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This excerpt taken from the Q 10-K filed Feb 13, 2009.

Preferred Stock ($1.00 par value)

        Under our charter, our Board of Directors has the authority, without stockholder approval, to (i) create one or more classes or series within a class of preferred stock, (ii) issue shares of preferred stock in such class or series up to the maximum number of shares of the relevant class or series of preferred stock authorized and (iii) determine the preferences, rights, privileges and restrictions of any such class or series, including dividend rights, voting rights, the rights and terms of redemption, the

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QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued)

For the Years Ended December 31, 2008, 2007 and 2006

Note 12: Stockholders' Equity or Deficit (Continued)


rights and terms of conversion, liquidation preferences, the number of shares constituting any such class or series and the designation of such class or series. One of the effects of authorized but unissued and unreserved shares of capital stock may be to render more difficult or discourage an attempt by a potential acquirer to obtain control of us by means of a merger, tender offer, proxy contest or otherwise and thereby protect the continuity of our management. The issuance of such shares of capital stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in control of us without any further action by our stockholders. We have no present intention to adopt a stockholder rights plan, but could do so without stockholder approval at any future time.

        As of December 31, 2008 and 2007, there were 200 million shares of preferred stock authorized but no shares issued or outstanding.

This excerpt taken from the Q 8-K filed Apr 4, 2008.

Preferred Stock ($1.00 par value)

Under our charter, our Board of Directors has the authority, without stockholder approval, to (i) create one or more classes or series within a class of preferred stock, (ii) issue shares of preferred stock in such class or series up to the maximum number of shares of the relevant class or series of preferred stock authorized and (iii) determine the preferences, rights, privileges and restrictions of any such class or series, including dividend rights, voting rights, the rights and terms of redemption, the rights and terms of conversion, liquidation preferences, the number of shares constituting any such class or series and the designation of such class or series. One of the effects of authorized but unissued and unreserved shares of capital stock may be to render more difficult or discourage an attempt by a potential acquirer to obtain control of us by means of a merger, tender offer, proxy contest or otherwise and thereby protect the continuity of our management. The issuance of such shares of capital stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in control of us without any further action by our stockholders. We have no present intention to adopt a stockholder rights plan, but could do so without stockholder approval at any future time.

As of December 31, 2007 and 2006, there were 200 million shares of preferred stock authorized but no shares issued or outstanding.

This excerpt taken from the Q 10-K filed Feb 12, 2008.

Preferred Stock ($1.00 par value)

Under our charter, our Board of Directors has the authority, without stockholder approval, to (i) create one or more classes or series within a class of preferred stock, (ii) issue shares of preferred stock in such class or series up to the maximum number of shares of the relevant class or series of preferred stock authorized and (iii) determine the preferences, rights, privileges and restrictions of any such class or series, including dividend rights, voting rights, the rights and terms of redemption, the rights and terms of conversion, liquidation preferences, the number of shares constituting any such class or series and the designation of such class or series. One of the effects of authorized but unissued and unreserved shares of capital stock may be to render more difficult or discourage an attempt by a potential acquirer to obtain control of us by means of a merger, tender offer, proxy contest or otherwise and thereby protect the continuity of our management. The issuance of such shares of capital stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in control of us without any further action by our stockholders. We have no present intention to adopt a stockholder rights plan, but could do so without stockholder approval at any future time.

As of December 31, 2007 and 2006, there were 200 million shares of preferred stock authorized but no shares issued or outstanding.

This excerpt taken from the Q 10-K filed Feb 8, 2007.

Preferred Stock ($1.00 par value)

Under our charter, our Board of Directors has the authority, without stockholder approval, to (i) create one or more classes or series within a class of preferred stock, (ii) issue shares of preferred stock in such class or series up to the maximum number of shares of the relevant class or series of preferred stock authorized and (iii) determine the preferences, rights, privileges and restrictions of any such class or series, including dividend rights, voting rights, the rights and terms of redemption, the rights and terms of conversion, liquidation preferences, the number of shares constituting any such class or series and the designation of such class or series. One of the effects of authorized but unissued and unreserved shares of capital stock may be to render more difficult or discourage an attempt by a potential acquirer to obtain control of us by means of a merger, tender offer, proxy contest or otherwise and thereby protect the continuity of our management. The issuance of such shares of capital stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in control of us without any further action by our stockholders. We have no present intention to adopt a stockholder rights plan, but could do so without stockholder approval at any future time.

