Windstream Reports Second-Quarter 2019 Results

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Windstream Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today reported second-quarter results.

Windstream grew its Kinetic broadband customer base for the fifth consecutive quarter, adding 1,900 new subscribers. Enterprise strategic sales also continued to accelerate, representing more than 69 percent of total Enterprise sales during the second quarter. Sales of strategic products and services, including SD-WAN, UCaaS and OfficeSuite UC®, now represent an annualized run-rate of $280 million in revenue and are growing at 43 percent year-over-year.

“Windstream has continued to operate without material business interruption after voluntarily filing for restructuring in February. We continue to expand broadband service across our largely rural footprint and grow our consumer broadband customer base. We also continue to see strong growth in strategic sales in our Enterprise business unit. We appreciate the continued strong support we have received from our employees, customers, vendors and financial stakeholders as we work through this process,” said Tony Thomas, president and chief executive officer of Windstream.