Quebecor World Wins Multi-Year Contract Extension From Dex Media East and QwestDex

Press release from the issuing company

MONTREAL--Aug. 21, 2003-- Quebecor World has been awarded a multi-year contract extension from directory companies Dex Media East and QwestDex, Inc., the official White and Yellow Pages publishers for Qwest Communications. Under the new contract, Quebecor World will produce approximately 214 QwestDex titles annually, totaling more than 14 million directories with distribution in a 14-state region throughout the Midwest and the western U.S. Quebecor World will continue producing the QwestDex directories at its Loveland, Colorado facility. "Our print White and Yellow Pages directories continue to be the foundation of our product line. Quebecor World has been a key partner in helping us streamline the process of producing our many directories, which in turn has allowed us to improve our overall efficiency in getting QwestDex products to consumers and businesses in our service area," said George Burnett, president and CEO, Dex Media, Inc." "We have a long and mutually beneficial relationship with QwestDex, Inc. and are pleased to continue it as the company moves into an exciting new era," said David Bragen, president, Directory Group & Book Specialty Sales, Quebecor World North America. Dave Boles, chief operating officer, Quebecor World North America, stated, "As a leader in the directory publishing business and a key business partner, QwestDex represents the type of well-established and successful company that Quebecor World has structured itself to support."