Windstream ups its broadband data speeds for SMB customers

As Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) continues its transformation into a broadband and business service provider, it has found another way to give its SMB customers more for their services dollar by upping their respective bandwidth speeds.

Under the new speed regime, SMB customers can get their choice of 10 Mbps/2 Mbps, 24 Mbps/2 Mbps, and 24 Mbps/4 Mbps speed tiers.

Right now, the higher speed offerings will be available in specific markets, in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

SMBs also have the option of purchasing the higher speed service as part of a Business Bundle, which bundles broadband service with traditional business voice lines with unlimited nationwide calling in addition to IT-related services such as online backup, Internet security, TechHelp and PC Protect.

Taking a page from its consumer marketing team to retain customers, Windstream's Business Bundle customers are also eligible for its Peace of Mind Guarantee, which gives SMBs one service price for two years.  

For more:
- see the release

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