Windstream Grows Broadband Customer Base for Second Consecutive Year.


Windstream, a provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, delivered faster Internet connections to about 1.3 million locations in 2019, the company said.

The company accomplished the goal it set at the beginning of the year to expand Kinetic Business 1-Gig Fiber Internet to 100,000 business locations while also deploying fiber Kinetic Internet to 100,000 homes and using other methods to boost speeds to another 1.1 million locations.

The buildout represents a total investment of roughly USD 400 million, and new customers have noticed. Windstream has grown its Kinetic Internet consumer subscriber base for two consecutive years, with a net addition of more than 28,000 customers in 2019 alone.

In addition to the fiber expansion, Windstream's 2019 investments included fixed wireless, cable Internet and other network equipment enhancements delivering speeds from 25-300 megabits per second (Mbps), with most upgraded locations qualifying for 100 Mbps or higher.

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