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Dec 30, 2009 Windstream Completes Sale of Additional Senior Notes Due 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 30, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ: WIN) today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced private offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of its 7.875% Senior Notes due 2017 (the "Notes Offering"). The notes were issued as additional securities under an existing indenture of Windstream pursuant to which Windstream previously issued $400 million aggregate principal amount of 7.875% Senior Notes due 2017. The notes issued in this offering and the previously issued notes will be treated as a single class of notes under the indenture.


Dec 15, 2009 Windstream Upsizes and Prices Private Offering of $700 Million of Its 7.875% Senior Notes Due 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 15, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ: WIN) announced today the pricing of a private placement of $700 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.875% Senior Notes due Nov. 1, 2017 (the "Notes Offering") at an issue price of 98.5% to yield 8.132%. The aggregate principal amount of the notes was increased from $600 million, which Windstream announced its intention to offer earlier today, to $700 million. The notes are to be issued as additional securities under an existing indenture of Windstream pursuant to which Windstream previously issued $400 million aggregate principal amount of 7.875% Senior Notes due 2017. The notes to be issued in this offering and the previously issued notes will be treated as a single class of notes under the indenture. The Notes Offering is expected to settle on Dec. 30, 2009, subject to customary closing conditions.


Dec 15, 2009 Windstream Announces Proposed Private Offering of $600 Million of Senior Notes Due 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 15, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NASDAQ: WIN) announced today that it intends to offer in a private placement $600 million in aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2017 (the “Notes Offering”). The notes are to be issued as additional securities under an existing indenture of Windstream pursuant to which Windstream previously issued $400 million aggregate principal amount of 7.875% Senior Notes due 2017. The notes to be issued in this offering and the previously issued notes will be treated as a single class of notes under the indenture. The Notes Offering is expected to be completed in late December 2009, subject to market and other conditions.


Dec 04, 2009 Windstream CFO Tony Thomas to Speak at UBS 37th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 04, 2009 - Tony Thomas, chief financial officer of Windstream (NYSE: WIN), will speak at 1:30 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the UBS 37th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York.


Dec 03, 2009 Windstream Launches VoIP Services in Raleigh and Greensboro

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 03, 2009 - Windstream (NYSE: WIN) announces the expansion of its converged communications services to the Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C. markets. Windstream’s Dynamic Office and Total Office solutions combine voice, data and Internet services over the same connection for maximum value and flexibility.


Dec 01, 2009 Windstream Now Offers Highly Secure Private Data Networking Solution Nationwide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 01, 2009 - Windstream Corp. (NYSE: WIN) announces the nationwide expansion of its Virtual Private Network (VPN) service, available now throughout the continental United States. Designed to connect multiple business locations with a highly secure, cost-effective data network, Windstream’s VPN service allows customers to partner with a single data provider to receive consistent performance for business-critical applications.


Dec 01, 2009 Windstream Completes Acquisition of Lexcom, Inc.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., December 01, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Lexcom, Inc., based in Lexington, N.C., for approximately $141 million in cash, net of working capital acquired.


Nov 30, 2009 Windstream SVP and Treasurer Rob Clancy to speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Credit Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 30, 2009 - Rob Clancy, senior vice president and treasurer of Windstream (NYSE: WIN), will speak at 11:10 a.m. CST on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2009 Credit Conference in New York.


Nov 25, 2009 Windstream Moving Stock Listing to NASDAQ Exchange

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 25, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) announced today that it will voluntarily move its stock exchange listing to the NASDAQ Global Select Market, an exchange of The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ), from the New York Stock Exchange, effective Dec. 10, 2009.


Nov 24, 2009 Windstream to Acquire Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 24, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Iowa Telecommunications Services, Inc. (NYSE: IWA), based in Newton, Iowa, in a transaction valued at approximately $1.1 billion.


Nov 18, 2009 Windstream Launches New Web Site Focused on Business

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 18, 2009 - Windstream Corp. (NYSE: WIN) has announced the launch of its new Web site exclusively for business customers. With a new design, navigation, and resources, the site (www.windstream.com/business) helps business customers make informed decisions on which solution will be the most beneficial to solve the unique telecom and data business needs in their particular industry.


Nov 10, 2009 Windstream Completes Acquisition of D&E Communications

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 10, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of D&E Communications, based in Ephrata, Pa., in a transaction valued at approximately $333 million.


Nov 09, 2009 Windstream reports third-quarter earnings results

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) today reported third-quarter earnings results highlighted by the lowest absolute access line loss since the company’s formation in 2006.


Nov 04, 2009 Windstream Declares Quarterly Dividend of 25 Cents Per Share

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 04, 2009 - Windstream Corporation’s (NYSE: WIN) board of directors today declared regular quarterly dividends on the company’s common stock.


Nov 03, 2009 Windstream to Acquire NuVox

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., November 03, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NuVox, Inc., a privately held competitive local exchange carrier based in Greenville, S.C., in a transaction valued at approximately $643 million.


Oct 29, 2009 Windstream Launches New Managed Router Service for Business Customers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., October 29, 2009 - Windstream Corp. (NYSE: WIN) announces its new managed router service for business customers – a service offered to help customers manage their Internet and data network systems with increased efficiency, maintain optimal equipment performance, and expend less internal IT resource efforts, all of which reduce operational costs and boost productivity.


Oct 26, 2009 Windstream to 'Pass It Forward' for University of Kentucky Coach John Calipari Charity with Exclusive Web Site Dedicated to UK Basketball

LEXINGTON, Ky., October 26, 2009 - Windstream (NYSE: WIN), the official high-speed Internet, home phone and digital TV provider for University of Kentucky athletics, has created a new Web site dedicated to UK basketball and first-year men’s coach John Calipari.


Oct 22, 2009 Windstream Offers ESPN360.com to Internet Customers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. & BRISTOL, Conn. & ATLANTA, October 22, 2009 - Windstream (NYSE: WIN) and ESPN today announced that Windstream high-speed Internet customers now have access to ESPN360.com. ESPN360.com is ESPN's 24/7 broadband sports network, which offers more than 3,500 live, global sports events annually. It is available through www.windstream.net at no cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet service from Windstream. With the addition of Windstream, ESPN360.com’s total distribution will exceed 50 million subscribers.


Oct 19, 2009 Windstream Expands ‘Lifetime Price Guarantee’ Offer on High-Speed Internet and Unlimited Nationwide Phone Service to Businesses

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., October 19, 2009 - Windstream Corp. (NYSE: WIN) has expanded its lifetime price guarantee on high-speed Internet and unlimited nationwide phone service to its business customers.


Oct 19, 2009 Windstream Announces Effectiveness of Amendment and Restatement of Senior Secured Credit Facilities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., October 19, 2009 - Windstream Corporation (NYSE: WIN) today announced the effectiveness of the previously announced amendment and restatement of its senior secured credit facilities.


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