Windstream brings ultra-fast Gig internet service to York

30 Mar 2018


Press Release, Utilities, Communication,

Release date: March 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today announced it is upgrading its network to deliver ultra-fast 1-Gigabit internet service in York.

The upgrade, which represents an investment of about $1 million, involves building fiber optic connections to about 3,400 households in York. Windstream is currently finalizing the engineering design work and anticipates construction will begin during the second quarter of 2018 with completion expected later in the year.

“We're extremely proud to bring Kinetic Gig internet service to York," said Brad Hedrick, president of operations for Windstream in Nebraska. "Our customers tell us they want faster speeds, and we’ve been investing in our network to meet that demand. This latest expansion will offer Windstream customers in York faster downloads and more reliable service for streaming video and supporting multiple devices simultaneously.”

With 1-Gig internet service, residential customers can access music, TV shows and HD movies in just seconds. Small businesses can make large file transfers, process numerous transactions and backup to the cloud at blazing-fast speeds.

Windstream's Kinetic Gig service also is available in Lincoln and Hastings.

Kinetic Internet, which offers speeds of 25–100 megabits per second (Mbps) or higher, also is available in York. To inquire about Kinetic Internet service, residential customers may call (866) 819-1225, and small and medium-sized businesses may call (877) 442-9462.

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, businesses, enterprise organizations and wholesale customers across the U.S. Windstream offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses. Windstream also provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers. 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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Media Contact:
Scott Morris, 501-748-5342
scott.l.morris@windstream.com

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