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Dec 18, 2015 Windstream Begins 1 Gigabit Internet Service Trial in Lexington, KY
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced the start of its ultra-fast 1 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) Internet service trial in Lexington, KY, with plans for a full launch in five markets during the first half of 2016. 

Dec 18, 2015 Windstream Completes Sale of Data Center Assets to TierPoint
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today it has completed the sale of its data center business to TierPoint in an all-cash transaction valued at $575 million.

Dec 09, 2015 Windstream Expands VoIP Solutions and Unified Communications as a Service to Four West Texas Markets
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.,—Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network and cloud solutions, is the new face of telecommunications in West Texas. The company is now offering its full portfolio of enterprise-class voice and data center solutions – including its Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) products and Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) - to mid-size and enterprise businesses in four new markets, Abilene, Amarillo, Lubbock, and Midland-Odessa.
 

Dec 08, 2015 Windstream Extends Point-to-Point Wavelength Services to Enterprise Customers
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, announced an expanded Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) – or “Wave” – service offering to meet enterprise customers demand for dedicated, high bandwidth data center connectivity solutions.  The announcement is one of a series highlighting Windstream’s fiber-based, high-bandwidth service expansion following successful network expansion and modernization efforts this year. 

Dec 03, 2015 Windstream names Sarah Day President of Consumer and Small Business
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) Chief Executive Officer Tony Thomas today announced the appointment of Sarah Day as president of Consumer and Small Business (C/SMB) effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Dec 02, 2015 Windstream Launches Kinetic TV Service in Lexington, KY, Second U.S. Market in 2015
Lexington, KY., – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today that Kinetic, Windstream’s next-generation television service, is now available in Lexington, Kentucky. More than 50,000 Lexington residents can sign up for Kinetic, a new way of watching television that leverages the company’s 100% fiber-backed network to provide customers with a better TV experience. 

Nov 23, 2015 Windstream Expands Network to Florida Market to Meet Increasing Carrier and Content Customer Demands
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.,—Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, has announced the expansion of its 500G long-haul core network into Miami, Florida. 

Nov 20, 2015 Windstream CFO Bob Gunderman to speak at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Bob Gunderman, chief financial officer of Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), will speak at 1:50 p.m. CST on Thursday, December 3, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Leveraged Finance Conference in Boca Raton.


Nov 17, 2015 Windstream Named Finalist for 2015 MEF Excellence Awards
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 MEF Excellence Awards, an annual program highlighting carrier Ethernet services and applications organized by MEF, a global industry alliance of more than 220 telecommunication organizations. The winners will be announced during an awards dinner on Nov. 17 as part of the GEN15 global networking event in Dallas, Texas. In addition to attending the ceremony, Windstream will feature its broad portfolio of carrier ethernet solutions at Gen15 booth 800 on Nov. 16-19.

Nov 10, 2015 Windstream Announces Westward Network Expansion with diverse 500G routes from Denver
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. —Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, has announced its latest network expansion with the introduction of diverse Carrier routes from Denver to Chicago and Dallas. Through Windstream’s partnership with Infinera, provider of Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks™, the new routes leverage the Infinera DTN-X platform, part of the Infinera DTN-X family of next-generation terabit-class transport network platforms and provides Carrier customers with the ability to order 100G Waves to the markets. The routes mark another milestone in Windstream’s aggressive 2015 network expansion strategy.

Nov 05, 2015 Windstream Reports Third-Quarter Results
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) today reported its third-quarter results highlighted by continued improvements in financial trends, demonstrated by sequential revenue growth. 

Nov 05, 2015 Windstream Expands Internet Speeds of up to 100 Mbps to 600 Additional Markets
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, has completed significant service upgrades in approximately 600 markets across 12 states to bring faster Internet speeds of up to 100 megabits-per-second (Mbps) to residential and small business customers.

Nov 04, 2015 Windstream declares 15-cent quarterly dividend
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream’s (NASDAQ: WIN) board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 15-cents per share on the company’s common stock.

Nov 03, 2015 Windstream CEO Tony Thomas to speak at Wells Fargo conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tony Thomas, chief executive officer of Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), will speak at 2:15 p.m. CST on Wednesday, November 11, at the Wells Fargo Securities Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in New York.

 


Oct 22, 2015 Area Code Overlay Approved for North Carolina Piedmont Area
Little Rock, Ark, - Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced an Area Code Overlay for North Carolina Piedmont area to ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers.  The North Carolina Utilities Commission ordered a 743 Area Code Overlay for the area currently assigned to the 336 area code.  The new 743 area code will be “overlaid” over the same geographical area as the current 336 area code so that two area codes, 743 and 336, will be assigned to the area, generally covering the Piedmont, including the cites of Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Kernersville, Burlington, North Wilkesboro, Roxboro and Asheboro.   

Oct 20, 2015 Windstream Promotes Joe Scattareggia to Senior Vice President of Carrier Sales
Little Rock, Ark. - Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) Carrier Solutions has reorganized its business unit around a vertical sales focus. As part of that move, Mike Shippey, President of Windstream Carrier Solutions, announced the promotion of Joe Scattareggia to Senior Vice President of Sales. Scattareggia will oversee all sales teams within the Carrier organization, which are being realigned to focus on wholesale verticals. 

Oct 19, 2015 Windstream to Sell Data Center Business for $575 Million
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with TierPoint, a leading national provider of cloud, colocation and managed services, to sell Windstream’s data center business in an all cash transaction for $575 million.  

Oct 09, 2015 Windstream Approved to Bring Kinetic TV Service to Lexington, Kentucky
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., – Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, yesterday received approval from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for a cable TV franchise agreement that would bring its Kinetic television service to the homes of more than 50,000 Lexington, Kentucky residents. 

Oct 07, 2015 Windstream announces third-quarter earnings call
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) will hold a conference call at 7:30 a.m. CST on Thursday, Nov. 5 to review the company's third-quarter earnings results.

Sep 24, 2015 Windstream Announces $40,000 Smart Tomorrow Contest for High School Students in Lexington, Lincoln and Sugar Land
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced the Smart Tomorrow Start-up Challenge, a $40,000 entrepreneurship contest for high school students in Lincoln, NE, Lexington, KY and Sugar Land, TX. Divided into local and final rounds, the competition challenges students to design a start-up business offering a product or service that can improve our communities and the way we live.

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