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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefOne-year sentence given for bank fraud Andrew Judkins, a 43-year-old businessm
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
One-year sentence given for bank fraud Andrew Judkins, a 43-year-old businessman convicted of two counts of bank fraud, was sentenced Friday to one year in prison followed by two years of supervised release. Kenneth Elser, acting United States... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
$50.6M in federal aid to extend fast Internet in Miss.JACKSON -- Three telecommunications companies are getting $51.5 million to expa
$50.6M in federal aid to extend fast Internet in Miss.
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
JACKSON -- Three telecommunications companies are getting $51.5 million to expand fast Internet service in rural parts of Mississippi that currently don't have access. AT&T is getting $49.8 million from the Federal Communications Commission. That's... Read more
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FierceTelecom
CWA union calls for federal, state investigation into Verizon's copper networkThe Communications Workers of America (CWA) union has asked that federal and st
CWA union calls for federal, state investigation into Verizon's copper network
FierceTelecom / Posted yesterday
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union has asked that federal and state regulators in the 11 states where Verizon (NYSE: VZ) operates wireline networks investigate its claims that the telco is not performing necessary repairs and upkeep on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefCanada firm bought by NOWDiagnostics NOWDiagnostics, a Springdale-based diagno
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Canada firm bought by NOWDiagnostics NOWDiagnostics, a Springdale-based diagnostic testing company, has acquired Canadian biomedical company ZBx Corp. to speed expansion efforts. NOWDiagnostics makes and sells blood-based rapid tests for various... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefFCC funds firms' rural broadband work AT&T Inc. and CenturyLink will receive s
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
FCC funds firms' rural broadband work AT&T Inc. and CenturyLink will receive several million dollars a year from the Federal Communications Commission to expand broadband Internet service to customers in rural Arkansas, the FCC said last... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Companies get grants to expand rural broadband InternetDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in r
Companies get grants to expand rural broadband Internet
KTTC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in rural Iowa will benefit from plans to expand broadband Internet service. Branstad discussed the expansion plans Monday. Four companies will expand Internet services to... Read more
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News 8000
Companies get grants to expand rural broadband InternetGov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in rural Iowa will benefit f
Companies get grants to expand rural broadband Internet
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in rural Iowa will benefit from plans to expand broadband Internet service. Branstad discussed the expansion plans Monday. Four companies will expand Internet services to nearly 90,000 Iowa... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Companies get grants to expand rural broadband InternetDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in r
Companies get grants to expand rural broadband Internet
KWWL Iowa / Posted 4 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad says people living and working in rural Iowa will benefit from plans to expand broadband Internet service. Branstad discussed the expansion plans Monday. Four companies will expand Internet services to... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
90,000 Iowa homes to get high-speed Internet under planGov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Monday that about 90,00
90,000 Iowa homes to get high-speed Internet under plan
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Monday that about 90,000 Iowa homes are expected to get a high-speed Internet connection under a new plan. Leaders of CenturyLink, Windstream, Frontier and Consolidated Communications will... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Program to provide rural-area broadband Rural Ohioans’ telephone and Internet service is about to get a boost, thanks
Program to provide rural-area broadband
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Rural Ohioans’ telephone and Internet service is about to get a boost, thanks to a $1.5 billion federal program. CenturyLink, Cincinnati Bell, AT&T, Frontier Communications, FairPoint Communications and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Banks in Arkansas log $70.3B in assetsThe 106 banks in Arkansas had total assets of $70.3 billion on June 30, accordi
Banks in Arkansas log $70.3B in assets
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
The 106 banks in Arkansas had total assets of $70.3 billion on June 30, according to data supplied by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Assets were up 10.5 percent from $63.6 billion on June 30 of last year. Nine banks in the state had more... Read more
