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Jul 13, 2009, 3:34 PM

breaking the silence


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Mar 12, 2008, 10:15 PM

Qwest Kantana USB not supported?

Trying to access my Qwest Sanyo Katana on my laptop via USB cable, I was unable aquire it. After scouring the internet looking for a Qwest Katana driver, I called customer support. They say that the phone cannot be plugged into a computer. Has this feature been dissabled by Qwest (to force the use of their data transfer service) or is the CSR misinformed? Perhaps this post will save someone else the frustration that I've been dealing with.
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Oct 24, 2008, 7:31 AM

Verizon and qwest......a dissaster waiting to happen

I would keep your verizon bill as far away from qwest as possible.

I predict verizon will have to clean up a lot of qwest nightmare cs issues. Dealing with qwest cs is a nightmare.

Hopefully this is a step in the direction of verizon taking qwest over. If this happens, verizon (or buying company) needs to fire all qwest call center employees and start from scratch. qwest is a example of how unions can make your employees worthless.

the thought of qwest handeling verizon bills is scary.
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Sep 11, 2007, 10:18 AM

J.D. Powers Report

I saw in the 07 J.D. Powers report the Qwest came in second to Verizion in call quality, with Sprint coming in third. Qwest tied Verizion in 06. My question is: Since Qwest uses Sprints network, what do they do to enhance the quality of the coverage? Especially since Qwest beat Sprint by several points?
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Sep 10, 2008, 12:15 AM

Qwest Wireless customers getting any deals from Verizon?

I'm a Qwest Wireless coverage. Historically, this means I've not been able to get the best, hottest phones. But, I loose some important features, when I make the switch to Verizon.

Are any Qwest Wireless customers getting good deals, with this change?

I lose One Number Service. Right now, I give folks a landline phone number. If I'm in my office, that phone rings. But, if I'm out and my cell phone is on, the same call gets routed to my cell. I don't have to forward the calls; they are automatically forwarded.

I get a single voice mail box. If there's a message there, both my office phone and my cell phone knows about it and notifies me.

When I call my home, using my Qwest phone, it's a free call. It doesn't get deducted from my c...
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Aug 26, 2008, 7:34 PM

Changing to VZW

When will current Qwest customer's be able to get a VZW phone? Or do i have to wait for my upgrade date?
8 replies

May 6, 2008, 12:05 AM

Qwest is going to start using Verizon

http://press.qwestapps.com/index.cfm?fa=press.view&p ... »

Qwest to Deliver Verizon Wireless Products and Services to Its Customers

Companies Also to Partner in Wireless Bids for Enterprise, Government Contracts

DENVER, Colo. and BASKING RIDGE, N.J.–Qwest Communications International Inc. (NYSE: Q) and Verizon Wireless announced today they have signed a 5-year agreement for Qwest to market and sell Verizon Wireless service beginning this summer. Financial terms of the agreement are not being disclosed.

Under the agreement, Qwest customers will have access to the full line of Verizon Wireless handsets, smartphones and BlackBerry devices, as well as high-speed broadband wireless services for e-mail, Int...
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Dec 2, 2007, 1:59 AM

Why Google returns over 100,000 pages containing the phrase Qwest sucks

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Feb 27, 2008, 1:33 PM

Sprint phone use on Qwest?

I'm on Qwest and want to purchase a used Sprint smartphone for use with Qwest. Since Qwest Wireless is a MVNO using Sprint's network, will I be able to use the Sprint phone on Qwest? Does it need to be "unlocked"? Will any features not work properly thru Qwest (i.e. mobile web)? Thanks for any advice on this.
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Feb 15, 2008, 6:27 PM

Change in coporate business philosophy

Several articles state that Qwest is renegotiating with Sprint on how the service is resold through the telco. Qwest wants to copy the model they use for reselling Direct TV. Currently Qwest acts as a go-between for Direct TV and the customer. Direct TV handles the installation/equipment and CS. Qwest just bundles the service with your bill in which you get a bundling discount.

An analyst also reports that due to the large rural area that Qwest covers, customers are not getting the coverage Sprint promises. He recommends that Qwest partner with a different carrier that better suits the regions needs.

Since Qwest is currently an MNVO, does this mean that they are going to get out of the cell phone business and just act as a middlem...
4 replies

Sep 4, 2006, 4:19 PM

Qwest sucks

Bundle and save. What a bunch of crap. The only way to save is to save yourself from crappy service and slower internet by going with someone else.
4 replies

Nov 12, 2007, 10:43 AM


Qwest now has Mobile to Mobile. It took awhile but better late then never. The also have plans with the unlimited text pic and internet plans with these plans our new smart phones I think we are making some great improvements. GO QWEST!!! 🙂
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Nov 9, 2007, 10:17 PM

what network does qwest use?

Because here in omaha alltel has a huge outage and qwest customers are havint the same problem...
i thought qwest used sprints network???
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dayvan cowboy

Oct 31, 2006, 2:50 PM

does it have to be a qwest phone?

I am assuming that the answer is yes. seeing how cdma rolls that way. but, if i bought a sprint phone, could i use that on qwest. seeing as it was unlocked and all that. or will qwest not activate it. thanks!!
2 replies

Oct 29, 2007, 9:25 PM

Any reps on here?

Can you confirm any price drops for the HTC Fusion or the HTC Mogul within the next few months?
5 replies

Sep 22, 2007, 7:21 AM

Question on HTC s720

How is this phone for one handed messaging? Is is easy or hard? Thanks.
3 replies

Aug 20, 2007, 10:20 AM

I'm impressed with Qwest's new Smartphones.

I may just have to get a line on the side!
20 replies

Aug 14, 2007, 8:10 AM

Dash vs. Blackjack vs Q?

Which is better? Discuss.

Jun 29, 2007, 1:57 PM

Motorola phones from Qwest

Is anyone aware of any new Motorola phones (besides the Q) that will be carried by Qwest?
1 reply

Mar 30, 2007, 8:01 AM

Download photos from Katana

I upgraded recently to the katana phone with Qwest. I'd read of downloading data from cell to PC so I ordered a product(usb cable & software) only to find that the product was apparently carrier specific and guess what? It only worked with Sprint. Of course I have the option of paying $15 per month to upload photos to a site, but I'd like to know if I'm truly dead in the water on this. I've read of freeware usb drivers and compatable cables available, but don't know if this is possible "generically" with Qwest. Thanks in advance for any info you may have.

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