, visit or call 1 800-244-1111 for more information.


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