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  • WSA Portal Update: MOP Notifications

    May 24,2017   |  

    Windstream Wholesale has made an exciting update to the WSA Portal adding new functionality that offers a self-service enrollment option to subscribe to advance Maintenance Operations Protocol (MOP) notifications by text and/or email.   What does...

  • Windstream Wholesale Introduces SDNow, SDN Orchestrated Waves

    May 22,2017   |  

    May 22, 2017   Windstream Wholesale introduces SDNow, SDN Orchestrated Waves Software Defined Network Orchestrated Waves for data center cloud applications   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced...

  • Windstream Wholesale unveils 5 new strategic fiber routes on its nationwide 100G network

    May 15,2017   |  

    May 15, 2017   Windstream Wholesale unveils 5 new strategic fiber routes on its nationwide 100G network  New routes boost high-availability, high-bandwidth connectivity solutions for Wholesale and Enterprise customers with soaring data demands  ...

  • Windstream Wholesale's nationwide high-capacity, long-haul network joins Switch CONNECT portfolio

    May 11,2017   |  

    May 11, 2017   Windstream Wholesale’s nationwide high-capacity, long-haul network joins Switch CONNECT portfolio  Windstream’s fiber network expands connectivity options between Switch’s U.S. superscale campus locations   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN),...

  • Windstream Wholesale powers up reseller-specific SD-WAN solution - expands reseller program

    April 11,2017   |  

    April 11, 2017   Windstream Wholesale powers up reseller-specific SD-WAN solution, expands reseller program  Nationwide product release offers competitive edge to Windstream resellers, augments Wholesale solutions portfolio   LAS VEGAS – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN),...

  • Winter Storm Stella Update

    March 14,2017   |  

    Windstream Wholesale Service Assurance Teams are actively tracking Winter Storm Stella’s path across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S., and has activated our business continuity plan – which includes field activity as well as multiple,...

  • Now even more locations on Windstream Wholesale's fiber-fed fast lane

    February 21,2017   |  

    Maybe it’s been a while since you’ve looked at Windstream Wholesale’s impressive Fiber-Fed Building List. If that’s the case, set aside a few minutes to check it out – we’ve increased our fiber-fed location...

  • The Windstream Wholesale Customer Spectrum Broadens

    February 21,2017   |  

    For most of us, when researching service of any kind we’re also seeking assurance that the provider we select – whether it’s a hair stylist, dentist, cloud operator or high-bandwidth transport solutions provider –...

  • ENNI Update Inter-Region Fee Discounts

    February 21,2017   |  

    Effective immediately, Windstream Wholesale has reduced our ENNI Inter-Region Fees by up to 50% for bandwidths greater than 10M, with even deeper discounts for higher speeds. This renewed, competitive pricing is based on extensive...

  • Windstream Wholesale's West Coast Journey-Network Expansion Updates

    February 21,2017   |  

    The Windstream Wholesale journey to the West Coast is well underway! Our network expansion is moving right along, with the recent completion of two significant routes: Denver to San Jose and Reno to Las...

  • Windstream Wholesale Installs Ten 100G Waves for Major "A to Z" Worldwide Content Provider, Deploys Coriant Groove G30 DCI Platform for Data Center Interconnect in New York Metro Market

    January 20,2017   |  

    On Tuesday, January 10th, Windstream announced the deploymen of the Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform to support delivery of 100G Data Center Interconnect (DCI) services in the New York City metropolitan area. The open, disaggregated networking solution...

  • Five reasons to connect with Windstream Wholesale at Metro Connect 2017

    January 20,2017   |  

    Still debating on whether to attend Metro Connect 2017 in Miami, FL (January 31st – February 1st) or stay back at the office?   We’ve got five great reasons you should start making travel...

  • Hitting the "Refresh" Button: E-Access Pricing

    January 20,2017   |  

    Windstream Wholesale just hit the “refresh” button for E-Access pricing in the CPT! Effective immediately, you’ll find renewed, competitively priced E-Access service in the CPT, based on updated market data analysis.   What does...

  • New Year, New Data Center Interconnect Updates

    January 20,2017   |  

    Windstream Wholesale is kicking off 2017 with addition of four new data center connections, bringing even more connectivity options to our customers and prospects.   These new locations include:   Contact your Windstream Wholesale...

  • Windstream deploys Coriant Groove G30 DCI Platform for data center interconnect in New York metro market

    January 10,2017   |  

    January 10, 2017   Windstream deploys Coriant Groove™ G30 DCI Platform for data center interconnect in New York metro market Open, disaggregated networking platform enables efficient and scalable high-speed services purpose-built for high-performance data...