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Ars Technica
AT&T grudgingly accepts $428 million in annual government fundingAT&T has struck a deal with the US government to get nearly $428 million per ye
AT&T grudgingly accepts $428 million in annual government funding
Ars Technica / Posted 7 days ago
AT&T has struck a deal with the US government to get nearly $428 million per year to bring 10Mbps Internet service to parts of rural America after protesting that it shouldn't have to provide speeds that fast. The money comes from the Connect... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
The K7RA Solar UpdateTad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: We saw just one new sunspot group (AR2403) ov
The K7RA Solar Update
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 7 days ago
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: We saw just one new sunspot group (AR2403) over the August 20-26 reporting week, but it was a big one, directly facing Earth on August 23. Average daily sunspot numbers rose 32.3 points to 69.7, while average daily... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Battle Of The Businesses Annual DinnerThe 28th annual Battle of the Businesses dinner was held Thursday at Alfie's Re
Battle Of The Businesses Annual Dinner
The Post-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The 28th annual Battle of the Businesses dinner was held Thursday at Alfie's Restaurant and 28 area teams were represented. The event, which will run from Sept. 12-19, will feature 18 events, including volleyball, softball, running, golf, dodge ball... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Vertical Systems: Ethernet Port Growth Unprecedented in U.S. ~ Converge! Network DigestAT&T, Level 3, Verizon, CenturyLink, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, XO and Cox (ra
Vertical Systems: Ethernet Port Growth Unprecedented in U.S. ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 9 days ago
AT&T, Level 3, Verizon, CenturyLink, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, XO and Cox (rank order) are top of the class in Vertical Systems Group's U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD results for mid-2015. Port shares were calculated using the base of enterprise... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Elderton new leader of Hot Springs paperBill Elderton, former general manager for the Hot Springs Village Voice, was na
Elderton new leader of Hot Springs paper
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Bill Elderton, former general manager for the Hot Springs Village Voice, was named general manager of the Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs on Tuesday. Elderton, 72, also has worked at the Camden News, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and as publisher for... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Windstream Carrier Deploys in Zayo’s NY Data Centers ~ Converge! Network DigestWindstream will deploy its core network infrastructure within Zayo’s colocation
Windstream Carrier Deploys in Zayo’s NY Data Centers ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 10 days ago
Windstream will deploy its core network infrastructure within Zayo’s colocation facilities in the New York metro market. The deployment was driven by Windstream’s 100G long haul express network expansion that upgraded and modernized its Northeast... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Ascent Capital Group Appoints Jeffery Gardner as Chief Executive Officer of Monitronics InternationalENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc.
Ascent Capital Group Appoints Jeffery Gardner as Chief Executive Officer of Monitronics International
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 10 days ago
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASCMA) announced today that Jeffery Gardner has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Monitronics International, effective September 10, 2015. Mr. Gardner will... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Jeff Gardner Has New Job, Named CEO of Monitronics InternationalJeffery Gardner, the former CEO of Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock, has
Jeff Gardner Has New Job, Named CEO of Monitronics International
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
Jeffery Gardner, the former CEO of Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock, has been named CEO of Monitronics International, the home security alarm monitoring company based in Dallas. Gardner will succeed Michael Haislip on Sept. 10, according to... Read more
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FierceTelecom
Windstream taps into Zayo's colocation network to expand New York metro presenceWindstream has taken another step forward in its ongoing 100G network expansion
Windstream taps into Zayo's colocation network to expand New York metro presence
FierceTelecom / Posted 10 days ago
Windstream has taken another step forward in its ongoing 100G network expansion into the New York market by deploying its core network infrastructure in Zayo's area colocation facilities. Driven by Windstream's 100G long haul express network... Read more
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FierceTelecom
Report: Windstream mulling sale of its data center businessWindstream is looking to put up for sale its data center business, Windstream H
