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Arkansas Sees Volume, Value of Biggest Deals Drop

by Jan Cottingham 2/8/2016 12:00 am

The value of mergers and acquisitions last year reached a record high worldwide and in the United States, but Arkansas was a different story. The known value of big deals in the state — those worth $9 million or more — fell 53 percent in 2015 compared with 2014, to $8.8 billion compared with $16.6 billion.

Windstream Appoints Christie Grumbos Treasurer

by Sean Beherec 6/15/2015 4:02 pm

Windstream Corp. on Monday named Christie Grumbos as the company's new treasurer.

ISPs Eye Boosting Consumer Speeds

by Sean Beherec 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Sam Walls, the president of Connect Arkansas, which promotes adoption of broadband Internet around the state, says higher speeds show that Internet service providers are responding to the demands of the marketplace.

Windstream's REIT Moves Out to New Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2015 12:00 am

The real estate investment trust spinoff of Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock is moving out.

Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner Steps Right Up To Take St. Vincent Health System’s IV Party to New Heights

by Rosemary Hallmark 4/1/2014 11:00 am

Though Jeff and Christine Gardner have their hands full with three sons and 14,000 Windstream employees, they always make time to give back to their community. Jeff serves on the board of directors at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the auxiliary board of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. This year, the Gardners chair St. Vincent Foundation’s annual IV Party.

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.

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.

Windstream's 3Q Profit Drops 34 Percent to $31M

by Lance Turner and Luke Jones 11/7/2013 7:10 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $31 million, down 34 percent from the same quarter last year. In a conference call, CEO Jeff Gardner said Windstream's business services segment is now a $3.8 billion revenue stream.

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 Names Former IBM Exec as Chief Marketing Officer

by Luke Jones 8/13/2013 10:25 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock names Matt Preschern as senior vice president and enterprise chief marketing officer.

Spin It, Baby, Spin It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Let me share with you a lesson I’ve learned from studying hundreds upon hundreds of quarterly earnings statements from publicly traded companies: If the company leads with anything other than net income, it means net income was nothing to brag about.

Arkansas Ranked Twice in Forbes' Business List

by Luke Jones 8/9/2013 11:45 am

Forbes Magazine this week ranked two Arkansas regions on its list of "Best Places for Business and Careers."

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.

Bob Gunderman Named Treasurer for Windstream Corp.

by Lance Turner 8/7/2013 1:25 pm

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock adds the role of treasurer to Bob Gunderman's duties. Gunderman is already the telecommunication firm's senior vice president of financial planning.

Ankur Sharma To Lead Portal Strategy at Windstream (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Ankur Sharma has been hired to the new position of vice president of digital technology at Windstream Corp. He will be responsible for all of Windstream’s online customer portals and portal strategy. He joined the company on July 22.

Internet Bandwidth Needs Rise at Hotels, Motels

by Luke Jones 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Hotel and hospitality Wi-Fi is becoming a booming business for large telecom providers. It’s a booming business for large telecom providers. A spokeswoman for AT&T said in 2012 the company saw its data traffic in hospitality venues explode with around 255 million connections, representing a growth of 170 percent year-over-year.

Telephone Access Lines Continue Falling in Arkansas

by Luke Jones 7/29/2013 12:00 am

More and more telephone customers are dropping land lines and switching to cellphones, and that shows in Arkansas Business’ list of largest telecommunications carriers in 2012. Includes the lists of local and long-distance carriers.

Windstream Dividend No Longer Fully Taxable

by Luke Jones 7/8/2013 12:00 am

If you’re a shareholder in Little Rock’s Windstream Corp., listen up: The company announced last week that a change in its treatment of its 2012 dividends could result in income tax refunds.

Cyberthreats Evolve Inside Cloud, Mobile

by Luke Jones 6/10/2013 12:00 am

The vast and changing world of computer viruses and malware requires a similarly vast world of security to counteract it, especially for companies providing managed data services for other companies.

Windstream Wins $38M Contract With Federal Government in 8 States

by Luke Jones 5/20/2013 10:32 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock says it has awarded $38 million contract to provide data and voice services to the General Services Administration's Region 4.