Windstream Enterprise receives 2018 Friend of the Channel Award

Award recognizes organizations running a world-class channel program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Windstream Enterprise (WE), a leading supplier of advanced network communications, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named Windstream Enterprise as a 2018 INTERNET TELEPHONY Friend of the Channel Award winner.

“Our tagline, ‘We see partnership differently,’ was selected intentionally to reflect a new approach with our channel partners,” said Curt Allen, channel senior vice president for Windstream Enterprise. “We know that their success is tied to our own, and we’re investing time and resources to create strong, sustained relationships based on superior solutions, market leadership and total transparency.”

“It’s an honor to announce Windstream Enterprise as a 2018 recipient of INTERNET TELEPHONY’s Friend of the Channel Award in the ‘most improved’ category,” said Rich Tehrani, chief executive officer, TMC. “The company’s transformation across its various sales channels is evident by how committed they are to their partners’ success and the results they achieve.”

Winners of the 2018 Friends of the Channel award were announced online and highlighted in INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine online.

In addition to its proprietary OfficeSuite UC® and contact center services, Windstream Enterprise offers its SD-WAN Concierge™, Cloud Connect and industry-leading Wi-Fi solutions. It also offers a range of complementary network and communications solutions including integrated network security, and access, transport and business continuity solutions including Wavelength Services with Optical Encryption, Ethernet and Fixed Wireless that are collectively designed to help businesses increase productivity, improve ROI and win. More at

About Windstream

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions. Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband, entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. Additional information is available at or Please visit our newsroom at or follow us on Twitter at @Windstream or @WindstreamBiz.

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About TMC
Through education, industry news, live events and social influence, global buyers rely on TMC’s content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. As a result, leading technology vendors turn to TMC for unparalleled branding, thought leadership and lead generation opportunities. Our in-person and online events deliver unmatched visibility and sales prospects for all percipients. Through our custom lead generation programs, we provide clients with an ongoing stream of leads that turn into sales opportunities and build databases. Additionally, we bolster brand reputations with the millions of impressions from display advertising on our news sites and newsletters. Making TMC a 360 degree marketing solution, we offer comprehensive event and road show management services and custom content creation with expertly ghost-crafted blogs, press releases, articles and marketing collateral to help with SEO, branding, and overall marketing efforts. For more information about TMC and to learn how we can help you reach your marketing goals, please visit and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, @tmcnet.

Windstream Enterprise Contact:
Sarah C. Davis, 720.529.7611

TMC Contact:
Jessica Seabrook
Marketing Director