Windstream Declares 25-Cent Quarterly Dividend

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream Corp.'s (Nasdaq:WIN) board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 25-cents per share on the company's common stock.

The dividend is payable July 15, 2013, to stockholders of record as of June 28, 2013.

About Windstream

Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq:WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, 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. For more information, visit www.windstream.com.

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CONTACT: Media Contact:
         David Avery, 501-748-5876
         david.avery@windstream.com
         
         Investor Contact:
         Mary Michaels, 501-748-7578
         mary.michaels@windstream.com

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