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May 04, 2016 Windstream declares 15-cent quarterly dividend
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The board of directors of Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) today declared a quarterly dividend of 15-cents per share on the company’s common stock.
 

Apr 12, 2016 Windstream Deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress for Data Center Interconnect in Chicago
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced the deployment of the Infinera Cloud Xpress to provide pre-provisioned high speed connections between data centers in Chicago.

Apr 12, 2016 Windstream announces first-quarter earnings call
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) will hold a conference call at 7:30 a.m. CDT on May 5 to review the company's first-quarter earnings results.
 

Apr 11, 2016 Windstream launches Kinetic TV service in Sugar Land, Texas
Sugar Land, Texas – Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today that Kinetic, Windstream’s next-generation television service, is now available in Sugar Land, Texas. More than 30,000 homes in Sugar Land can sign up for the new television service that utilizes the company’s 100 percent fiber-backed network to provide an enhanced viewing experience.

Apr 04, 2016 Windstream launches 1-Gigabit Internet service in four market areas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced the launch of its ultra-fast 1-Gigabit Internet service in four market areas.
 

Mar 29, 2016 Windstream Announces Closing of New $600 Million Incremental Term Loan and Repurchase of $441,096,000 of its 7.875% Senior Notes Due 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Holdings, Inc. (“Windstream”) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Windstream Services, LLC (“Windstream Services”), closed a $600 million incremental term loan under its existing senior secured credit facilities. As previously announced, Windstream Services intends to use the proceeds of such incremental term loans to repay certain of its 7.875% senior notes due 2017 and repay certain of its other outstanding debt.
 

Mar 29, 2016 Windstream announces increase in the amount of Notes to be accepted in its cash tender offer for 7.875% Senior Notes due 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  — Windstream Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: WIN) announced today that its direct, wholly-owned subsidiary, Windstream Services, LLC (Windstream), has increased the maximum aggregate principal amount of notes it may purchase in the previously announced cash tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) for the 7.875% senior notes due in 2017 (CUSIP 97381WAJ3) (the “Notes”), issued by Windstream and Windstream Finance Corp, from $350,000,000 to $441,096,000.

Mar 21, 2016 Windstream names president of operations for Georgia
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that Jarrod (“J”) Berkshire has been named president of operations for Georgia.
 

Mar 17, 2016 Windstream announces allocation and upsize of incremental term loan
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Holdings, Inc. (“Windstream”) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Windstream Services, LLC (“Windstream Services”), received notice that the new incremental term loan under its existing senior secured credit facilities has been allocated to lenders.  Windstream Services expects to incur approximately $600 million of incremental term loans, which will be priced at 97.5% of the principal amount and bear interest of LIBOR plus 5.00% per annum (with a minimum LIBOR rate of 0.75%).  As previously announced, Windstream Services intends to use the proceeds of such incremental term loans to repay certain of its 7.875% senior notes due 2017 and/or repay certain of its other debts.

Mar 16, 2016 Windstream redesigns service model to better support channel partners
LAS VEGAS — Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and managed services, today announced that it has redesigned its channel service model to give partners dedicated support and access to additional resources, information and tools. The announcement, made at the 2016 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, will help Windstream partners more effectively win and retain customers while also allowing the company to deliver more efficiency, better prioritization, and an improved customer experience.

Mar 14, 2016 Windstream Announces it is Seeking to Raise an Incremental Term Loan and Launching a Cash Tender Offer for up to $350 million of its 7.875% Senior Notes due 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: WIN) announced today that its direct, wholly-owned subsidiary, Windstream Services, LLC, will seek to raise $400 million in incremental term loans under its existing senior secured credit agreement, subject to market and customary conditions. Windstream intends to use the proceeds of such incremental term loans to refinance, in whole or in part, its 7.875% senior notes due in 2017, issued by Windstream and Windstream Finance Corp, and/or refinance certain of its other debts. Windstream has also commenced a tender offer to purchase for cash up to $350 million aggregate principal amount of the notes.

Mar 09, 2016 Windstream announces winner of Smart Tomorrow Start-Up Challenge
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today that Carter Knopik from Southwest High School in Lincoln, Neb., and his start-up, “Thought Bubble,” have been named the winner of Windstream’s Smart Tomorrow Start-Up Challenge. With the growing need for collaboration, Carter designed a platform that allows users to quickly brainstorm new ideas through cloud-based, real-time collaboration. For his hard work and creativity, Carter will be awarded the $20,000 grand prize, and another $20,000 will be donated to an affiliated organization at his school. 

Mar 02, 2016 Windstream adds McAllen Data Center to 100G network
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today its network expansion into McAllen Data Center in McAllen, Tex.  Windstream will deploy diverse 100G-capable Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) routes, providing direct, low-latency transport from the McAllen Data Center to San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, and many other high-density data centers within our footprint.
 

Mar 02, 2016 Windstream announces network enhancements in Georgia
ATLANTA, Ga. – Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today network enhancements in Georgia to meet growing consumer data usage demand and enhance the customer experience.
 

Feb 26, 2016 Windstream to participate in investor conferences
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, will participate in two upcoming investor conferences:

Feb 25, 2016 Windstream reports fourth-quarter, full-year 2015 results
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results.
 

Feb 25, 2016 Windstream Moves Up Vertical Systems Group Ethernet LEADERBOARD Rankings
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream  (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it has been named one of the top Ethernet providers in the United States by the analyst firm Vertical Systems Group. The designation, part of the analyst firm’s annual Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD rankings, is the result of Windstream’s continued capital investments in its fiber networks that allow it to offer both higher-quality services and services in new markets.

Feb 19, 2016 Allworx Named 2016 Best Channel Vendor by Business Solutions Magazine in the VoIP Category
ROCHESTER, N.Y.Allworx Corp., a Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) company, announced today it has been awarded 2016 Best Channel Vendor in the VoIP category by Business Solutions magazine. This marks the sixth time that Allworx has claimed this distinction.  Allworx was one of two companies to receive this award in the VoIP category and represents the top 5 percent of all the vendors evaluated.  

Feb 16, 2016 Windstream Invests in Charlotte Metro Fiber Network to Connect Local Data Centers & Commercial Buildings to National Backbone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it has completed a major expansion of its advanced metro fiber network in the Charlotte area. Windstream’s investment will provide Charlotte’s growing mid-market business community with world-class infrastructure that connects even more local data centers and commercial buildings with Windstream’s high-speed, highly available nationwide fiber network.

Feb 11, 2016 Windstream appoints Jeannie H. Diefenderfer, Larry Laque to Board of Directors
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) announced today the appointments of Jeannie H. Diefenderfer and Larry Laque to the company’s board of directors. The appointments are effective immediately.

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