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This excerpt taken from the Q 8-K filed Sep 15, 2008.

For purposes of the calculation above:

1. “Average Qwest TSR Percentage” is the percentage increase or
decrease in (a) the average of the closing market price of one share of
Common Stock (as adjusted for all dividends paid, assuming they are reinvested
on the applicable payment dates) on each trading day in the Measurement Period,
as compared to (b) the closing market price of one share of Common Stock
on the first day of the Performance Period.

2. “Average Telecom Peer TSR Percentage” is calculated as
follows:

(a) For
each company in the Telecom Peer Group, calculate the percentage increase or
decrease in (i) the average of the closing market price of one share of
the company’s common stock (as adjusted for all dividends paid, assuming they
are reinvested on the applicable payment dates) on each trading day in the
Measurement Period, as compared to (ii) the closing market price of one
share of the company’s common stock on the first day of the Performance Period;
and

This excerpt taken from the Q 8-K filed Feb 26, 2008.

For purposes of the calculation above:

1. “Average Qwest TSR Percentage” is the percentage increase or
decrease in (a) the average of the closing market price of one share of
Common Stock (as adjusted for all dividends paid, assuming they are reinvested
on the applicable payment dates) on each trading day in the Measurement Period,
as compared to (b) the closing market price of one share of Common Stock
on the first day of the Performance Period.

2. “Average Telecom Peer TSR Percentage” is calculated as
follows:

(a) For
each company in the Telecom Peer Group, calculate the percentage increase or
decrease in (i) the average of the closing market price of one share of
the company’s common stock (as adjusted for all dividends paid, assuming they
are reinvested on the applicable payment dates) on each trading day in the
Measurement Period, as compared to (ii) the closing market price of one
share of the company’s common stock on the first day of the Performance Period;
and