Windstream statement on FCC’s technology transitions further notice of proposed rulemaking

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Nov 21, 2014

Windstream statement on FCC’s technology transitions further notice of proposed rulemaking

The following statement is from Eric Einhorn, senior vice president of government affairs and strategy:

“With its action today, the FCC continues to defend competition and consumers from harm as the industry moves ahead with the IP transition.  Maintaining long established access to ‘last-mile’ facilities, which connect competitors’ extensive fiber networks to individual customer locations, is critical to ensuring business, government, and nonprofit customers of all sizes continue to benefit from a competitive communications marketplace.  Windstream welcomes the opportunity to work with the Commission as it seeks to protect choice and to guard against this important technology change becoming an excuse for anticompetitive activity.”

About Windstream

Windstream, a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, 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. For more information, visit the company’s online newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow on Twitter at @WINDSTREAM News.


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