Windstream's dense fiber network offers enterprise and wholesale customers across the country access to the company's broad portfolio of solutions, including optical Waves, MEF 2.0 Certified Carrier Ethernet, MPLS and Dedicated Internet Access. Additionally, the expanded network presence in the western U.S. provides the connectivity required to support international traffic coming into the United States from the Pacific Rim, offering Asia-Pacific providers low-latency, 100G connectivity to Tier 1, 2 and 3 markets across the United States, allowing them to aggressively expand their own market territories."Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks enable Windstream to provide its customers an industry leading long-haul network based on the DTN-X Family with seamless integration of FlexILS™ line system and Xceed Software Suite," said Bob Jandro, Infinera senior vice president of sales. "The Infinera solutions are built on innovation and enable Windstream to provide higher network efficiencies with reduced operational costs, delivering its customers flexible, on-demand connectivity." "Windstream's fiber routes deliver diverse and unique, cost-effective options for increased capacity and improved reliability of network infrastructures, which are crucial in the fast-paced world of today's tech companies, including content providers, data center and cloud operators, international carriers and more," said Shippey. "This evolution into a complete, end-to-end provider is significant for Windstream, and we're very excited about bringing our high quality, scalable fiber solutions to even more customers across the country, helping their businesses flourish and succeed." More information on Windstream's national footprint and long-haul core network can be found on the company's Interactive Map. About Windstream Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning more than 125,000 miles. Additional information is available at windstream.com. Please visit our newsroom at news.windstream.com or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream.