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Windstream Awarded Federal Government GSA Local Services Acquisition Contract

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN) announced today that the General Services Administration (GSA) of the U.S. Federal Government has awarded it a contract to provide voice, Internet and data services. The contract represents multi-million dollar potential revenue annually, covering GSA's Region 6, which is known as the "Heartland Region" and includes Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas. The term of the contract is five years and runs through fiscal year 2016.

The GSA is a federal procurement and property management agency created to improve government efficiency and help federal agencies better serve the public. As a result of this agreement, Windstream has the opportunity to provide its leading telecommunications and technology solutions to more than 60,000 federal employees based in over 400 GSA-owned buildings, properties, and agencies, such as the Department of Justice/U.S. Attorneys, Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, and Social Security offices. The Region 6 local services acquisition (LSA) contract adds another region to Windstream's growing portfolio of LSAs, which also includes Region 1 (Northeast), Region 2 (New York and New Jersey), Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic) Region 4 (Southeast), Region 5 (Great Lakes Region), and Region 9 (California).

According to the terms of the contract, all federal government agencies with local offices in Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas will have access to Windstream's suite of services including the company's Allworx phones, IP Simple solution, expansive fiber optic network, and data center services. These agencies will join a growing list of federal, state and local governments who have trusted Windstream with their mission-critical communications needs.

"We have a tremendous amount of experience working with the federal government, and can provide the customized solutions required by federal agencies," said Mike Magliato, Windstream's vice president of government solutions. "The technology upgrade Windstream is providing will allow the GSA Heartland Region to deliver a unified communications solution consisting of hosted VoIP and data across its four-state region. We are always proud to work with the GSA and provide its facilities with affordable solutions that address security concerns."

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