Press Release

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream Wholesale, a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that it will overlay its existing route between Dallas and Atlanta as one of several express overbuilds planned for its core long-haul network. The new route is designed to improve efficiency on one of Windstream’s most popular routes by providing express capabilities through intermediate add/drop locations on the existing route while increasing system capacity up to 48 terabits per second.

“This route overlay is but one segment of a larger technology upgrade of strategic routes in the network,” said Joe Scattareggia, executive vice president of Windstream Wholesale. “By incorporating the FlexILS technology into our most popular and highest-demand routes, Windstream Wholesale is deploying our next generation core long-haul network to provide our customers with additional bandwidth while continuing to improve the current high-quality, low-latency services on this route.”

The overlay leverages Infinera’s cutting-edge DTN-X ICE4 generation of optics and FlexILS line system for greater reach, density, capacity and spectral flexibility. The new route will remain compatible with Windstream’s SDNow service offering, enabling touch-free provisioning and SDN orchestration to deliver services to customers when they want them. The Dallas-to-Atlanta overlay was completed during the third quarter of this year. Windstream is in the process of upgrading additional high demand routes with the latest Infinera technology.

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To view the Windstream network map, visit https://www.windstreamenterprise.com/wholesale/interactive-map/

In addition to Wavelengths, Ethernet Solutions and Dedicated Internet Access, Windstream Enterprise & Wholesale offers a range of complementary network and communications solutions to wholesale and resale customers including SD-WAN Wholesale, proprietary OfficeSuite White Label and Cloud SIP and PRI that are collectively designed to help wholesale customers increase productivity, improve ROI and win. More at windstreambusiness.com.

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