San Angelo Becomes a Gig City

| June 08, 2016 | |

Other Suddenlink Internet Speeds Have Been Increased at No Added Charge

SAN ANGELO, Texas (June 8, 2016) – Suddenlink announced today that it is now offering an internet service with an up to 1 Gigabit per second download speed in San Angelo.  Suddenlink also announced that it has increased certain other residential internet speeds at no additional cost to customers.

“Quality of life is the greatest defining asset of San Angelo,” said Mayor Dwain Morrison.  “Suddenlink’s introduction of 1 Gigabit internet service into every neighborhood in our city will make our beautiful city an even better place to live, work, prosper and raise our families.  Thank you Suddenlink for this cutting edge technology.”

“Today’s announcement is the next step in Operation GigaSpeed, the three-year, company-wide plan we announced in August of 2014,” said Suddenlink Vice President of Operations Jason Gebhart.  “In sharp contrast to companies like Google and AT&T, which are offering a Gigabit service only to a few neighborhoods in primarily urban markets, we’re making our service available in all of the neighborhoods and households we are able to serve throughout San Angelo.”

Gebhart added that local business owners also will have access to the new Gigabit service, along with customized services that Suddenlink has offered for many years and that are capable of multi-Gigabit speeds.

“Suddenlink’s 1 Gigabit service will now be a great new tool for the city and the Chamber to attract new businesses and to help our existing businesses compete,” said San Angelo Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Economic Development Michael Looney.  “This is a great contribution to our city from a valued Chamber member like Suddenlink.”

As part of Operation GigaSpeed, Suddenlink introduced a first phase of internet speed increases in San Angelo last year.  In addition to launching the 1Gigabit internet service today, residential high-speed internet customers with current download speeds up to 75 and 100 Megabits per second (Mbps) have been moved to services with download speeds up to 100 and 200 Mbps, respectively, at no added charge. Suddenlink’s standard residential internet download speeds in San Angelo are now up to 50, 100, and 200 Mbps, along with the new up to 1 Gig service.

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Contacts

Bucky Hasty, City of San Angelo, 325-657-4439, [email protected]

Monica Kincer, Suddenlink, 325-212-2196, [email protected]

Skip Ogle, Suddenlink, 903-245-3699, [email protected]