May 21, 2012|
Windstream launches the Merge Ticket to Hollywood Sweepstakes and Tour
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is rolling out the red carpet for one lucky movie buff. To celebrate the launch of Merge, its new high-speed Internet and streaming entertainment service, Windstream will launch an entertainment sweepstakes and embark on a 29-city tour this summer.
The Merge Ticket to Hollywood Sweepstakes will open Monday, May 21, 2012, and close Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. Contestants can enter online on the Windstream Connects Facebook page for a chance to win the ultimate entertainment package. The grand prize winner, who will be announced on Sept. 6, will receive round-trip airfare for two to Los Angeles, Calif., a 5-night stay at The Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, two passes for a back-lot tour of a movie studio, $1,000 cash, one 60-inch flat-screen television, one year’s worth of movie tickets for two and a 1-year subscription to HuluPlus. Complete sweepstakes eligibility and guidelines can also be found on the Windstream Connects Facebook page.
In support of the sweepstakes, the Merge Ticket to Hollywood Tour will kick off Friday, May 25, in Harrison, Ark. Upon arrival in each of the 29 cities on the route, the tour’s brand ambassadors will visit local movie theatres and Windstream retail stores. Individuals will be able to enter the sweepstakes on-site, receive small prizes and learn more about Merge.
The tour schedule is as follows:
Complete details on all dates, times and locations can be found on the Events tab of the Windstream Connects Facebook page.
The Merge Ticket to Hollywood Sweepstakes and Tour was created to bring awareness to Windstream’s entrance in the streaming entertainment space. Merge customers can customize their entertainment experience via a high-speed Internet connection and enjoy their unique entertainment choices directly on their television. A look at a portion of the company’s Merge broadcast advertising campaign is available on YouTube.
To experience Merge or to subscribe, visit www.mergenow.com.
Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. Windstream has more than $6 billion in annual revenues and is listed on the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit www.windstream.com.
For more information:
Brittany Thoms, 678-409-8140
4001 Rodney Parham Road
Little Rock, AR 72212