Report: Windstream mulling sale of its data center business
FierceTelecom / Posted 11 days ago
Windstream is looking to put up for sale its data center business, Windstream Hosted Solutions, reports Bloomberg citing people close to the company. According to Bloomberg, the telco has hired Royal Bank of Canada to help it sell the division with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport asks Lafarge to pay for waterline studyLOCKPORT – The City of Lockport has a $35,000 quote for a study of whether blas
Lockport asks Lafarge to pay for waterline study
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
LOCKPORT – The City of Lockport has a $35,000 quote for a study of whether blasting in a stone quarry would endanger the city’s water supply line from the Niagara River. A request from Lafarge North America for a city permit to expand its current... Read more
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FierceTelecom
IIA's Mehlman: special access, copper retirement proposals will delay the IP transitionThe Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA), an industry advocacy group, says that t
IIA's Mehlman: special access, copper retirement proposals will delay the IP transition
FierceTelecom / Posted 14 days ago
The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA), an industry advocacy group, says that the FCC's recent Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking governing legacy copper and TDM-based networks to IP-based networks will cause more harm than benefit. Bruce... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefStickler new CEO of Big River Steel David Stickler, a member of the Big River
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Stickler new CEO of Big River Steel David Stickler, a member of the Big River Steel board of directors, has been named chief executive officer of Big River Steel, the company said Thursday. Stickler replaces John Correnti, who died Tuesday at 68.... Read more
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FierceTelecom
FairPoint, Lumos signal M&A interest, but will they be buyers or sellers?FairPoint and Lumos are in the process of transforming themselves from small-to
FairPoint, Lumos signal M&A interest, but will they be buyers or sellers?
FierceTelecom / Posted 15 days ago
FairPoint and Lumos are in the process of transforming themselves from small-town telcos to become larger fiber-based broadband providers for consumers and business customers. Similar to their larger ILEC (incumbent local exchange carrier)... Read more
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FierceTelecom
Windstream brings broadband wireless service to PhiladelphiaWindstream is taking its fixed wireless solution to Philadelphia, adding anothe
Windstream brings broadband wireless service to Philadelphia
FierceTelecom / Posted 15 days ago
Windstream is taking its fixed wireless solution to Philadelphia, adding another market where it will provide complementary network access to its wireline network to business customers. Leveraging its existing microwave network, the fixed wireless... Read more
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FierceTelecom
Windstream, HP to jointly deliver cloud-based backup, disaster recovery servicesWindstream has joined HP's PartnerOne Program where it will deliver hosted solu
Windstream, HP to jointly deliver cloud-based backup, disaster recovery services
FierceTelecom / Posted 16 days ago
Windstream has joined HP's PartnerOne Program where it will deliver hosted solutions built on HP Helion and infrastructure platforms for its growing cloud customer base. Under the terms of the agreement, Windstream will be able to apply HP's product... Read more
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FierceTelecom
FairPoint takes $37.4M in CAF II funds, eyes broadband expansion for 105K locationsFairPoint has accepted $37.4 million in funding from Phase II of the FCC's Conn
FairPoint takes $37.4M in CAF II funds, eyes broadband expansion for 105K locations
FierceTelecom / Posted 16 days ago
FairPoint has accepted $37.4 million in funding from Phase II of the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF-II), enabling it to build network infrastructure that will bring 10/1 Mbps broadband services to nearly 105,000 locations in 14 states. The support... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefSales of Rebel flag boost LR company Recent debate about the Confederate flag
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
Sales of Rebel flag boost LR company Recent debate about the Confederate flag increased sales for a Little Rock flag-maker, FlagandBanner.com, by 50 percent in June and July and caused the company to create two new jobs to handle the extra business,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NW airport adds daily San Francisco flightNorthwest Arkansas Regional Airport has added daily, nonstop service to San Fra
NW airport adds daily San Francisco flight
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport has added daily, nonstop service to San Francisco. United Airlines, through SkyWest Airlines, is offering the service. Daily flights will leave Northwest Arkansas at 7:45 a.m., arriving in San Francisco at 9:47... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Windstream, FCC Funding To Expand BroadbandWindstream Communications Inc. recently accepted $1,557,957 in ongoing, annual
