SEVENTH SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE
SEVENTH SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE (this
Supplemental Indenture) dated as of December 6, 2010, among PAETEC Holding Corp., a Delaware corporation (the Issuer), PAETEC Escrow Corporation, a Delaware corporation and a subsidiary of the Issuer (the
New Guarantor), and The Bank of New York Mellon (formerly known as The Bank of New York), as trustee under the indenture referred to below (the Trustee).
WHEREAS, the Issuer and certain of its Subsidiary Guarantors have heretofore executed and delivered to the Trustee an Indenture,
dated as of July 10, 2007 (as supplemented by that certain First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of September 25, 2007, that certain Second Supplemental Indenture, dated as of February 8, 2008, that certain Third Supplemental
Indenture, dated as of December 18, 2009, that certain Fourth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of April 23, 2010, that certain Fifth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of June 22, 2010, and that certain Sixth Supplemental Indenture,
dated as of October 15, 2010, the Indenture), providing for an initial issuance of an aggregate principal amount of $300,000,000 of the Issuers 9.5% Senior Notes due 2015 (the Notes) and Subsidiary
Guarantees of the Notes by the Subsidiary Guarantors;
WHEREAS, Sections 4.19 and 10.03 of the Indenture
provide that the Issuer is required to use commercially reasonable efforts to cause its current and future Restricted Subsidiaries that are eligible to be Subsidiary Guarantors under the definition thereof in the Indenture to execute and deliver to
the Trustee a supplemental indenture pursuant to which such Restricted Subsidiaries shall, jointly and severally with the other Subsidiary Guarantors, fully and unconditionally guarantee the payment and performance of the Notes and the other
obligations set forth in Section 10.01 of the Indenture, subject to Article Ten of the Indenture;
WHEREAS, the New Guarantor is a Restricted Subsidiary and is eligible to guarantee the Notes;
WHEREAS, this Supplemental Indenture executed pursuant to Sections 4.19 and 10.03 of the Indenture shall evidence
the Subsidiary Guarantee of the New Guarantor set forth in Section 10.01 of the Indenture;
pursuant to Section 4.19, Section 9.01 and Section 10.03 of the Indenture, the Trustee, the Issuer and the New Guarantor are authorized to execute and deliver this Supplemental Indenture and the New Guarantor is
authorized to execute and deliver the Subsidiary Guarantee; and
WHEREAS, all acts and requirements necessary to make
this Supplemental Indenture the legal, valid and binding obligation of the Issuer and the New Guarantor have been done;
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby
acknowledged, the parties mutually covenant and agree for the equal and ratable benefit of the Holders of the Notes as follows:
1. Capitalized Terms. Capitalized terms used in this Supplemental Indenture (including the recitals hereto) without definition
shall have the meanings set forth in the Indenture.
2. Agreement to Guarantee. Subject to Article Ten of the Indenture, the New
Guarantor hereby agrees, jointly and severally with the other Subsidiary Guarantors, to guarantee fully and unconditionally to each Holder of a Note and to the Trustee and its successors and assigns the payment and performance of the Notes and the
other obligations set forth in Section 10.01 of the Indenture and to be bound by all other applicable provisions of the Indenture and the Notes. The New Guarantor acknowledges and agrees, pursuant to Section 10.03 of the
Indenture, that, upon its execution and delivery of this Supplemental Indenture, the New Guarantor shall be deemed to be a Subsidiary Guarantor for all purposes of the Indenture (including, without limitation, for purposes of Article Ten
3. Ratification of Indenture; Supplemental Indenture Part of Indenture. Except as expressly amended hereby,
the Indenture is in all respects ratified and confirmed and all the terms, conditions and provisions thereof shall remain in full force and effect. This Supplemental Indenture shall form a part of the Indenture for all purposes, and every Holder of
Notes heretofore or hereafter authenticated and delivered shall be bound hereby.
4. Trustees Disclaimer. The
Trustee makes no representation or warranty as to the validity or sufficiency of this Supplemental Indenture. The recitals and the statements herein are deemed to be those of the Issuer and the New Guarantor and not of the Trustee.
5. Governing Law. THIS SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. THE ISSUER, THE NEW
GUARANTOR AND THE TRUSTEE AGREE TO SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS SEVENTH SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE.
6. Successors. All agreements of the New Guarantor in this Supplemental Indenture shall bind its successors.
7. Counterparts. This Supplemental Indenture may be executed in two or more counterparts, all of which shall be considered one and
the same agreement.
8. Effect of Headings. The Section headings herein are for convenience only and shall not affect
the construction thereof.
9. Conflict with the Trust Indenture Act. If any provision of this Supplemental Indenture
limits, qualifies or conflicts with any provision of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 (the TIA) that is required under the TIA to be part of and govern any provision of this Supplemental Indenture, the provision of the TIA shall
control. If any provision of this Supplemental Indenture modifies or excludes any provision of the TIA that may be so modified or excluded, the provision of the TIA shall be deemed to apply to the Indenture as so modified or to be excluded by this
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Supplemental Indenture to be duly
executed as of the date first written above.
|The New Guarantor|
|PAETEC Escrow Corporation|
/s/ Mary K. OConnell
||Mary K. OConnell|
||Vice President and Secretary|
|PAETEC Holding Corp.|
/s/ Mary K. OConnell
||Mary K. OConnell|
||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
|The Bank of New York Mellon|
/s/ Thomas J. Provenzano
||Thomas J. Provenzano|