Finding an Oasis in New York's Broadband Deserts

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This "broadband gap" between the areas of New York that have true, enterprise symmetrical fiber (with upload and download speeds that meet corporate needs) and the areas that are broadband deserts is a huge drag on the city's economy. The problem is no secret. Even City Hall is trying to do something about it. But it isn't an easy problem to solve. Bringing traditional fiber...

We are proud to invest in our hometown of Little Rock

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Those of us who work at Windstream are proud to call Little Rock, Arkansas, home. Windstream is headquartered here, and our company’s connection to the city goes back nearly 75 years.

So you can imagine how excited we are to announce a major expansion of the local metro fiber network in our community. That’s because it creates a new level of connectivity and network stability for all local businesses, and expands the services that are available to our local customers.

Voice, the Cloud and Snowflakes: A Checklist for Middle Market Companies Thinking about Unified Communications

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Does your voice system link to Salesforce.com and collaborative applications that provide greater productivity and more business intelligence? Do you know exactly what happens to customers when they dial in for support and try to navigate the system? Do you know how many of them successfully reach the department or person they are looking for?

Standing Up for Businesses in Dallas that Need Fiber Deployments, Not Empty Promises

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When it comes to high-speed fiber deployments, Dallas has had its heart broken in the past. In fact, the city’s most recent “left at the altar” moment happened just last fall when a major provider announced it would hit the “pause” button on a planned fiber roll-out.

It’s a no-brainer: Two things you should do for E-Rate discounts of up to 90 percent

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The Schools and Libraries program, also known as the E-rate program, makes telecommunications and information services more affordable for schools and libraries in the United States. The E-rate provides discounted telecommunications, Internet access, and internal connections to eligible schools and libraries, funded by the Universal Service Fund.

One Size Fits None: Why SD-WAN Implementations Demand a Custom Approach

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When it comes to mid-market businesses…they are often underserved by telecommunications providers. They’ll see offerings somewhere in between those optimized for large companies, and bundled services for smaller businesses. Mid sized companies can get stuck, with much more complex IT needs than SMB, and far fewer resources than the enterprise giants.