Tagged: windstream corp.

Wal-Mart No. 1 on Fortune 500 List; Windstream Joins for First Time

by Lance Turner and Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 8:47 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville regains the top spot on Fortune magazine's annual list of the country's largest corporations. Meanwhile, Windstream Corp. of Little Rock joins the list for the first time, ranking No. 414.

Windstream Reports 'Widespread' Phone Outages

by Luke Jones 4/29/2013 3:38 pm

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock on Monday experienced "widespread" outages of its long-distance and toll-free phone services.

Windstream Opens Data Center in D.C. Area

by Associated Press 4/5/2013 8:21 am

The company said Thursday that its new 65,000-square-foot data center will provide cloud computing and dedicated managed services in the Washington, D.C. metro. The new facility is located in McLean, Va.

Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner's Compensation Falls in 2012

by Luke Jones 3/26/2013 3:49 pm

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reported CEO Jeff Gardner's 2012 total compensation fell to $7.99 million, closer to his compensation two years ago than last year's $9.78 million.

Windstream Names Jeffrey T. Hinson Board Chairman

by Lance Turner 3/11/2013 7:59 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock appoints Jeffrey T. Hinson as chairman of the board, effective May 1. Hinson succeeds Dennis E. Foster, who has been chairman since 2010.

Windstream 4Q Profit Rebounds; Net Income Reaches $10M

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 2/19/2013 7:23 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reports fourth-quarter net income of $10 million, up from a net loss of $35 million during the same quarter in 2011.

Windstream Closing 30 Retail Locations By February

by Luke Jones 1/28/2013 10:58 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock has announced it is closing 30, or about half, of its retail locations across 11 states, including one in Arkansas.

Windstream Seeking to Refinance 2013 Debt

by Luke Jones 1/8/2013 9:15 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock says it is taking steps to refinance its $1.1 billion debt due this year.

Windstream Shares Spike on Lower Tax Obligation

by Lance Turner 1/7/2013 4:14 pm

Shares of Windstream Corp. of Little Rock rose 3.7 percent on Monday after the telecommunications firm dramatically reduced its outlook for 2013 tax obligations.

Oklahoma Dismisses Bribery, Conspiracy Charges Against Windstream

by Lance Turner 12/19/2012 5:24 pm

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock will pay an Oklahoma school foundation $100,000 as part of an agreement with the state to dismiss bribery and conspiracy charges filed by a grand jury in August.

Windstream to Build Durham Data Center

by Luke Jones 12/17/2012 11:10 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock says it will build another data center, this time in Durham, N.C.

Windstream to Build Tennessee Data Center

by Luke Jones 12/4/2012 9:10 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock says its Hosted Solutions division is constructing another data center, this time in Nashville, Tenn.

Battelle Study: Arkansas Poised to Grow Knowledge-Based Economy

by Mark Carter 11/27/2012 1:20 pm

A study commissioned by the Arkansas Research Alliance finds the state well positioned to create more high-paying jobs. The report aims to gauge progress of a 2009 plan to develop "knowledge-based" jobs.

Windstream Corp. Opens Virginia Data Center

by Luke Jones 11/19/2012 11:25 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock announces that its Hosted Solutions division has opened a 65,000-SF data center in Mclean, Va.

Windstream Reports 3Q Profit Down 44 Percent

by Lance Turner 11/8/2012 7:07 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock reports third-quarter net income of $54 million, or 9 cents per share, down from $78 million or 15 cents per share in the same quarter last year.

State-Based Tech Stocks Waver Amid Changes

by Luke Jones 10/29/2012 12:00 am

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock, the telecom that spun off from the former Alltel Corp., has seen its stocks slip during the past year.

Superintendent Indicted After Years of Trouble

by Luke Jones 10/15/2012 12:00 am

James David Sisney, the former Oklahoma school superintendent charged with accepting a bribe from Little Rock's Windstream Corp., has had a conflicted history with the Broken Arrow School District for years.

Windstream Bribery Case in Oklahoma Raises Questions About Arkansas Laws

by Luke Jones 10/15/2012 12:00 am

Here's the question: If the school superintendent Windstream hosted at the Big Dance had been from Arkansas rather than Oklahoma, would the company similarly face criminal prosecution?

Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner: We Need to Deal with the Deficit and Simplify the Tax Code

by Lance Turner 7/5/2012 2:25 pm

Windstream Corp. of Little Rock CEO Jeff Gardner appears in a video for the Business Roundtable and makes recommendations for America's economic growth.

How to Choose a Board Member

by Mark Friedman 7/2/2012 12:00 am

When it comes to serving on a public company's board of directors, one size doesn't fit all. Experts say a board member nominee must understand the company's industry, its history and its traditions.


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