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Sep 29, 2011 Local dialing changes coming to 919 area code on Oct. 1
MATTHEWS, N.C. – Windstream local telephone customers in the 919 area code should begin using the area code in addition to the 7-digit telephone number when placing local calls beginning Oct. 1. The move to 10-digit dialing is due to the recently approved 984 area code that will cover the same geographic area as the 919 area code.

Sep 27, 2011 Windstream starts first Pennsylvania broadband stimulus project
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream has begun construction of its first broadband stimulus project in Pennsylvania. The work in Fredericktown is being funded in part by a federal grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Sep 16, 2011 Windstream COO Brent Whittington to speak at Goldman Sachs Conference
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Brent Whittington, chief operating officer of Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN), will speak at 1:05 p.m. CDT on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Goldman Sachs 20th Annual Communacopia Conference in New York.

Sep 12, 2011 Windstream starts first Kentucky broadband stimulus project
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream has begun construction of its first broadband stimulus project in Kentucky. The work in Shepherdsville is being funded in part by a federal grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Sep 08, 2011 Plus Three migrates production infrastructure to Windstream Hosted Solutions
RALEIGH, N.C.- Windstream Hosted Solutions, a premier provider of enterprise-class managed hosting solutions, today announced that Plus Three has chosen to colocate the production infrastructure for its “always on” fundraising and member management systems at Windstream’s SAS-70, Type II data center in Raleigh.

Sep 06, 2011 Windstream starts first Iowa broadband stimulus project
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream has begun construction of its first broadband stimulus project in Iowa. The work in Protivin is being funded in part by a federal grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Aug 25, 2011 Windstream introduces even faster Internet speeds for small business customers
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) is now offering even faster Internet speeds for small and medium business customers.


Aug 24, 2011 Vin Garofano Voted a Channel Partners Top Channel Manager

CHICAGO -- Channel Partners magazine, the resource for the telecommunications indirect sales channel, on Wednesday announced Windstream’s Vin Garofano of Raleigh, N.C., as a Top 15 Channel Manager.


Aug 19, 2011 Windstream announces partial redemption of its 8.625% Senior Notes due 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) is calling for redemption $350,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 8.625% Senior Notes due 2016 (the “Notes”) on September 19, 2011, at a redemption price payable in cash that is equal to $1,043.13 per $1,000 principal amount of Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but excluding, the redemption date.

Aug 15, 2011 Windstream starts first Texas broadband stimulus project
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream has begun construction of its first broadband stimulus project in Texas. The work in Garrison is being funded in part by a federal grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Aug 11, 2011 Windstream amends its credit agreement and security agreement
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) announced today that in connection with its acquisition of PAETEC Holding Corp. (“PAETEC”) it has successfully amended its senior secured credit agreement and security agreement.

Aug 09, 2011 Windstream launching $250,000 ‘SchoolsWIN’ fall giveaway
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) today is unveiling its new SchoolsWIN campaign to award $250,000 to public, private and charter schools within its residential services areas.

Aug 08, 2011 Windstream CFO Tony Thomas to speak at Oppenheimer Conference
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tony Thomas, chief financial officer of Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN), will speak at 10:45 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Oppenheimer 14th Annual Technology & Communications Conference in Boston.

Aug 04, 2011 Windstream starts first Georgia broadband stimulus project
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream has begun construction of its first broadband stimulus project in Georgia. The work in Young Harris is being funded in part by a federal grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Aug 03, 2011 Windstream declares quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Windstream Corp.’s (Nasdaq: WIN) board of directors today declared regular quarterly dividends on the company’s common stock.

Aug 01, 2011 Windstream to acquire PAETEC
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PAETEC Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: PAET), based in Fairport, N.Y., in a transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion.

Aug 01, 2011 Windstream seeks to amend its credit agreement and security agreement
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) previously announced today that it was acquiring PAETEC Holding Corp. In connection with this acquisition, Windstream is seeking to amend its senior secured credit agreement and security agreement.

Jul 29, 2011 Companies announce America's Broadband Connectivity plan and breakthrough consensus framework
WASHINGTON—Six of the nation’s leading broadband providers today submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) a proposal to speed broadband deployment to more than 4 million Americans living in rural areas.  They also announced an unprecedented agreement with three organizations that represent small carriers on a framework for complementary reform.

Jul 28, 2011 Windstream offers PC Protect for small businesses
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) is now offering small business customers protection against out-of-pocket expenses related to hardware malfunctions and operating system failures.

Jul 26, 2011 Windstream expands business service into Columbus, Ga.
COLUMBUS, Ga. –  Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) announces the expansion of its next-generation voice and data services into Columbus, Ga., giving local businesses a new choice for advanced communication services.

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