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Verizon Files Lawsuit Against Windstream Over Alleged Tariff BreachLock Icon

The lawsuit named more than a dozen Windstream subsidiaries of Windstream Holdings II LLC of Little Rock. read more >

Windstream Announces $5.2M Fiber Project in Pennsylvania

Plans call for 105 miles of optical fiber cable to bring high-speed internet to residences, businesses and schools. read more >
Business Services / Public Companies

Former Windstream CEO Jeff Gardner Dies at 63

After leaving the Little Rock telecom firm in 2014, he became CEO of Brinks Home Security and later helmed software services firm CalAmp Corp. read more >

Summit Hires CFO Bob Gunderman, Formerly of Windstream

Gunderman spent 14 years at Windstream, and before that was vice president of internal audit at Alltel, a forerunner to Windstream. read more >

Windstream To Be Nation’s Largest 8G Provider, Firm Says

The broadband infrastructure company said it will soon be the largest provider of its ultra-fast Kinetic home internet service in the U.S. read more >
(From left) Dennis Curtis and Kelley Curtis Dunlap
Banking & Finance / Construction / Energy

Stifel Announces 2 Named to Forbes’ Best-in-State Wealth Advisors List (Movers & Shakers)

Dennis Curtis and Kelley Curtis Dunlap have been named to the list for the second year in a row. read more >

Kinetic Awarded $35M to Build Out Fiber in Georgia

The funds are provided through the state's Capital Projects Fund Grant Program, which allocates federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act. read more >
Business Services / Small Business

Kinetic Expands Black Business Support Fund

The fund, which aims to grow and increase the stability of Black-owned businesses, will now accept applications for grants from eligible businesses across its entire 18-state service area. read more >
Andre Richardson, Jeremy Gueringer and Lourdes Mahoney
Business Services / Education

1 Hired and 2 Promoted at CTEH (Movers & Shakers)

Andre Richardson is the newest hire as a toxicologist. read more >
Drew Smith of Windstream in Little Rock
Business Services

Drew Smith Named CFO of Windstream

Smith joined the company in 2008 and had been serving as executive vice president of financial planning and treasurer. read more >
Elizabeth Bowles, CEO of Aristotle Unified Communications, is one small-business leader who has expressed concern about new grant funding requirements that could hamper broadband internet expansion across the state
Government & Politics

Letter-of-Credit Rule Draws Criticism in Broadband Effort

Aristotle chief says hurdle is costly and likely to keep small firms out of program. read more >
Media & Marketing / Public Companies

Uniti Reaches $39M Settlement With Investors

The company was accused of concealing known risks connected to a $310 million judgment against Windstream in 2019. read more >
Amanda Davis of Ghidotti in Little Rock.
Media & Marketing

Ranade, Stewart Join Mass Enthusiasm (Movers & Shakers)

Mass Enthusiasm of Little Rock has announced the following hires: Shilpa Ranade, senior application programer, and Kristi Stewart, senior web developer. read more >
Public Companies

Uniti Group Swings Back to Full-Year, Q4 Profit

Its 2021 net income was $124.7 million, or 51 cents per diluted share. read more >
Investments / Public Companies / Real Estate

Uniti Group’s Q3 Profit Up 486%

Lower than expected operational costs contributed to the gain. read more >

Windstream Touts Agreement That Reduces Carbon Footprint

The purchase will power 400 of Windstream’s locations in Texas. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson
Government & Politics

Hutchinson Calls For Another $250M In Federal Aid To Be Spent On Rural Internet Access

The governor says it will support new jobs and spark economic growth. read more >

Windstream to Add 1,000 Jobs in 18 States As Broadband Grows

Kinetic by Windstream says it will create 1,000 jobs across 18 states as its new engineering and fiber construction organization manages broadband expansion. read more >
Drew Smith of Windstream in Little Rock
Agriculture & Poultry / Business Services

Smith Advances at Windstream (Movers & Shakers)

Drew Smith has been promoted to senior vice president of financial services and treasurer of Windstream in Little Rock. read more >
Kerri Jackson Case
Energy / Media & Marketing / Public Companies

Kerri Jackson Case Has Windstream on Her MindLock Icon

Kerri Jackson Case is still fluent in English, sarcasm and profanity, as she proudly proclaims on Twitter, but she’s no longer a senior communications specialist at Entergy Arkansas. read more >