  • We're Thankful for WSA Portal Enhancements and New Capabilities

    December 7,2016   |  

    The WSA Portal is an online self-service tool – created specifically for our Wholesale customers – allowing them to create, update, view and escalate trouble tickets. Windstream is committed to consistently enhancing the WSA...

  • We're Thankful for our Customers

    December 7,2016   |  

    This year one of our valued customers, ManagedWay – a Troy, MI-based company, providing cloud, data center, Internet, transport and IT managed services to business organizations – incorporated our highly available optical Wave services...

  • We're Thankful for our West Coast Network Expansion

    December 7,2016   |  

    In October, we announced plans to expand our fiber transport network – leveraging Infinera’s DTN-X platform – throughout the western U.S., adding new routes and connecting major markets across the country. This coast-to-coast expansion...

  • Windstream Expands Fiber Transport Network Throughout Western U.S.

    October 18,2016   |  

    October 18, 2016   Windstream expands fiber transport network throughout western U.S.   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, is expanding its long-haul express fiber transport...

  • ManagedWay chooses Windstream Wholesale to provide high-speed transport between metro data centers

    October 13,2016   |  

    October 13, 2016   ManagedWay chooses Windstream Wholesale to provide high-speed transport between metro data centers   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that...

  • Contacting Windstream Wholesale: Let's Make This Easy

    October 12,2016   |  

    We realize how valuable your time is, and that’s exactly why we want to make it as easy as possible to contact us with questions or concerns. In fact, we’ve recently updated the Support page on...

  • Windstream's Wholesale Network Latency Tool Offers Customers Peace of Mind

    October 12,2016   |  

    The performance and reliability of Windstream Wholesale’s network is critical to the success of your business. Our fault-tolerant infrastructure, designed for added reliability through our survivable ring architecture, intelligently connects our network for exceptional...

  • Windstream Wholesale Takes on the World

    October 12,2016   |  

    For most of us, when we think about international transport, we think of networks and infrastructure on the other side of the globe. But what happens when international carriers require diverse connectivity solutions on...

  • Windstream Wholesale's Gone Platinum: NJFX "Tier 3 by the Subsea"

    October 11,2016   |  

    Last month, Windstream Wholesale announced our platinum sponsorship of the New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) “Tier 3 by the Subsea Phase II Launch” – a grand opening of this new 64,800 square foot, Tier...

  • Windstream to expand fixed wireless technology in 40 markets using CBNL equipment and Straight Path spectrum

    October 11,2016   |  

    October 11, 2016   Windstream to expand fixed wireless technology in 40 markets using CBNL equipment and Straight Path spectrum Windstream to deploy CBNL’s VectaStar® 39GHz licensed PMP radios and utilize Straight Path’s 39GHz...

  • Hurricane Matthew Update - Service Restorations

    October 10,2016   |  

    Now that Hurricane Matthew has been downgraded to a tropical depression and has moved away from land, Windstream is no longer tracking the storm, but focused on restoration efforts for any outstanding storm-related service...

  • Hurricane Matthew Update

    October 6,2016   |  

    Hurricane Matthew has been upgraded to Category 4 and is now expected make landfall in Florida late tonight or early tomorrow morning. Hurricane warnings and hurricane watches have been established for the eastern coast...

  • Hurricane Matthew Updates

    October 5,2016   |  

    Hurricane Matthew – currently classified as a Category 3 hurricane – is expected to make landfall on Florida’s east coast as early as Friday morning, moving into the southeastern states as it progresses. Florida,...

  • New Portal Feature: Dispute Tool Tracker

    September 27,2016   |  

    Windstream Wholesale’s Carrier Portal now allows users to submit disputes directly to our Dispute team, right from the portal!  This new feature will help expedite the process via systematic approach and remove the need...

  • New Portal Feature: Add-Change Order Types

    September 27,2016   |  

    Windstream Wholesale’s Carrier Portal now allows users to submit Add/Change order types.  To submit an Add/Change order, users will need to follow the steps provided below.  Please note, Windstream has now combined Disconnects with...

  • Windstream Announces Its Participation as a Platinum Sponsor at Grand Opening of NJFX's Tier 3 Facility

    September 20,2016   |  

    September 20, 2016   Windstream announces its participation as a platinum sponsor at grand opening of NJFX’s Tier 3 facility   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications,...

  • New Windstream Wholesale Midwest Interconnect Hotspot

    September 12,2016   |  

    Windstream is very excited to announce that we are now built into Netrality’s Carrier Hotel and Meet-Me Room in Kansas City (1102 Grand Boulevard). Home to many fiber providers and a diverse group of data center...