As of December 31, 2006, 2005 and 2004, there were 200 million shares of preferred stock authorized but no shares issued or outstanding.

This excerpt taken from the Q 10-K filed Feb 16, 2006.

Preferred Stock ($1.00 par value)

 

Under our charter, our Board has the authority, without stockholder approval, to (1) create one or more classes or series within a class of preferred stock, (2) issue shares of preferred stock in such class or series up to the maximum number of shares of the relevant class or series of preferred stock authorized and (3) determine the preferences, rights, privileges and restrictions of any such class or series, including the dividend rights, voting rights, the rights and terms of redemption, the rights and terms of conversion, liquidation preferences, the number of shares constituting any such class or series and the designation of such class or series. One of the effects of authorized but unissued and unreserved shares of capital stock may be to render more difficult or discourage an attempt by a potential acquirer to obtain control of us by means of a merger, tender offer, proxy contest or otherwise and thereby protect the continuity of our management. The issuance of such shares of capital stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in control of us without any further action by our stockholders. We have no present intention to adopt a stockholder rights plan, but could do so without stockholder approval at any future time.

 

As of December 31, 2005, 2004 and 2003, there were 200 million shares of preferred stock authorized but no shares issued or outstanding.

 

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QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC.

 

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS—(Continued)

 

For the Years Ended December 31, 2005, 2004 and 2003

 

This excerpt taken from the Q 8-K filed Mar 31, 2005.

Preferred Stock ($1.00 par value)

        Under our charter, our Board has the authority, without stockholder approval, to (1) create one or more classes or series within a class of preferred stock, (2) issue shares of preferred stock in such class or series up to the maximum number of shares of the relevant class or series of preferred stock authorized and (3) determine the preferences, rights, privileges and restrictions of any such class or series, including the dividend rights, voting rights, the rights and terms of redemption, the rights and terms of conversion, liquidation preferences, the number of shares constituting any such class or series and the designation of such class or series. One of the effects of authorized but unissued and unreserved shares of capital stock may be to render more difficult or discourage an attempt by a potential acquirer to obtain control of us by means of a merger, tender offer, proxy contest or otherwise and thereby protect the continuity of our management. The issuance of such shares of capital stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in control of us without any further action by our stockholders. We have no present intention to adopt a stockholder rights plan, but could do so without stockholder approval at any future time.

        As of December 31, 2004, 2003 and 2002, there were 200 million shares of preferred stock authorized but no shares issued or outstanding.

This excerpt taken from the Q 10-K filed Feb 18, 2005.

Preferred Stock ($1.00 par value)

        Under our charter, our Board has the authority, without stockholder approval, to (1) create one or more classes or series within a class of preferred stock, (2) issue shares of preferred stock in such class or series up to the maximum number of shares of the relevant class or series of preferred stock authorized and (3) determine the preferences, rights, privileges and restrictions of any such class or series, including the dividend rights, voting rights, the rights and terms of redemption, the rights and terms of conversion, liquidation preferences, the number of shares constituting any such class or series and the designation of such class or series. One of the effects of authorized but unissued and unreserved shares of capital stock may be to render more difficult or discourage an attempt by a potential acquirer to obtain control of us by means of a merger, tender offer, proxy contest or otherwise and thereby protect the continuity of our management. The issuance of such shares of capital stock may have the effect of delaying, deferring or preventing a change in control of us without any further action by our stockholders. We have no present intention to adopt a stockholder rights plan, but could do so without stockholder approval at any future time.

        As of December 31, 2004, 2003 and 2002, there were 200 million shares of preferred stock authorized but no shares issued or outstanding.

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