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Qwest Wins $7.2 Million Contract From the State of Utah

Qwest Communications has received a three-year contract worth $7.2 million from the state of Utah for a cost-saving, converged voice and data network. Qwest has begun connecting 300 locations in Salt Lake City and along Utah’s Wasatch Front using its Metro Optical Ethernet (QMOE) data networking platform, with thirty sites already connected. The Qwest-designed solution leverages the power of ethernet and optical technologies across metro area networks, providing up to 1 Gbps in speed to each site.

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