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Windstream Expands Business Service into Monroe, N.C.

January 5, 2010

MATTHEWS, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Windstream Corp. (NASDAQ: WIN) announces the expansion of its next-generation voice and data services into Monroe, N.C., giving local businesses a new choice for advanced communication services.

Monroe business customers may now benefit from a robust portfolio of voice and data solutions, including dedicated high-speed Ethernet Internet, VoIP converged communications systems, Virtual Private Networks, Virtual LAN Services, managed network security and local and long distance service, all designed to help businesses increase productivity and run more efficiently.

Windstream's cost-effective solutions also include business bundles that can help improve a customer's bottom line, saving business customers on Internet and phone service over comparable Verizon services.

"Windstream understands the growing demand for our voice and data solutions and has expanded our product availability into Monroe," said Don Perkins, vice president of business marketing. "Our customized solutions can help businesses improve productivity and connect with their customers."

The company has approximately 192,500 access lines and 1,350 employees in North Carolina. Windstream already serves business customers in markets across the state including Matthews, Concord, Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C.

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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 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