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Windstream Launches "Lifetime Price Guarantee" Offer on High-Speed Internet and Unlimited Nationwide Phone Service

August 31, 2009

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Windstream Corp. (NYSE: WIN) has announced a lifetime price guarantee on high-speed Internet and unlimited nationwide phone service.

The "Lifetime Price Guarantee" offer gives residential customers the guarantee and peace of mind that the price for their bundled service will never increase - an offer that is uncommon in today's economy. The guaranteed pricing includes up to 12 Mbps of high-speed Internet and unlimited nationwide calling with 13 features.

In addition, Windstream offers customers a 30-day satisfaction guarantee on high-speed Internet service and unlike competitors, there are no contracts or long-term commitments.

"Cable companies and other competitors are frequently increasing their rates, and Windstream believes that our customers deserve stable rates and a great value," said Ric Crane, Windstream executive vice president and chief marketing officer. "With the Windstream lifetime price guarantee, customers can rest assured that their price for high-speed Internet and unlimited calling will never go up."

The "Lifetime Price Guarantee" is a limited time offer for residential customers who subscribe to at least one new bundled service. Go to to check for availability and pricing, which starts at $49.99 for up to 3 Mbps of high-speed Internet and unlimited nationwide calling.

Windstream customers can receive even greater value and additional savings by bundling their high-speed Internet and reliable phone with Windstream's digital TV service, which offers up to 250 digital channels, DVR technology and HD programming.

Windstream offers a variety of services to customers, including Security Suite, home networking, Online Backup for data storage and sharing, and Broadband Protection Plus. Windstream provides customers U.S.-based, 24/7 professional support and offers TechHelp for set-up and repair of personal computers and other digital devices, including diagnosing error messages, setting up a wireless network, installing new software or connecting to an MP3 player.

About Windstream

Windstream Corporation is an S&P 500 company that provides phone, high-speed Internet and high-definition digital TV services to customers in 16 states. The company also offers a wide range of IP-based voice and data services and advanced phone systems and equipment to businesses and government agencies. The company has approximately 3 million access lines and about $3.1 billion in annual revenues. Windstream is ranked 4th in the 2009 BusinessWeek 50 ranking of the best performing U.S. companies. For more information about Windstream, visit