Windstream President & CEO Jeff Gardner To Speak At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Conference

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq:WIN), will speak at 11:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif.

A live webcast of the event will be available at www.windstream.com/investors . The webcast will be archived on the website for 30 days.

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.

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