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Windstream offers web and audio conferencing for small and medium business customers

March 19, 2009

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Windstream (NYSE: WIN) is now offering flat-rate web and audio conferencing for small and medium business customers.

Web and audio conferencing are powerful tools that allow customers to conduct business over large distances at a fraction of travel costs. With this flat-rate, subscription based service, the power of these applications is affordable to small businesses.

With the capability to conduct video conferences and presentations, as well as share desktops and other documents, businesses can conduct more efficient customer meetings. Additionally, they can leverage these services to improve training and communications with remote employees.

"Web and audio conferencing are ideal products for our small business customers that are looking to run their businesses more efficiently," said Peter Tonti, Windstream director of business product marketing. "With our flat-rate pricing plan, our business customers can reduce or eliminate travel costs, potentially saving them thousands of dollars a year."

Bundled pricing for web and audio conferencing is a flat $35 a month.

Web conferencing includes:

    --  Streamlined user experience
    --  Support for web-client
    --  Fully integrated with audio conferencing call controls
    --  Integrated dial-out to add conference attendees
    --  Group Instant Messaging
    --  Application and desktop sharing
    --  Rich media presentations
    --  Built-in live WebCam video conferencing
    --  Integrated PowerPoint viewer
    --  Drag and drop upload support for the most popular document types
    --  Handout distribution

Audio conferencing includes:

    --  Audio conferencing for up-to 5 members simultaneously
    --  Toll-free access
    --  Dial-out to add conference attendees
    --  Operator assistance
    --  Web-based conference control

About Windstream

Windstream Corporation is an S&P 500 company that provides digital phone, high-speed Internet and high-definition video and entertainment services to residential and business customers in 16 states. The company has approximately 3 million access lines and about $3.2 billion in annual revenues. For more information, visit