Windstream delivers strong second-quarter results
Grew broadband customer base for the first quarter since 2015 Accelerated strategic sales to over 50% of Enterprise sales Continued to grow Adjusted OIBDAR year-over-year and sequentially
Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions, today reported strong second-quarter results, including net growth in broadband subscribers for the first time in three years.
“Our Consumer segment delivered a successful quarter, adding 2,300 broadband subscribers,” said Tony Thomas, president and chief executive officer. “This continued an upward trend that we have experienced for the past several quarters and was driven by both strong sales and lower churn. It demonstrates that our network investments are paying off and enables us to say with confidence that we expect to grow our consumer broadband base in 2018.
“Our Enterprise segment continues to see improved results as our focus on SD-WAN, Unified Communications as a Service and on-net sales have driven improving revenue trends and margins. Windstream is now the largest SD-WAN provider in the country with more than 1,000 customers in over 12,000 locations nationwide. Sales of strategic products accelerated to over 50 percent of Enterprise sales for the quarter.