Qwest Business Partner Program


Telesphere Hires Ex-QBPP Director to Lead Channel

Phoenix-based Telesphere, a nationwide hosted PBX business phone and Internet services provider, announced Wednesday that it has hired Greg Rosengarten, a former regional sales director for Qwest Business Partner Program (QBPP), as its director of indirect channels, taking the reins of the two-year-old program. Rosengarten has more than 15 years of sales and channel management […]

Q.Marketplace 2010

Several hundred agents descended on the Mile-High City, Jan. 13-14, for Q.Marketplace 2010, the kickoff meeting for the Qwest Business Partner Program. The theme of the event, held at the swanky Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver, was “Create Your Own Destiny.” Based on QBPP’s 2009 results, which showed an increase in revenues, it seems Qwest […]

Qwest Announces QBPP 2009 Award Winners

Qwest Communications International Inc. honored its 2009 top performers Thursday at the company’s Q.Marketplace 2010 QBPP kickoff meeting this week in Denver. The winners included: Highest Annual Sales for Business Partner: XILEC LLC Highest Annual Sales for a Premier Master Partner: Agent Alliance Best Sales Performance Year Over Year: XILEC LLC Best Sales Performance Year […]

Qwest Shares QBPP 2009 Results, 2010 Plans

Despite the recession, revenue from the Qwest Business Partner Program grew in 2009, according to executives from Qwest Communications International Inc. who spoke Thursday at the company’s Q.Marketplace 2010 QBPP kickoff meeting this week in Denver. In his first public address since being named vice president of sales for QBPP in mid-August, Blake Wetzel praised […]

Qwest Restructures QBPP Advisory Board

In response to feedback from its indirect sales partners, Qwest Communications International Inc., is restructuring its partner advisory council to solicit more feedback on the Qwest Business Partner Program. “We are going to create a dialogue between the [Qwest] business leaders and the advisory council so we can start really instituting some change,” said Blake […]

Qwest for Change New Channel Chief’s 2010 Strategies

If you want to take in the picturesque Denver skyline from atop a 55-story building, Blake Wetzel is your go-to guy. “When I say I’m going to do something, I’m going to do something,” Wetzel said, in an interview with PHONE+ just six weeks after he was named vice president of sales for the Qwest […]

Agents Respond to QBPP Changes

Agents for Qwest Communications International Inc. told PHONE+ they are optimistic about recent changes to the leadership of the Qwest Business Partner Program. The Denver-based telco informed agents Aug. 19 that QBPP’s longtime leaders Tom McGrath, senior vice president of alternate channel sales, and Sandy Spencer, regional vice president of sales for QBPP, would be […]

Qwest Changes Channel Leadership

Qwest Communications International Inc. is changing the leadership of the Qwest Business Partner Program, as part of structural changes to the carrier’s alternate channels group, according to a memo the company shared with QBPP members Aug. 19. A Qwest spokesperson confirmed the changes Monday. The memo, from Teresa Taylor, executive vice president of the Business […]

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