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Press Release -- May 9th, 2018
Source: Windstream

Windstream invests $2 million in high-speed internet network in Lexington

Investment to help enhance community connections and local infrastructureLEXINGTON, Ky., May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (NYSE:WIN, news, filings), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today announced an investment of $2 million in high-speed Kinetic Internet services for Lexington. With Kinetic Internet, Windstream is improving network speeds to approximately 30,000 households, bringing the number of households receiving 50Mbps or higher in Lexington to 80,000 households.

“Windstream is committed to investing back into the communities in which we live and serve,” said Phillip McAbee, president of state operations at Windstream. “With nearly 150 employees in the area, we’re proud to make this investment to help enhance the level of connectivity and network stability, bringing faster speeds to the people of Lexington.”

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

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

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 or Please visit our newsroom at or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream or @WindstreamBiz.

Windstream Contact:
Scott Morris, 501-748-5342

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