LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream Holdings, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:WIN) board of directors today declared a prorated $.15 per share quarterly dividend to Windstream shareholders.

Shareholders of record on June 30, 2015, will receive a cash dividend of $.1104 per share, which represents a prorated dividend for the period April 25, 2015 through June 30, 2015. The dividend is payable on July 15, 2015.

As a reminder, following the spin-off of CS&L on April 24, 2015 and after giving effect to the one-for-six reverse stock split, Windstream expects to pay an annual dividend of $.60 per share, paid quarterly.

Windstream also paid a cash distribution on April 24, which represented a prorated dividend for the period April 1, 2015 through April 24, 2015.

About Windstream Holdings, Inc.

Windstream, a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. For more information, visit the company's online newsroom at or follow on Twitter at @WindstreamNews.

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