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Windstream invests in high-speed internet infrastructure in Russell

Jun 05, 2018

Windstream invests in high-speed internet infrastructure in Russell

Investment to help enhance community connections and local infrastructure 

Russell, Ky. – Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, announces an investment of more than $300,000 in high-speed Kinetic Internet services for Greenup County, Kentucky. With Kinetic Internet, Windstream is improving network speeds to approximately 3,000 households, bringing 58 percent of households 50 Mbps or higher speeds in Russell.

“Windstream is committed to investing back into the communities in which we live and serve,” said Phillip McAbee, area president of Windstream operations in Kentucky. “With nearly 600 employees in the state, we’re proud to make this investment to help enhance the level of connectivity and network stability, bringing faster and more reliable speeds to the people of Russell.”

Kinetic by Windstream’s expansion in Kentucky increases the services that are available to local customers, including Kinetic Internet with lightning-fast downloads on a fiber-backed network.

To learn more about Kinetic by Windstream and its service areas, visit Windstream.com.

 

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com or windstreamenterprise.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream or @WindstreamBiz.

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Windstream Contact:

Scott Morris, 501-748-5342

[email protected]

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