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Windstream Wholesale extends large-scale fiber route linking Phoenix to Las Vegas

Route expansion adds diverse, low-latency routing options for Western markets including Windstream’s newest market in Phoenix

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream Wholesale, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced an ultra-long-haul network expansion between Phoenix and Las Vegas. The new route will add approximately 300 miles to Windstream’s existing coast-to-coast long-haul network and provide a new diverse route option for customers out of Phoenix, including unique low-latency routing to and from Reno, Salt Lake City and Silicon Valley. In addition, the extension offers Las Vegas and Reno customers direct low-latency connectivity to markets in the Southern U.S. including Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, and Miami.

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“Our customers rely on Windstream Wholesale to provide them with unique and diverse network solutions, building redundancy to support a high-level of uptime,” says Joe Scattareggia, executive vice president of Wholesale at Windstream Enterprise and Wholesale. “This new route between Phoenix and Las Vegas is part of our continued network growth strategy. By expanding our efficient, diverse, high-bandwidth service capabilities, we are able to provide our customers more solutions that boost their competitive edge.” 

The Phoenix to Las Vegas route will enable transport customers – including large enterprise organizations, ISPs, hyperscale cloud operators, streaming content providers, international carriers and more – to accelerate their cloud migration and digital transformation strategies. Customers along the route will also be able to access to the company’s entire suite of cloud-optimized connectivity solutions, including optical Wavelengths, MEF 2.0 Certified Carrier Ethernet, MPLS Dedicated Internet Access and more.

In addition to Wavelengths, Ethernet Solutions and Dedicated Internet Access, Windstream Enterprise and Wholesale offers a range of complementary network and communications solutions to wholesale and resale customers including SD-WAN Wholesale, proprietary OfficeSuite White Label and Cloud SIP and PRI that are collectively designed to help wholesale customers increase productivity, improve ROI and win. More at windstreambusiness.com.

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 windstream.com or windstreamenterprise.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream or @WindstreamBiz.

Media Contact
Sarah C. Davis, 720.529.7611
Sarah.C.Davis@windstream.com

Source: Windstream Holdings, Inc.