Profile: Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN.O)
20 Jan 2017
Windstream Holdings, Inc., incorporated on May 23, 2013, is a holding company. The Company provides advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the United States. It provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to small business and enterprise clients. In addition, the Company offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital television to consumers. It supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 125,000 miles. The Company's segments include Consumer and Small Business-ILEC; Carrier; Enterprise, and Small Business-CLEC.
Consumer and Small Business-ILEC
The Company's Consumer and Small Business-ILEC segment offers consumer services, which consist of high-speed Internet, voice and video services. The Company's Consumer services consist of high-speed Internet, traditional voice and video services. The Consumer broadband services include High-speed Internet access, which offers speed of approximately 100 megabits per second (Mbps); Internet security services, which offers customers critical Internet security services, including anti-virus protection, spyware blocking, file back up and restoration, and Online backup services, which offers back up services and the ability to store and share files on network-based storage devices. The Consumer and Small Business-ILEC segment includes approximately 1.6 million residential and small business customers. Consumer voice services include basic local telephone services, features and long-distance services. It also offers various long distance plans, including rate plans based on minutes of use, flexible or unlimited long distance calling services.
The Company offers Kinetic, a video entertainment offering in its Lincoln, Nebraska and Lexington, and Kentucky markets. The Company also owns and operates cable television franchises in some of its service areas. It also sells and leases equipment to support its Internet and voice offerings, including broadband modems, home networking gateways and personal computers, as well as home phones to support voice services. It also offers a range of advanced Internet, voice and Web conferencing products. The Company's Small Business-ILEC services include High-speed Internet access, which offers speed of approximately one gigabits per second (Gbps) with an option of high-speed Internet or a dedicated solution; Online backup, which includes hosting mission critical servers and computer systems with redundant subsystems with the ability to set up scheduled backups; Web and audio conferencing, which enables access to organizing, securing, attending and recording conferences all from a telephone keypad; Managed Web design; Web and E-mail hosting, and Fax-to-e-mail. The Company offers a standard business local line, Centrex lines, key systems, private branch exchange (PBX) lines, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and complex phone systems.
The Company's Enterprise segment provides communications services to enterprise customers. The Company's Enterprise services include Integrated voice and data services, which delivers voice and data over a single Internet connection; Multi-site networking, which provides private, secure multi-site connections for businesses with multiple locations; Colocation and data center services, which offer traditional colocation services directly through its data centers, and cloud computing, hosting and disaster recovery solutions; Managed services, which provide managed services for both its network and data center services, including managed wide area network (WAN), managed local area network (LAN), managed network security, managed Internet and managed voice services; High-speed Internet, which offers a range of high-speed broadband Internet access options; Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and hosted voice, and Traditional Voice, which offers basic telephone services, including voice, long-distance and related features delivered over a traditional copper line.
The Company's Carrier segment provides network bandwidth to other telecommunications carriers and network operators. Carrier services also include fiber-to-the-tower connections to support the wireless backhaul market. In addition, the Company offers wholesale voice and data carrier services to other communications providers and to purchasers of network capacity. The Carrier segment leverages to provide approximately 100 Gbps bandwidth and transport services to wholesale partners, including telecom companies, content providers, and cable and other network operators.
Small Business - CLEC
The Company's Small Business-CLEC segment offers products and services, including integrated voice and data services, advanced data, and traditional voice and long distance services. The Small Business-CLEC segment also offers online back-up, remote information technology (IT), managed Web design, Web hosting and various e-mail services to small business customers.
Windstream Holdings Inc
4001 N Rodney Parham Rd
LITTLE ROCK AR 72212-2459
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Windstream says lenders to provide up to $600 mln principal amount of incremental term loans-SEC filing
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- UPDATE 2-U.S. telecom firm Windstream to buy EarthLink
- BRIEF-Windstream, EarthLink to merge in $1.1 billion deal
- BRIEF-Windstream Holdings Q3 loss per share $0.72