EarthLink is an IT services, network and communications provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The company serves more than 150,000 businesses and 1 million U.S. consumers. It was founded in 1994 and originated as a dial-up Internet service provider. The founder, Sky Dalton, was only 23 years old at the time he started the company.

With the help of investors, he grew the business substantially by offering dial-up service in 98 cities. EarthLink was also the first U.S. ISP to offer a flat rate for unlimited service. The company then expanded it services to include Internet for businesses and web hosting.

On November 7, 2016, Windstream Holdings announced a merger with Earthlink for about $1.1 billion in stock. The combined company, which will retain the Windstream name, will be headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Services Provided by Windstream Communications

Offering residential, business, and governmental solutions, Windstream Communications is known for the following services:


  • Dial-Up
  • DSL
  • High-Speed Cable
  • HyperLink High Speed
  • Cable Internet
  • Web Hosting


Advantages of High-Speed Internet

With speeds up to 15 Mbps, the company’s Earthlink DSL is among its most popular services. Multiple wireless devices are supported on the company’s plan. It also provides free dial-up service to use when away from home and in need of an Internet connection.

Additional wireless options include Freestanding DSL, HyperLink High Speed, and Cable Internet. There are advantages to having each option in the home. Customers look forward to multi-device functionality as well as high speeds topping up to 75 Mbps.

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Disclosures

EarthLink is an IT services, network and communications provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The company serves more than 150,000 businesses and 1 million U.S. consumers. On November 7, 2016, Windstream Holdings announced a merger with Earthlink for about $1.1 billion in stock. The combined company, which will retain the Windstream name, will be headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas.