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Press Release -- April 12th, 2012
Source: Windstream

Windstream VP of carrier services to moderate panel on mobile backhaul and ethernet services at COMPTEL PLUS

Little Rock, Ark. — Windstream Corp. (NYSE:WIN, news, filings) announced that Jason Adkins, vice president of carrier services for Windstream, will speak at COMPTEL PLUS Convention & EXPO in San Francisco next week.
Adkins will moderate the “Mobile Backhaul & Ethernet Services–The Services Required to Grow Business” session on Tuesday, April 17, from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. The session will highlight the opportunity for regional Ethernet providers to maximize their revenue and will also discuss SLA assurance services for existing networks. Panelists will also educate attendees on the potential to provide “burstable” bandwidth services, and incrementally charge customers for actual capacity usage above a pre-defined bandwidth rate.
Additional panel members include: Ty Estes, marketing director, Omnitron Systems; Chad Hoyle, director of network operations, DukeNet Communications, LLC; and Frank Wiener, vice president of marketing, Cyan.
Adkins has been with Windstream since 2010, and has more than 17 years of telecommunications management experience with companies such as Level 3, Telcove, Conterra, and KMC Telecom.
The COMPTEL PLUS Convention & EXPO allows attendees to explore cutting-edge products and services for the communications industry. Windstream will be exhibiting its full suite of technology solutions at booth #301.
The COMPTEL PLUS Convention & EXPO is the preeminent networking event for innovative communications companies and their supplier partners. Held twice a year, COMPTEL PLUS attracted almost 200 exhibitors and more than 3,700 attendees to its 2010 events. In addition to the EXPO, COMPTEL PLUS offers comprehensive educational programming led by experienced industry speakers. These educational sessions will provide participants with knowledge about current business, technology and regulatory trends that could impact their business. For more information, visit
About Windstream
Windstream Corp. (NASDAQ: WIN) is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. Windstream has more than $6 billion in annual revenues and is listed on the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit

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