Under an agreement, Qwest has been reselling Verizon Wireless to its customers as "Qwest Wireless." A few years prior, they had a similar partnership with Sprint. Given the partnership, subscribers who switch to Verizon will receive combined billing statements and deals on handsets.
Qwest is also allowing its customers to port their number to another phone and carrier. Starting next month, when Qwest Wireless subscribers make an outgoing call it will be first be forwarded to a customer service agent who will remind them of the coming cancellation.