Windstream, FCC Funding To Expand Broadband
The Post-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Windstream Communications Inc. recently accepted $1,557,957 in ongoing, annual support to 10 New York counties from the Federal Communications Commissions's Connect America Fund. The FCC created the Connect America Fund to administer support in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefAmerican Tubing plans expansion American Tubing Inc., a Springdale-based compa
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
American Tubing plans expansion American Tubing Inc., a Springdale-based company that produces copper assemblies for use in air conditioning and refrigeration, is planning an $8 million expansion of its facilities that could lead to the creation of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Windstream spinoff posts $7.98M profitShares of Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. rose 4.8 percent Thursday after t
Windstream spinoff posts $7.98M profit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Shares of Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. rose 4.8 percent Thursday after the company reported its first financial results since its split from Windstream Holdings Inc. The Little Rock-based company posted a profit of $7.98 million, or 5 cents a... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Disturbance call leads to Denton man's arrestDisturbance call leads to Denton man’s arrest The sounds of screaming led to t
Disturbance call leads to Denton man's arrest
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
Disturbance call leads to Denton man’s arrest The sounds of screaming led to the arrest of a 24-year-old Denton man early Thursday morning, when officers responded to a domestic disturbance call, according to a police report. The incident occurred... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillary Clinton's servergate IT company accused of illegal actionsEXCLUSIVE: Tech company which maintained Hillary's secret server was sued for '
Hillary Clinton's servergate IT company accused of illegal actions
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: Tech company which maintained Hillary's secret server was sued for 'illegally accessing' database and 'stealing White House military advisers' phone numbers' Platte River Networks was used by Clinton to maintain 'homebrew' server in her... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad closes out Party in the Park seasonCreated: 08/13/2015 3:43 PM WHEC.com After a summer full of great shows, the W
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad closes out Party in the Park season
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 22 days ago
Created: 08/13/2015 3:43 PM WHEC.com After a summer full of great shows, the Windstream Party in the Park will hold its final show for the season. Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad will take the stage Thursday night for the final performance of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
CS&L announces first earningsCommunications Sales & Leasing Inc., a real estate investment trust spun off by
CS&L announces first earnings
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Communications Sales & Leasing Inc., a real estate investment trust spun off by Little Rock-based telecom Windstream Holdings Inc. on April 24, reported net income of $8.3 million for its partial second quarter. The profit, recorded for the period... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Windstream Spinoff Reports $8.3M in Income, $128.7M in SalesCommunications Sales & Leasing Inc. of Little Rock, a publicly traded real esta
Windstream Spinoff Reports $8.3M in Income, $128.7M in Sales
Arkansas Business / Posted 22 days ago
Communications Sales & Leasing Inc. of Little Rock, a publicly traded real estate investment trust spun off from Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock earlier this year, issued its first quarterly earnings report on Thursday, showing $8.3 million... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
Windstream Expands 100G Rollout with Infinera ~ Converge! Network DigestWindstream Carrier Solutions, which has been deploying a 100G long-haul express
Windstream Expands 100G Rollout with Infinera ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 23 days ago
Windstream Carrier Solutions, which has been deploying a 100G long-haul express network using Infinera's Intelligent Transport Network solution since 2014, confirmed a number of milestones. This year, Windstream has implemented: During the... Read more
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Charleston Express
Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens August 17Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced that registration will open
Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens August 17
Charleston Express / Posted 24 days ago
Little Rock Marathon race officials today announced that registration will open at 10 a.m. CST on Aug. 17 for its 2016 event to be held March 5-6, 2016. The Little Rock Marathon Weekend is presented by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and benefits... Read more
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Ars Technica
Want fiber Internet? That’ll be $383,500, ISP tells farm ownerInternet service providers often charge thousands or even tens of thousands of
