Windstream Kentucky East
|Type||Private company (Subsidiary of Windstream)|
|Headquarters||Lexington, KY, USA|
|Key people||Brian Harman, President|
|Products||Local Telephone Service|
Windstream Kentucky East was established in 2001 as Kentucky ALLTEL, Inc. (as opposed to ALLTEL Kentucky, Inc., an existing company Alltel owned). The company was founded to take over Verizon South operations that were formerly operated by GTE and included were those originally operated by Contel. In 2002, the sale of Verizon's assets in Kentucky took place, with Alltel becoming owner.
In 2007, the company became a limited liability company.
As of 2012, the company has 676 employees and operates 508,000 lines in 94 exchanges.