Windstream Wholesale adds over 400,000 US Ethernet service locations

Windstream Wholesale adds over 400,000 US Ethernet service locations

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Windstream Wholesale has announced that its fixed wireless service will increase its wholesale Ethernet services footprint to customers in over 50 major metro markets.

The new service offer, which adds 400,000 pre-qualified buildings that serve more than 3 million businesses with Windstream OnNet assets by providing primary access or redundant access solutions, complementing and operating in parallel to Windstream’s robust 150,000-mile core fibre footprint.

“Our fixed wireless is unique in the industry as no other service provider can deliver Windstream Wholesale’s same breadth and depth of coverage with this technology,” said Joe Scattareggia (pictured), executive vice president at Windstream Wholesale.

“Customers experience faster install times and a more cost-effective alternative to fibre and copper with the same service level agreements.”

The new fixed wireless service supports products including Ethernet E-Access, dedicated internet access, and MPLS at bandwidth levels to deliver a guaranteed bit rate over a path-diverse wireless connection at speeds ranging from 3Mbps to 5Gbps with guaranteed 99.99% availability.

Entities seeking business continuity plans can now combine fibre-optic access and fixed wireless connectivity. For added convenience, self-service quoting and ordering are available for all access types within the customer portal tool (CPT).

Windstream Wholesale has confirmed that more markets and locations will be added during 2019.