Windstream Declares Quarterly Dividend of 25 Cents Per Share

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream Corp.'s (Nasdaq:WIN) board of directors today declared regular quarterly dividends on the company's common stock.

The 25-cent dividend is payable July 15, 2011, to stockholders of record as of June 30, 2011.

About Windstream

Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq:WIN), headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., is an S&P 500 communications and technology solutions provider with operations in 29 states and the District of Columbia and about $4 billion in annual revenues. Windstream provides IP-based voice and data services, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosting services and communication systems to businesses and government agencies. The company also delivers broadband, digital phone and high-definition TV services to residential customers primarily located in rural areas and operates a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 60,000 route miles. For more information about Windstream, visit .

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CONTACT: Investor Contact: Mary Michaels, 501-748-7578 mary.michaels@windstream.com Media Contact: David Avery, 501-748-5876 david.avery@windstream.com