Suddenlink Plans $100 Million Texas Investment Program

| February 22, 2012 | |

TYLER, Texas (Feb. 22, 2012) – Suddenlink expects to invest more than $100 million this year in Texas, and by the end of the year will have invested approximately $600 million in the state since 2006.

Suddenlink is the third-largest company of its kind in Texas, offering cable TV, high-speed Internet, phone and other services.

“Our 2012 investments in Texas will help us further enhance the quantity, quality, and reliability of our video, phone, and Internet services,” said Todd Cruthird, Suddenlink Senior Vice President of Operations for east Texas.

In recent years, Suddenlink has rolled out increasingly faster Internet services, with download speeds up to 50 or 107 Megabits per second (Mbps) in many areas.  It also has expanded the availability of video on demand (VOD), [email protected], TV Caller ID, Suddenlink2GOTM (an online video service), TiVo® Premiere digital video recorders (DVRs), and a new home security service.

Suddenlink serves nearly a half-million households and more than 28,500 business customers in Texas.  Suddenlink’s cable systems in Amarillo, Lubbock, Abilene, Bryan-College Station, Midland, San Angelo, Georgetown, Tyler, Victoria, Conroe, Kingwood and Nacogdoches are its largest in the state.

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Suddenlink Communications (suddenlink.com) is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of approximately 1.4 million residential customers and thousands of commercial customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia and elsewhere. Suddenlink simplifies its customers’ lives through one call for support, one connection, and one bill for TV, Internet, phone and other services.