Monday, July 20, 2009

Qwest and DIRECTV Extend Agreement for 5 More Years

Qwest Communications and DIRECTV announced a 5-year extension to their existing strategic partnership that allows Qwest to continue to offer DIRECTV services to residential customers. Financial terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

The agreement extends a strategic alliance that started in October 2004. Under the deal, Qwest will provide an enhanced customer experience through streamlined customer support and the development of integrated products and services in partnership with DIRECTV.

In addition to the new agreement, Qwest and DIRECTV have launched a new suite of integrated services, including Remote Recording, Integrated Calling and management from the TV set (currently in beta).