Qwest to be Communications Services Provider for Minnesota Vikings
Qwest Communications International Inc. and the Minnesota
Vikings today announced a new sponsorship agreement that names Qwest the Official
Communications Services Provider of the Minnesota Vikings. Communications services for the Vikings training facility in Eden
Prairie, Minn., will be exclusively provided and maintained by Qwest.
We are very pleased to announce we are
partnering with a world-class organization such as Qwest,
said Steve LaCroix, Minnesota Vikings vice president, sales and
marketing. The Vikings
training facility will be set up exclusively with Qwest services, which
will allow staff and players to enjoy the ease, convenience and
reliability of Qwest High-Speed Internet, DIRECT
service and Qwest Digital Voice.
In addition to recognition as the official communications services
provider of the Minnesota Vikings, the agreement includes Qwest s
increased support for local Vikings charities and community events in
For the 2007-2008 season, Qwest will co-sponsor the Viking Children s
Fund Golf Tournament, which benefits the team s
in-house charity, and will be the title sponsor of Vikings
Community Tuesdays, the community outreach
efforts led by Minnesota Vikings players.
Qwest is proud to be a sponsor of the
Minnesota Vikings, and through our
world-class communications services help
bring more football to the Vikings training
facility and Minnesota communities, said
John Stanoch, Qwest Minnesota state president. Qwest
is also thrilled to work with the Vikings to promote community programs
and charitable activities. We look forward to a solid partnership with
the Vikings a win not only for Qwest, but
also for Vikings fans and Minnesotans.