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TMCNet:  Windstream announces it will offer DIRECTV services across footprint

[February 01, 2018]

Windstream announces it will offer DIRECTV services across footprint

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today announced it will offer AT&T’s DIRECTV satellite service and DIRECTV NOW streaming service to residential customers across its entire service area.

The DIRECTV product offerings will provide a perfect complement to Windstream’s high-speed internet service – Kinetic by Windstream – that will give customers affordable, diverse options for getting the programming they want and watching that content whether they are at home or on the go.

“DIRECTV offers a diversity of product choices that will be a great fit for our customers who want premium entertainment at great prices,” said Jeff Small, president of Windstream’s consumer and small business segment.  “Our Kinetic by Windstream customers can now enjoy quality programming coupled with cutting-edge technology. This fits perfectly with our digital entertainment strategy.”

Kinetic by Windstream is the company’s premium internet service experience made possile by the significant investment Windstream has made over the past three years to improve its network infrastructure.  Customers can purchase Kinetic by Windstream internet with speeds up to 1 Gigabit (depending on location).   For more information on DIRECTV services, customers may call Windstream at 1-(866)-445-8084 or go online at windstream.com.

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, businesses, enterprise organizations and wholesale customers across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to small business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.

Media Contact
Scott Morris, 501-748-5342
scott.l.morris@windstream.com

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