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Aug 25, 2016 Windstream applies to bring its Kinetic TV service to North Carolina
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, submitted a formal bid on a cable TV franchise agreement with the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State to bring its Kinetic television service to more than 50,000 homes, primarily across 13 North Carolina communities.  The bid is part of Windstream’s ongoing effort to introduce faster Internet speeds and new technologies to customers.

Aug 15, 2016 Windstream expands metro fiber network in Chicago
CHICAGO — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a major expansion of its advanced metro fiber network in the Chicago area. Windstream’s expansion will provide the area’s growing business community with world-class fiber and fixed-wireless infrastructure that connects even more local data centers and commercial buildings to Windstream’s high-speed, highly available nationwide fiber network.

Aug 10, 2016 Windstream expands partnership with Cologix, broadens cloud connectivity options for customers
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced it has recently completed construction of a new colocation point of presence (PoP) in Dallas, Texas, and plans to complete construction of a new colocation PoP in Columbus, Ohio, in October – both in facilities operated by Cologix, a network-neutral interconnection and data center company. This adds to Windstream’s already-established presence in the Cologix Minneapolis and Jacksonville data centers, and aligns with Windstream’s continued aggressive Data Center Interconnect (DCI) efforts, adding carrier neutral data centers to its network and giving its wholesale and enterprise customers more options to access cloud resources.

Aug 03, 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.
 

Jul 28, 2016 Windstream Uses G.fast Solutions from Calix in Lincoln MDUs
PETALUMA, Calif. – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in enabling next generation service delivery with an unmatched subscriber experience, today announced that Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, will equip multiple multi-dwelling units (MDUs) with Calix AXOS G.fast nodes and GigaFamily solutions in Lincoln, Nebraska. Using the combined solution of Calix E3-16F G.fast sealed DPU nodes and GigaFamily products, Windstream will dramatically increase broadband speeds available to residents in a select number of buildings. The company has plans to extend the deployment of G.fast technologies to deliver speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) over traditional copper telephone wires to other buildings in Lincoln and to other markets around the country.

Jul 12, 2016 Windstream wins fourth straight ‘Growth Excellence Leadership Award’
DENVER — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it has won its fourth consecutive Frost & Sullivan North America “Growth Excellence Leadership Award.” Windstream received this honor in recognition of its VoIP access and SIP Trunking services, which are foundational elements of Windstream’s suite of services for enterprise business customers. Criteria for the award included customer experience, growth strategy and diversification, portfolio excellence, and brand strength.

Jul 06, 2016 Windstream announces second-quarter earnings call
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) will hold a conference call at 7:30 a.m. CDT on Aug. 4 to review the company's second-quarter earnings results.
 

Jul 05, 2016 Windstream now provides speeds of up to 100 Mbps to more than 1,000 markets after upgrades
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, has completed network upgrades across 15 states to bring faster Internet speeds of up to 100 megabits-per-second (Mbps) to residential and small business customers in more than 1,000 markets.

Jun 28, 2016 Windstream changes landscape of telecommunications offerings in Albany with Fixed Wireless for enterprise customers
ALBANY, N.Y. — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, has launched Fixed Wireless access in Albany, N.Y., providing enterprise customers with a path to high-bandwidth, reliable telecommunications services. Windstream’s Fixed Wireless access services provide companies with Ethernet connectivity via a dedicated, microwave wireless connection. Windstream is the first major provider to bring Fixed Wireless to Albany, and its solution is designed to meet the high-availability requirements of companies that rely on the cloud for their most important software applications.

Jun 28, 2016 Windstream provides companies highly secure, high-performance access to the cloud with new offering
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, is making it easier for companies to access the cloud and use it as a foundational element of their IT strategy with its new Cloud Connect solution. Cloud Connect gives companies dedicated access to cloud providers and cloud-based applications, and does not rely on the public internet, delivering cloud connectivity that is far more secure and reliable

Jun 21, 2016 Windstream agrees to exchange the remaining half of CS&L equity stake to reduce debt
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) today announced it has agreed to exchange an additional 14,681,071 shares of Communications Sales & Leasing (CS&L) common stock with its creditors in a debt-for-equity exchange.

Jun 20, 2016 Windstream and BroadSoft team up to bring customized Virtual PBX to hospitality market
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, and BroadSoft, a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) leader, today announced the availability of a new customized Virtual PBX and unified communications solution for the hospitality industry. Announced at HITEC, a large hospitality technology tradeshow, the new Virtual PBX for Hospitality solution offers scalability, flexibility and simplicity on a single unified platform hosted in an enterprise-class data center and accessible through the cloud.

Jun 15, 2016 Windstream exchanges half of CS&L equity stake to reduce debt
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) today announced it has closed a transaction to transfer approximately 14.7 million shares of Communications Sales & Leasing (CS&L) common stock to its creditors in a debt-for-equity exchange.
 

Jun 10, 2016 Windstream expands cloud connectivity in tier 2 markets through partnership with 365 Data Centers
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a partnership with 365 Data Centers, one of the top edge colocation data center providers in Tier 2 markets.  Windstream has established presence in 365 Data Centers’ facilities in Buffalo, N.Y.; Chicago, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Tampa, Fla., and Southfield, Mich.

Jun 09, 2016 Allworx names David Plakosh general manager
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Allworx Corp., a Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) company, today announced the promotion of David Plakosh to general manager. He will continue to serve as chief technology officer. In his expanded leadership role, Plakosh will oversee the strategic direction of the business and the product vision and continue to lead all research and development activities.

Jun 07, 2016 Windstream moves into new QTS Chicago ‘Mega Data Center’
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it is one of the first carriers to establish a presence in QTS Realty Trust’s (NYSE:QTS) new downtown Chicago mega data center set to open July 1. Windstream already has presence in two other QTS data centers – one at 1033 Jefferson St. in Atlanta, Ga., and another at 6000 Technology Blvd. in Sandston, Va. With this latest partnership, as an anchor service provider in the QTS Chicago facility, Windstream is continuing its aggressive network expansion strategy – providing secure, high-performance connectivity solutions to wholesale and enterprise customers.

Jun 06, 2016 Windstream CFO Bob Gunderman to speak at Barclays conference
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Bob Gunderman, chief financial officer of Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), will speak at 8:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, June 9 at the Barclays 2016 High Yield Bond Conference in Colorado Springs, Colo.
 

Jun 02, 2016 Windstream expands metro fiber network in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a major expansion of its advanced metro fiber network in the Nashville area. Windstream’s expansion will provide the area’s growing business community with world-class fiber and fixed-wireless infrastructure that connects even more local data centers and commercial buildings with Windstream’s high-speed, highly available nationwide fiber network.

May 23, 2016 Windstream expands metro fiber network in Richmond
RICHMOND, Va. — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced a major expansion of its advanced metro fiber network in the Richmond area. Windstream’s expansion will provide the area’s growing business community with world-class fiber and fixed-wireless infrastructure that connects even more local data centers and commercial buildings with Windstream’s high-speed, highly available nationwide fiber network.

May 18, 2016 Windstream names Beth A. Lackey as senior vice president of carrier operations
LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that Beth A. Lackey has been appointed senior vice president of carrier operations.

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