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Kinetic by Windstream expands 1-Gigabit Fiber Internet in Elyria, invests half a million dollars in network infrastructure

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Kinetic by Windstream expands 1-Gigabit Fiber Internet in Elyria, invests half a million dollars in network infrastructure

ELYRIA, Oh. – Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications

and technology solutions, announced today the completion of a major network expansion in the city. More than 5,000 homes and businesses are now eligible for ultra-fast one-gig Internet speeds, the result of a company investment of more than $500,000 in network infrastructure to power faster Kinetic Internet in Elyria.

“The City is appreciative of Windstream’s efforts to expand their network and provide access to high-speed Internet to our residents and business customers,” said Mayor Holly Brinda. “We’re especially glad to hear they are adding one-gig Internet speed, which enhance, the quality of life in many areas from economic activity to education and leisure”.

Elyria is among the first markets in Ohio to receive Windstream’s one-gig Internet. Windstream’s investment is delivering its fiber network directly to homes and businesses to ensure that Elyria residents have the fastest and most reliable Internet speeds available.

“Windstream’s reliable, high-speed Internet network will make a huge difference in how work gets done by day in Elyria, and then at night, how families consume entertainment or do homework,” said Brian Harman, operations president for Windstream in Ohio. “Kinetic by Windstream is a true representation of a better, faster, stronger connection between our company and the communities we serve, and we are excited to expand that connection throughout the state of Ohio.” Kinetic by Windstream provides services to residential and business customers in 18 states. The Kinetic suite of services includes high-speed Internet, entertainment, phone, and security products for homes and businesses. To learn more about Kinetic by Windstream, please visit kinetic.windstream.com.

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, businesses, enterprise organizations and wholesale customers across the U.S. Kinetic by Windstream provides services to residential and business customers in 18 states. The Kinetic suite of services includes high-speed Internet, entertainment, phone, and security products for homes and businesses. To learn more about Kinetic by Windstream, please visit kinetic.windstream.com.  The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.

Windstream Contact:

Scott Morris

Scott.l.morris@windstream.com

501.748.5342