Windstream Declares 25-Cent Dividend For 25th Consecutive Quarter

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 8, 2012 (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 Oct. 15, 2012, to stockholders of record as of Sept. 28, 2012.

This is the 25th consecutive 25-cent quarterly dividend declaration since the company's formation.

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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

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