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Press Release -- July 6th, 2011
Source: Windstream
Tags: Ethernet, MPLS, Private Line

Windstream introduces high-bandwidth Ethernet Internet in 11 new metro areas

Business customers can receive Internet speeds up to 1Gbps

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Corp. (NYSE:WIN, news, filings) is expanding its larger bandwidth Ethernet Internet offering to 11 new markets.

The new markets are Akron, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Wichita, Kan.; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Okla.; Northwest Arkansas; Augusta, Ga.; Baton Rouge, La.; and Mobile, Ala.

With Windstream’s Ethernet offering, customers can get high bandwidth Internet speeds up to 1 Gbps.

With Ethernet Internet Access from Windstream, businesses have:

  • Symmetrical upload and download speeds
  • Dedicated connections
  • Improved reliability and performance

Windstream’s Ethernet Internet Access product provides businesses greater bandwidth at a lower cost per megabit than T1, Frame Relay or Private Line, ultimately allowing companies to reduce costs and increase business efficiencies.
“We are thrilled that customers in an expanded area can now take advantage of even faster Internet speeds with Windstream’s Ethernet Internet Access product,” said Don Perkins, Windstream vice president of business marketing. “Windstream’s full suite of next-generation technology solutions provide businesses with competitive pricing and tremendous value.”

Windstream’s MPLS Networking Solutions also provide customers with private, multi-site data connectivity for corporate headquarters, branch offices, business offices and business partners. Businesses can connect locations with a secure, private network with Windstream’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Virtual LAN (VLAN) services.

For more information about Windstream’s next-generation solutions, visit

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About Windstream
Windstream Corp., headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., is an S&P 500 communications and technology solutions provider with operations in 29 states and the District of Columbia and about $4 billion in annual revenues. Windstream provides IP-based voice and data services, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosting services and communication systems to businesses and government agencies. The company also delivers broadband, digital phone and high-definition TV services to residential customers primarily located in rural areas and operates a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 60,000 route miles. For more information about Windstream, visit


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