Microsoft, Qwest ink Net access pact (CNet)…The agreement also calls for Qwest to promote its services on several MSN Web sites as well as on Microsoft’s small-business portal bCentral….
– Apr 26 1:00 PM ET
My spin: This is a win / win for Qwest and Microsoft. MS gets exposure for its services on Qwest and Qwest gets some gauranteed revenue from MS…and exposure of its services in front of Microsoft’s customers.
Qwest plans to market the MSN service to new and existing customers. In turn, MSN said it will purchase from Qwest high-speed network capacity, digital subscriber lines, dial ports and billing services to support the delivery of MSN content and services to joint customers.