LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 29, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- has been selected as a Top 50 Channel Program by , a resource for the telecommunications indirect sales channel. Details on this contest, including a list of all 50 winners, are published in the October issue of PHONE+ magazine and in the online .
Windstream was selected from among hundreds of companies — carriers, resellers, master agencies and hardware and software vendors — that submitted their channel programs for the 2010 ballot. Winners were determined by the more than 1,500 votes submitted Aug. 10-20 by indirect sales partners.
"PHONE+ is proud to recognize these channel programs for their exceptional service to the channel," said Larry Lannon, group publisher for PHONE+. "These companies set a high standard for others in the indirect channel; how much they're appreciated is evidenced by the number of partners that turned out to vote for their favorites."
At Windstream, customizing a communications solution specific to a client's business is the main focus. Through a comprehensive product set that evolves with the latest technology, the company's dedicated sales professionals can design a comprehensive solution that's current, efficient and most importantly, cost effective.
PHONE+ is the country's leading resource for communication distribution channels. For more than two decades, PHONE+ has been the undisputed leader in providing news, analysis, education and peer-to-peer networking to the indirect sales channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide cloud-based communications and computing services and associated CPE, applications and managed and professional services.
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Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq:WIN), headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., is an S&P 500 company with communications operations in 23 states and about $4 billion in annual revenues. Windstream provides phone, high-speed Internet and high-definition digital TV services. The company also offers a wide range of IP-based voice and data services and advanced phone systems and equipment to businesses and government agencies. For more information about Windstream, visit www.windstream.com.
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PHONE+ magazine is the country's leading publication for communication distribution channels. For more than two decades, PHONE+ has been the undisputed leader in providing news and analysis to alternate distribution channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services and associated CPE, applications and professional services. PHONE+ includes a monthly print publication, a Web resource () and a weekly newsletter.
About the Channel Partners Conference & Expo
Hosted by PHONE+ magazine, the Channel Partners Conference & Expo is the telecom industry's only event exclusively for the channel. The fall event is taking place this week in Washington DC. The spring conference is set for March 13-15, 2010, at the Aria in Las Vegas. For more information, visit .
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