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Windstream Channel Program Designed for Sales to Business ClientsThe Windstream channel program aims to bring communications and managed service solutions to business clients. The program therefore focuses on business-to-business sales.


Windstream provides broadband, MPLS, and VoIP communications systems to U.S. businesses. It also supplies managed services that include cloud-based voice, data storage, and virtual servers.

The company's annual revenue is around $4.1 billion.

Channel Partners

Partners of the Windstream channel program come from a range of backgrounds. They include:

  • VARs

  • OEMs

  • System integrators

  • Computer vendors

  • Communications consultants

  • ASPs


Windstream's clients work in a number of sectors. Among these are healthcare, education, financial services, government, and media.

Program Benefits

According to Windstream, companies can receive a number of core benefits from the channel program. For example:

  • Compensation has no limit

  • The products include offerings from major companies such as Cisco, Portnet, Polycom, and Broadsoft

  • Customer support is U.S.-based

Other benefits include Windstream's significant experience working in channel sales, and the company's financial stability.

Channel partners also have the backing of an account management team. The team provides after-sales service to customers with the intention of growing revenue still further. 

Communications and Managed Services

Many businesses are looking for effective, better-value communications and managed services. The Windstream channel program could present an opportunity for companies looking to expand into these areas.


Is your company thinking of joining the Windstream channel program? Please share your thoughts in the Comments section below.


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