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Facebook suffers 'worst outage' in 4 years; Qwest sees packet loss

For several hours, Facebook users have trouble accessing the service as a key ISP struggles with packet loss. Are the two related?

By September 23, 2010


Qwest's union workers authorize strike

Workers at phone company Qwest Communications authorized a strike if its union can't negotiate a suitable deal with the company.

By August 11, 2008


CenturyTel makes $22.4 billion bid for Qwest

CenturyTel said Thursday it will buy Qwest Communications for $10.6 billion in stock and assume $11.8 billion in Qwest debt.

By April 22, 2010


Qwest long distance goes down for some

Qwest Communications said Thursday that some of its customers were unable to make or receive long distance calls for about two and a half hours.

By September 3, 2009


Court orders shorter sentence for ex-Qwest chief

Denver appeals court says stock gains had been overstated for Joseph Nacchio, who is currently serving a six-year prison term for insider trading.

By July 31, 2009


Qwest looking to unload long-distance business?

Struggling telecommunications carrier is searching for ways to lower its outstanding debt load, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

By April 2, 2009


Qwest reaches tentative deal with union

Qwest may have finally reached an agreement with its largest labor union after months of negotiation.

By October 13, 2008


Qwest union workers reject deal

Members of two major unions at Qwest Communications International say "thanks, but no thanks" to a deal hammered out between union representatives and management.

By October 1, 2008


Qwest reaches agreement with unions

Agreement with two labor unions averts potential strike that could have disrupted service for the Democratic and Republican national conventions.

By August 18, 2008


Qwest dumps Sprint for Verizon

Qwest Communications International strikes a five-year deal to resell Verizon Wireless' service, ending an MVNO wireless reseller agreement it had with Sprint Nextel.

By May 6, 2008