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Windstream Introduces Next-Generation Home Cyber Security Product, Kinetic Secure

December 9, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today announces the launch of its next-generation home internet protection bundle, Kinetic Secure, available in all markets.

Kinetic Secure is a substantial evolution of the existing Shield products aimed at a more robust, enhanced protection that provides endpoint as well as gateway (modem)-level security. These new products are aimed at protecting a customer’s digital lifestyle with additional functionality like parental controls and mobile device management integrated with Kinetic’s new managed Wi-Fi service.

“Security and peace of mind are critical to enjoying a great internet experience. Kinetic is proud to bring an industry leading security service to our customers. Our service is purposely designed to restore control over the internet experience to our customers through easy to use settings in the MyWIN mobile application. In short, Kinetic Secure gives power and control over the digital home back to our customers,” said Jeff Small, president of the company’s consumer and small and midsize business segment.

This expansion involves a major investment in a new partnership with global cybersecurity leader F-Secure meant to usher Kinetic by Windstream homes into a world of online interactions that are as secure as Kinetic Gig Internet is fast.

“F-Secure is incredibly proud to be working with Windstream, to be part of their drive to secure their customers’ homes and digital lives,” said Steve Taylor, vice president, Operator Business at F-Secure. “The Kinetic Secure offer protects families from online threats and websites, while making it easy to ensure kids are surfing the web safely on any device, anywhere.”

Along with traditional digital alerts and security, Kinetic Secure offers the following:

  • Enhanced Internet Security in the home for comprehensive browsing protection and parental controls
  • Internet security on the go to protect against malware and viruses
  • Identity theft protection with monitoring of personal info and credit
  • Whole Home Agent tech support 24/7/365
  • Wi-Fi management tools that will allow users to manage, monitor and optimize their home Wi-Fi, conveniently from the Kinetic MyWIN app

Kinetic Secure has different plans to fit your home’s needs. Kinetic Secure is on display in Windstream retail locations and available for subscription online.

To learn more about Kinetic Secure by Windstream, visit

The Kinetic suite of services includes high-speed Internet, entertainment, phone and security products for homes and businesses in 18 states.

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc., 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 midsize 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 or Please visit our newsroom at or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.

Scott Morris, 501-748-5342

Source: Windstream Holdings, Inc.