Windstream offering Samsung Galaxy Tab™ online, in stores

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Jul 19, 2011

Windstream offering Samsung Galaxy Tab™ online, in stores

 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Communications is adding the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ (Wi-Fi Only) to its lineup of cameras, computers and other electronics offered to residential customers in retail stores and online.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab™ (Wi-Fi Only) offers 16 gigabytes of memory and operates on the Android™ 2.2 operating system. Windstream customers can easily connect the device to their home network via their high-speed Internet connection or to wireless hotspots in places like airports, restaurants and libraries.

“The Galaxy Wi-Fi model eliminates the need for Windstream customers to purchase a monthly wireless data plan and commit to a contract with a wireless carrier,” according to David Redmond, vice president of consumer marketing at Windstream. “The tablet also features a Social Hub allowing customers to integrate their email and favorite social networking sites.”

Other features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ (Wi-Fi Only) include:
* Full color, 7 inch touch screen;
* Front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera ideal for video chatting;
* Rear 3.0 megapixel camera/camcorder with auto focus and flash;
* HD video player;
* Adobe® Flash® 10.1 compatible to make the most of games, ebooks, music and video;
* Access to more than 80,000 applications on the Android Market™.

Qualified Windstream customers can purchase the Samsung Galaxy Tab™ (Wi-Fi Only) for $369.99 or in six monthly installments of less than $62 per month. It is available at any of Windstream’s 61 retail stores or online at www.windstreamphones.com.

About Windstream

Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq:WIN), headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., is an S&P 500 communications and technology solutions provider with operations in 29 states and the District of Columbia and about $4 billion in annual revenues. Windstream provides IP-based voice and data services, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosting services and communications systems to businesses and government agencies. The company also delivers broadband, digital phone and high-definition TV services to residential customers primarily located in rural areas and operates a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 60,000 route miles. For more information about Windstream, visit www.windstream.com.

Media Contact:
Erin Ascione, 501-748-7368
erin.ascione@windstream.com



 


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