2011 April

Suddenlink Launches HBO GO and MAX GO

Suddenlink is now offering HBO’s new authenticated online video destinations, HBO GO® and MAX GO®. Customers who subscribe to HBO and/or Cinemax have free, unlimited access to the corresponding online services at any time, on any computer in the U.S. with a high-speed Internet connection.

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2011 LONE STAR AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED – TCA Given Partner Award!

WICT Greater Texas President, Aimee Doane had the pleasure of announcing the 2011 Lone Star Award honorees during the recent WICT Greater Texas “Meet the Operator” event, held at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio. The evening was generously sponsored by CTAM, HBO and NBC Universal. These amazing cable industry leaders will be honored at the 4th Annual Lone Star Awards celebration, to take place July 13, 2011 at the Westin Stonebriar Resort in Dallas.

Comcast High-Speed Internet Reaches 40 Million Homes

On Thursday, Comcast announced they have reached a milestone with their Extreme 105 high-speed Internet which is now being offered to 40 million homes nationwide. The Extreme 105 Mbps service offers up to 10 Mbps upload speeds as well as a wireless home networking gateway that turns an entire house into its own WiFi hotspot. Made possible through DOCSIS 3.0 technology, the Extreme 105 internet service allows Comcast customers to download and surf the Web faster than ever before. “We’re powering the digital home of the future, where entire families using multiple devices can take advantage of high-bandwidth applications simultaneously ensuring they each have a great online experience,” commented Cathy Avgiris, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Communications and Data Services.

Time Warner Cable Kicks Off Soccer Mania in April on the Texas Channel

Sports fans across Texas can now catch the best soccer action in April from across the Lone Star State on Time Warner Cable’s Texas Channel. The UIL Boys and Girls Soccer State Championships will kick off on April 16, followed by Super Group matches from this year’s Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup Soccer Tournament April 17-24.

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