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[October 02, 2019]

Windstream Earns Top-10 Military Spouse Friendly® Employer Designation

Windstream (News - Alert), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, announced today that it has been named a Top-10 Military Spouse Friendly® Employer by VIQTORY. Windstream is ranked No. 3 on the 2020 list.

Organizations earning the Military Spouse Friendly Employer designation were evaluated using both public and government data sources with responses from a comprehensive survey completed by the employer.

"Windstream is honored to join the Top 10 on the Military Spouse Friendly Employer list," said Jack Brooks, chief human resources officer at Windstream. "We recognize that military life can be challenging for a spouse returning to work or building a career. That is why we offer the flexibility to work remotely and other benefits to support military spouses working at Windstream."

This is Windstream's second appearance on the Military Spouse Friendly Employer list. The 2020 list will be published in the January issue of Military Spouse magazine. The list also may be found www.militaryfriendly.com/spouse.

Windstream announced in August that it had been named a Top-10 Military Friendly® employer by VIQTORY for the third consecutive year.

About Military Spouse Friendly® mployers:

The survey questions, methodology, criteria and weighting were developed with the assistance of an independent research firm and an advisory council of employers. Ernst & Young, a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, independently evaluated the scoring methodology used for the Military Spouse Friendly® Employers list using the criteria set forth by VIQTORY. The services performed by EY are limited to advisory procedures and do not provide assurance over the scoring methodology.

The survey is administered for free and is open to all post-secondary schools and employers that wish to participate. Criteria for consideration can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.

About VIQTORY

Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs® and Military Friendly® and Military Spouse. VIQTORY and its brands are not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Defense or any federal government entity. Learn more about VIQTORY at www.viqtory.com.

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 medium-sized 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 windstream.com or windstreamenterprise.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) at @Windstream.


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