One of the leading advanced networking solutions,
) has launched its latest enterprise offering for SMEs called
Windstream Professional Bundle.
Windstream's Professional Bundle includes service offerings like
enterprise class Internet and unlimited voice call services, around
the clock technical support, Internet security and data protection,
customized websites, and monthly expertise from Web consultants on
web design and support.
The new enterprise offering particularly caters to those
business houses that lack a specialized support system to manage
and maintain their IT requirements. The service aims at
minimizing business cost and complex network requirements with a
one stop solution for enterprise-based IT needs.
The new launch comes on the heels of Windstream's another
offering called IP Simple solution that targets the enterprise
section. IP Simple provides a multiple PBX phone system which is an
internal telephone network that shares a number of lines to make
external phone calls.
Windstream continues to focus on improving its position in the
business solutions market. Despite the declines in the wholesale
enterprise segment, the company boosts its efforts to expand
service offerings to businesses with VoIP services, data bundles,
cloud and managed services, data center services, and fiber
transport, and expand distribution channels. We believe these
solutions will help Windstream to significantly improve its revenue
from the enterprise segment by addressing the specific needs of
small and medium business customers, thus offsetting revenue
pressure from peers like
America Movil S.A. de C.V.
MetroPCS Communication Inc
In addition, Windstream is also focusing on re-branding its
consumer products with advanced internet and entertainment
services. This will be based on Windstream's internet service that
comes with a Roku box that includes several entertainment
applications to enhance pay TV service. The company's strategy of
bundling consumer voice service with high-speed Internet service
provides further advantage to its ability to add new subscribers
while reducing churn (the tendency of customers to switch
The current Zacks Consensus Estimates for Windstream is pegged
at 13 cents for the second quarter with a growth rate estimate of
(32.71%). For 2012 and 2013, the Zacks Consensus Estimates stands
at 52 cents and 58 cents with growth rate of (33.17%) and (11.39%),
We are maintaining our long-term Neutral recommendation on
Windstream Corporation. Currently, the stock has a Zacks #3 Rank,
implying a short-term Hold rating.
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