Nov 22, 2011 — LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq: WIN) announced today the Federal Communications Commission has approved its application to acquire PAETEC Holding Corp. The companies announced the transaction on Aug. 1.
“This merger creates a $6 billion company with nationwide reach and continues Windstream’s transformation to a next-generation communications and technology provider with a full suite of enterprise-focused solutions,” said Jeff Gardner, Windstream president and CEO.
Windstream now has received all regulatory approvals and expects to complete the transaction by Dec. 1.