Windstream Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2000

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 10,243


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt Refin.

  • Financing Rounds
  • 27

  • Investments
  • 15

Windstream General Information


Provider of managed communications services intended for residential customers as well as small businesses and enterprises. The company offers communications services including software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN), unified communications as a service (UCaaS) and high-capacity bandwidth and transport services to businesses, it also provides entertainment and security services through an enhanced fiber network and 5G fixed wireless service across the United States.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
VALOR Telecommunications, Valor Communications Group
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Telecommunications Service Providers
Other Industries
Cable Service Providers
Internet Service Providers
Primary Office
  • 4005 Rodney Parham Road
  • Little Rock, AR 72212
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

Windstream Timeline

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Windstream Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Windstream Comparisons

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Windstream Competitors (41)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Mediacom Communications Corporate Backed or Acquired Mediacom Park, NY 0000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
000000000000 Formerly PE-Backed Englewood, CO 0000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
00&0 Corporation Dallas, TX 000000 00000 000000000 00 00000
00000 000000000000 Private Debt Financed Monroe, LA 00000 000.00 000000000 000.00
0000000 0000000000 Corporation New York, NY 000000 00000 000000000 00000
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Windstream Patents

Windstream Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-10491727-B1 Mobile phone holder with wirelessly activated robotic arms and charger Active 19-Feb-2019 0000000000
US-D862446-S1 Cell phone protector case Active 19-May-2017
US-D868052-S1 Cell phone protector case with foldable stand and swivel clip attachment Active 16-May-2017 0
US-D806692-S1 Hybrid cell phone protector case Active 03-May-2016 00
US-9143181-B1 Verge hybrid cell phone protector case Inactive 06-Jun-2014 H04B1/3888 00
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Windstream Executive Team (29)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Paul Sunu JD Chief Executive Officer & President
Ron Bayer Chief Network Officer, President Enterprise and Wholesale & Vice President, Transport Engineering
Jeff Small President - Kinetic
Drew Smith Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
David Plakosh Vice President of Research & Development & Chief Technology Officer
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Windstream Board Members (17)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 000000000 Self Board Member, Chairman of the Audit Committee & Chair of the ESG Committee 000 0000
00000 00000 Self Board Member & Member of the ESGCommittee 000 0000
00000 00000 Self Board Member, Member of the Compensation Committee & Member of the ESG Committee 000 0000
00000000 00000 Elliott Investment Management Board Member & Member of the Compensation Committee 000 0000
0000 0000000000 Windstream Board Member and Member of the ESG Committee 000 0000
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Windstream Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Windstream Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Windstream Investments & Acquisitions (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
American Telephone Company 31-Aug-2018 0000000000 0000 Telecommunications Service Providers 000000 00
MASS Communications 27-Mar-2018 0000000000 000.00 IT Consulting and Outsourcing 00000 000
Broadview Networks 28-Jul-2017 0000000000 00000 Telecommunications Service Providers 0000000 0
EarthLink 27-Feb-2017 0000000000 00.00 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
BOB (Internet Service Providers) 01-Oct-2014 Merger/Acquisition Internet Service Providers
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Windstream Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Windstream Pension Plan Corporate Pension Little Rock, AR 2006
M P X Distributors/Wholesale Little Rock, AR 0000
D&E Communications Telecommunications Service Providers Ephrata, PA 0000
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Windstream Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
EarthLink 27-Feb-2017 000000000000000000 00.00 Completed
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Hosted Solutions 01-Dec-2010 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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