LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following statement on the announced resignation of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski is from Eric Einhorn, senior vice president of government affairs and strategy at Windstream.
Chairman Genachowski is a strong leader who has addressed many of the most pressing and complex issues affecting telecommunications, including crafting groundbreaking reforms of the intercarrier compensation system and the Universal Service Fund.
At Windstream, we are particularly appreciative of Chairman Genachowski's keen focus on the crucial task of expanding access to broadband services in high-cost rural areas. As the Chairman has articulated, broadband access is essential to full participation in the modern economy. Much work remains to achieve ubiquitous broadband access in rural America, but the Chairman has raised the issue's public profile and will leave in place a framework that puts the Nation on a realistic path toward that worthy goal by leveraging increased public funding with private investment.Chairman Genachowski is to be commended for his dedicated service and many accomplishments. We wish him every success in his future endeavors. About Windstream Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq:WIN) is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. Windstream has more than $6 billion in annual revenues and is listed on the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit www.windstream.com. The Windstream Corporation logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8314
CONTACT: Windstream Contact: Scott Morris, 501-748-5342 email@example.com
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