Windstream Communications, Inc.
33 years in business
Headquarters4001 N Rodney Parham Rd
Little Rock, AR 72212-2442
Additional Phone Numbers
- (501) 687-2870
- (800) 347-1991
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BBB File Opened: 08/14/2006
Business Started: 01/01/1984
Business Started Locally: 07/17/2006
Business Incorporated: 12/15/2005 in AR
Type of EntityCorporation
- Principal: Mr. Tony Thomas, CEO
- Customer Service
- Mr. John Ebner, Treasurer
- Ms. Francis Frantz, Secretary
- Mr. Bob Gunderman, CFO
- Mr. John Harvey, District Sales Director
- Ms. Judith Lemke, Vice President
- Kristi Moody, Deputy General Counsel
- Mr. Paul Olson, Sales Executive
- LaTasha Stallworth
- Telephone Communications
- Internet Services
- Telephone Service - Long Distance
- On November 8 2009, Windstream Communications, Inc. completed the purchase of Nuvox.
Alternate Business Names
- Cavalier Telephone
- McLeod Communications
- Norlight, Inc.
- Kentucky Data Link, Inc.
- Iowa Telecom
- Talk America
- Paetec Communications
- Earthlink Business Solutions
- New Edge Networks
- One Communications
- STS Telecom
Licensing, Bonding or RegistrationThis business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
Number of Employees:8,000
Additional Complaint InformationAccording to BBB files, Windstream Communications, Inc. has a pattern of consumer complaints alleging slow or inferior Internet speeds. Consumers typically allege that the Internet speeds provided by Windstream are slower than those advertised by the company and that attempts to resolve Internet speed issues directly with the company are unsuccessful.
Windstream has responded to some complaints stating that it cannot guarantee error-free, uninter... Read More
Government ActionThe following describes a government action that has been resolved by either a settlement or a decision by a court or administrative agency. If the matter is being appealed, it will be noted below.
In an Order dated February 24, 2014, the Chief of the Enforcement Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Consent Decree between the FCC and Windstream Corporation (Windstream).
In the Consent Decree entered into in the... Read More
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