  • Windstream Wholesale's New Data Center Connections

    September 12,2016   |  

    Windstream Wholesale is on a mission, continuing to add and expand capabilities at even more data center locations within our footprint. In fact, we’ve added several in recent weeks, giving customers the ability quote...

  • Windstream Steady on the Vertical Systems Mid-Year 2016 Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD

    September 12,2016   |  

    Windstream is honored to be recognized again on a Vertical Systems Group’s Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD, in its recently released Mid-Year 2016 report. This report is the industry’s foremost benchmark for measuring Ethernet Service Provider...

  • Windstream Again Ranked as a Top U.S. Ethernet Provider by Leading Analyst Firm

    September 8,2016   |  

    September 8, 2016   Windstream again ranked as a top U.S. Ethernet provider by leading analyst firm.   Vertical Systems Group recognizes Windstream’s strong growth in the U.S. Ethernet market; ranking reflects Windstream’s continued...

  • Windstream expands partnership with Cologix, broadens cloud connectivity options for customers

    August 10,2016   |  

    August 10, 2016   Windstream expands partnership with Cologix, broadens cloud connectivity options for customers     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced it...

  • The Race is ON with Windstream's Event Connect Solutions

    August 2,2016   |  

                  Picture this: a mega content provider comes to Windstream in need of a secure and reliable high-speed Internet solution to support an event that will generate massive...

  • Making Waves with Wave Enhancements

    August 2,2016   |  

    Windstream is constantly making updates to the Carrier Portal, in an effort to provide a simple and seamless quoting and ordering process for our customers.  Just last month, we added an enhancement to the...

  • Delivering Data Center Connections

    August 2,2016   |  

    This year is already more than halfway over, but Windstream has no plans to slow down delivering data center connectivity! Increasingly, our customers – from content providers to cable companies to other network operators...

  • Light Reading & Windstream Upskill U on Telco Data Center 101

    July 18,2016   |  

    Windstream is teaming up with Light Reading on Wednesday, July 20th, to present on the topic of Telco Data Center 101 at Upskill University, an online educational resource that delivers “must have” education on...

  • Supplement Requests In Carrier Portal

    June 30,2016   |  

    Carrier Portal now allows users to Supplement Order Types.  Users can search by either Reference ID or by PON on the Order Manager Page. First, select the Order Manager Link under “Transport” (See fig....

  • Windstream expands cloud connectivity in tier 2 markets though partnership with 365 Data Centers

    June 13,2016   |  

    June 13, 2016 Windstream expands cloud connectivity in tier 2 markets though partnership with 365 Data Centers   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced...

  • Windstream moves into new QTS Chicago 'Mega Data Center'

    June 8,2016   |  

    June 07, 2016 Windstream moves into new QTS Chicago ‘Mega Data Center’ Alliance delivers Windstream fiber network solutions to QTS customers LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network...

  • Windstream names Beth A. Lackey as senior vice president of Carrier Operations

    May 18,2016   |  

    May 18, 2016 Windstream names Beth A. Lackey as senior vice president of Carrier Operations LITTLE ROCK, Ark.,— Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that Beth A. Lackey...

  • Windstream Offers Services Up To 10Gbps To The Northeast

    April 26,2016   |  

    Having issues in the Northeast? Windstream Carrier Solutions can provide the services you need utilizing our extensive network of last-mile assets. Windstream is a leading provider of Ethernet services and can be counted on...

  • Windstream Adds Three New Data Center Environments To Their 100G Network

    April 25,2016   |  

    Last month, Windstream continued its ongoing network expansion and enhancement efforts by adding three new connections to data center environments: Digital Realty at Devin Shafron Drive and Digital Loudon Parkway in Ashburn, 365 Datacenters...

  • Windstream Deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress for Data Center Interconnect in Chicago

    April 12,2016   |  

    April 12, 2016 Windstream Deploys Infinera Cloud Xpress for Data Center Interconnect in Chicago LITTLE ROCK, Ark.,— SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of...

  • Windstream adds McAllen Data Center to 100G network

    March 2,2016   |  

    March 02, 2016 Windstream adds McAllen Data Center to 100G network  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. —Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, announced today its network expansion into McAllen Data Center in McAllen, Tex. ...

  • Windstream Achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification - The Highest Standard For Carrier Ethernet

    January 26,2016   |  

    January 26, 2016 Windstream Achieves MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certification – The Highest Standard For Carrier Ethernet LITTLE ROCK, Ark.,— Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) is pleased to announce that it has achieved MEF CE 2.0...

  • December 15 and January 16 100G Network Expansion

    December 10,2015   |  

        Windstream is coming to the close of its successful 2015 Network Expansion campaign for it’s 100G long-haul core network and the Engineering teams are working hard to finish the year strong with...

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