Want fiber Internet? That’ll be $383,500, ISP tells farm owner
Ars Technica / Posted 24 days ago
Internet service providers often charge thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars to extend their networks to people outside their service areas. But it turns out construction costs passed on to customers can be much, much higher. When the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Memphis fish cafe plans outlet in LRThe owners of the Memphis area-based Soul Fish Cafe chain said they're opening
Memphis fish cafe plans outlet in LR
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
The owners of the Memphis area-based Soul Fish Cafe chain said they're opening a store on Little Rock's Main Street because they feel the area is poised for a growth spurt. Co-owner Tiger Bryant said he and partner Raymond Williams had also looked at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefTyson leader earns $5.7M in stock sales John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods, g
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
Tyson leader earns $5.7M in stock sales John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods, gained 164,450 shares of the company Wednesday. Tyson, grandson of the founder of the company, sold 335,550 shares at $41.30 a share, totaling about $13.9 million. He also... Read more
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FierceTelecom
Windstream to expand 100G network, add nearly 20K route fiber milesWindstream is bullish on its 100G long-haul network prospects for both enterpri
Windstream to expand 100G network, add nearly 20K route fiber miles
FierceTelecom / Posted 28 days ago
Windstream is bullish on its 100G long-haul network prospects for both enterprise and carrier customers, so much so that it has set forth a plan to add more fiber routes and entrance points to the network by the end of the year. Taking a... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Windstream Gets Government Grant to Bring Connectivity to Rural CommunitiesWindstream Communications has been granted $175 million annually in federal fun
Windstream Gets Government Grant to Bring Connectivity to Rural Communities
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 28 days ago
Windstream Communications has been granted $175 million annually in federal funding to bring broadband services to more than 400,000 rural households across 17 states over the next seven years. The funding is under Phase II Connect America Funds... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bank sues archivist over $3.5M in loansCentennial Bank sued John Rogers, a North Little Rock archivist, his ex-wife An
Bank sues archivist over $3.5M in loans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Centennial Bank sued John Rogers, a North Little Rock archivist, his ex-wife Angelica and two businesses Thursday for more than $3.5 million for failure to make payments on four loans. The lawsuit was filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court. From... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Windstream shares leap 10%Shares of Windstream Holdings Inc. surged almost 10 percent Thursday after the
Windstream shares leap 10%
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Shares of Windstream Holdings Inc. surged almost 10 percent Thursday after the Little Rock company reported a smaller-than-expected second-quarter loss and announced plans for a new share-repurchasing program. Windstream reported a loss of $111.2... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Broadband to be available to 62,000 rural Kentucky customersA Federal Communications Commission fund is paying $21 million annually to Wind
Broadband to be available to 62,000 rural Kentucky customers
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 29 days ago
A Federal Communications Commission fund is paying $21 million annually to Windstream Communications Inc. to make broadband Internet service available to more than 62,000 rural homes and businesses in Kentucky. The Connect America Fund will pay... Read more
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FierceTelecom
Windstream to bring 50 Mbps speeds to nearly 1M new locationsWindstream is accelerating its consumer DSL profile with plans to launch 50 Mbp
Windstream to bring 50 Mbps speeds to nearly 1M new locations
FierceTelecom / Posted 29 days ago
Windstream is accelerating its consumer DSL profile with plans to launch 50 Mbps speeds to nearly 1 million locations, including 380,000 existing customers. Speaking to investors during the second quarter 2015 earnings call, Tony Thomas, CEO of... Read more
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WBKO Bowling Green
Kentucky state headlines: broadband to be available to 62,000 rural Kentucky customersBroadband to be available to 62,000 rural Kentucky customers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (
Kentucky state headlines: broadband to be available to 62,000 rural Kentucky customers
WBKO Bowling Green / Posted 29 days ago
Broadband to be available to 62,000 rural Kentucky customers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A Federal Communications Commission fund is paying $21 million annually to Windstream Communications Inc. to make broadband Internet service available to more than... Read more
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