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Press Release -- March 29th, 2019
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Windstream Wholesale Expands Access to Ethernet Services with Fixed Wireless

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Windstream Wholesale, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that its Fixed Wireless service will increase its Wholesale Ethernet Services footprint to customers in over 50 major metro markets, complementing and operating in parallel to Windstream’s robust 150,000-mile core fiber footprint. The new service offer adds 400,000 pre-qualified buildings that serve more than 3 million businesses with Windstream OnNet assets by providing primary access or redundant access solutions. More markets and locations will be added during 2019.

“Our Fixed Wireless is unique in the industry as no other service provider can deliver Windstream Wholesale’s same breadth and depth of coverage with this technology,” said Joe Scattareggia, executive vice president at Windstream Wholesale. “Customers experience faster install times and a more cost-effective alternative to fiber and copper with the same service level agreements.”

The new Fixed Wireless service now supports products including Ethernet E-Access, Dedicated Internet Access, and MPLS at bandwidth levels to deliver a guaranteed bit rate over a path-diverse wireless connection at speeds ranging from 3 Mbps to 5 Gbps with guaranteed four-nines availability. Entities seeking business continuity plans can now combine fiber optic access and Fixed Wireless connectivity. For added convenience, self-service quoting and ordering are available for all access types within the Customer Portal Tool (CPT).

Prospective customers may view the Windstream Wholesale Fixed Wireless service areas and over 400,000 buildings on an interactive network map.

In addition to Ethernet SolutionsWavelengths, and Dedicated Internet Access, Windstream Enterprise & Wholesale offers a range of complementary network and communications solutions for wholesale and resale customers that are designed to help them increase productivity, improve ROI and win. To learn more visit windstreamenterprise.com.

ABOUT WINDSTREAM

Windstream Holdings, Inc., 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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