Windstream adding DirecTV across its footprint

Feb. 1, 2018
Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) plans to offer AT&T's (NYSE:T) DirecTV satellite video service and DirecTV NOW streaming video service to ...

Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) plans to offer AT&T's (NYSE:T) DirecTV satellite video service and DirecTV NOW streaming video service to residential customers across its entire service area.

The DirecTV offerings are intended to complement to Windstream's high-speed Internet service, Kinetic by Windstream.

"DirecTV offers a diversity of product choices that will be a great fit for our customers who want premium entertainment at great prices," said Jeff Small, president of Windstream's consumer and small business segment. "Our Kinetic by Windstream customers can now enjoy quality programming coupled with cutting-edge technology. This fits perfectly with our digital entertainment strategy."

Windstream offers gigabit Internet speeds in several markets, including parts of Nebraska and north Georgia, and 100 Mbps service in others. The company also offers its own Kinetic branded video service in a number of markets.