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Windstream to Cut 350 Positions, 38 In Arkansas, by December

by Sean Beherec 11/20/2014 3:31 pm

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock announced Thursday that the company is cutting 350 positions by Dec. 1, including 38 jobs in Arkansas. The cuts represent about 2.5 percent of the company’s workforce of about 13,000.

Sarah Day Named Senior VP at Windstream

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2014 12:00 am

As senior VP of small and medium-sized business sales and marketing, Sarah Day will oversee all aspects of Windstream’s relationship with small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers, including sales, customer care and product marketing.

Windstream 3Q Profit Drops 74 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/6/2014 11:33 am

Windstream reports a 74 percent decline in third-quarter earnings as the firm continued to work toward spinning off assets into a separate, publicly traded company.

Windstream Buys Business Only Broadband of Chicago

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2014 2:38 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock acquires Business Only Broadband of Chicago, a fixed wireless enterprise services provider with operations in Chicago, New York City, northern New Jersey and Milwaukee.

Windstream Names Bob Gunderman Interim CFO

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2014 7:18 am

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock on Wednesday announced that Bob Gunderman has been named interim chief financial officer. Gunderman succeeds Tony Thomas, who has been named president of the real estate investment trust Windstream is creating through the spinoff of certain telecommunications assets.

Windstream Adds William LaPerch, Michael Stoltz to Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2014 10:05 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock on Tuesday announced the appointments of William LaPerch, the former president and CEO of AboveNet Communications Inc., and Michael Stoltz, a former audit partner with Ernst & Young, to its board of directors.

Windstream Holdings COO Brent Whittington to Resign

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2014 4:06 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock said Tuesday that Brent Whittington, its chief operating officer, is resigning effective Sept. 1.

Update: Windstream 2Q Net Income Down 65 Percent

by Lance Turner 8/7/2014 7:19 am

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $14 million, or 2 cents per share, down 65 percent from $40 million, or 6 cents per share, the same quarter last year.

Windstream to Spin Off Some Assets Into Publicly Traded REIT

by Lance Turner 7/29/2014 6:32 am

Windstream Holdings Corp. of Little Rock says it will spin off certain assets, including its fiber and copper network, into a publicly traded real estate investment trust, a move that will lower its debt by $3.2 billion.

Windstream 1Q Profit, Revenue Down From Last Year

by Luke Jones 5/8/2014 9:15 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported a 69 percent decline in first-quarter profit and 2 percent drop in revenue.

Cash Flow Adequate for Dividend, Windstream CEO Says

by Gwen Moritz 5/7/2014 4:10 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. still has sustainable free cash flow to support its investor-attracting $1 annual dividend, shareholders were assured during the Little Rock telecom's annual meeting on Wednesday.

Windstream Compensation: Down For Jeff Gardner, Up For Other Execs

by Luke Jones 3/7/2014 4:54 pm

Total compensation for Windstream Holdings Inc. CEO Jeffrey Gardner was down by almost $1 million in 2013 compared to 2012, but other named executive officers saw their compensation increase.

Windstream's 4Q, Fiscal Profits Rise

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 2/27/2014 7:04 am

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock reports gains in fourth-quarter and fiscal 2013 profit, citing more growth in consumer and broadband revenue.

Update: Windstream Cutting 400 Employees Companywide

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 2/21/2014 1:17 pm

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock says it is cutting 400 employees companywide by March 3.

Telecoms, Cable Industry Press for Extension of Bonus Depreciation Credit

by Lance Turner 1/14/2014 9:59 am

The telecommunications and cable industry are continuing to call on Congress to renew bonus depreciation tax credits. Windstream Corp. CEO Jeff Gardner is among the Arkansas voices advocating for an extension.

Uncertainty Threatens Windstream Dividends

by Luke Jones 11/18/2013 12:00 am

Since its incorporation in 2006, Windstream has been shifting its business model toward more profitable avenues. But its latest financials haven’t thrilled some analysts, and there’s worry that the changes haven’t been effective enough.

Video: Bret Bielema's $3M Contract, Dustin McDaniel, Jeff Gardner, Obamacare & More in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 10:50 am

Bret Bielema, Oaklawn expansion, Dustin McDaniel's new business, Jeff Gardner goes to Washington, and Obamacare comes to Arkansas. All in this week's "Arkansas Business THV 11 News Week in Review."

Windstream's Jeff Gardner Meets With Obama, Urges Tax Reform

by Lance Turner 9/18/2013 4:30 pm

Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner was in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday as part of a group of CEOs meeting with the president and members of Congress about the nation's economy.

Windstream 2Q Net Income Down 21 Percent; Company Explores Creating Parent Firm

by Lance Turner 8/8/2013 7:15 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock says second-quarter net income was $40 million, down 21 percent from the same time last year. Also, the firm says it's exploring creating a publicly traded holding company to become the parent company of Windstream and its subsidiaries.

Beebe Said To Appoint Task Force 'FASTER Arkansas' With Plans for Broadband Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Last Wednesday, Gov. Mike Beebe met with scores of representatives — the number we heard was 70 — of Internet service providers, large and small, from all over the state. The subject: broadband access, or lack thereof.