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Windstream sells EarthLink consumer internet business

Staff Writer |
Windstream announced that it has sold the legacy EarthLink consumer internet business.

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Windstream acquired the business in its merger with EarthLink in February 2017.

Trive Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, purchased the business for $330 million in cash.

The legacy EarthLink consumer internet business offers internet access, online back-up, managed web design, web hosting and various email services to over 600,000 customers throughout the United States.

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