Press Releases – Members

Charter Names Rhonda Crichlow Chief Diversity Officer

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Rhonda Crichlow has agreed to join the Company as Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer. In this newly created position, Crichlow will be responsible for the overall strategic development and implementation of Charter’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. Crichlow will report to David Ellen, Senior Executive Vice President and will be based out of Charter’s corporate headquarters in Stamford, CT.

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COMCAST AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATE TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Today, Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative took an historic step to close the digital divide in America. Now, public housing and HUD-assisted residents living in Comcast’s service area are eligible to apply for Internet Essentials, the company’s acclaimed, high-speed internet adoption program for low-income families. Including homes covered by Comcast’s pilot public housing expansion announced in March, an estimated total of up to 2 million HUD-assisted homes, including Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, and Multifamily programs, will now have access to low-cost internet service.

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Amarillo Officials, Suddenlink to Announce Next Generation Internet Services

Amarillo city officials and Suddenlink will host a news conference at 2 p.m. Wednesday June 29 in the City Council Chambers to discuss an advancement in internet service offerings for the area. Confirmed participants include: Amarillo Mayor Paul Harpole, Chamber of Commerce President Gary Molberg, and Suddenlink Vice President of Operations Brian Borthwick, along with other city officials and civic leaders.

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San Angelo Becomes a Gig City

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.

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Comcast Opens Xfinity Wifi Hotspots to Aid Residents and Emergency Personnel during Houston Flood Recovery

Comcast Opens Xfinity Wifi Hotspots to Aid Residents and Emergency Personnel during Houston Flood Recovery

More than 24,000 XFINITY WiFi Hotspots available throughout the Greater Houston area 

HOUSTON, TX – April 19, 2016 – Comcast today announced that it will open up its XFINITY WiFi hotspots throughout the Greater Houston area to anyone who needs them – including non-Comcast customers – to help residents and emergency personnel during the Houston flood recovery.

Non-XFINITY Internet customers should search for the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available networks and follow the on-screen prompts.

Comcast has opened its WiFi hotspots and users will be able to renew their complimentary sessions every two hours.

For a map of XFINITY WiFi hotspots, which are located both indoors and outdoors please visit www.xfinity.com/wifi or download the XFINITY WiFi app from the iTunes App store or Google Play.

For more information, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi

About Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.

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Amarillo, Canyon, Tulia, Clovis Get More HD TV Channels

Contact:
Gene Regan
gene.regan@suddenlink.com
314-315-6485

Amarillo, Canyon, Tulia, Clovis Get More HD TV Channels

Suddenlink Completes Move to All-Digital TV Lineup

AMARILLO, Texas (April 12, 2016) – Suddenlink announced today it has completed an upgrade to an all-digital TV lineup and added nearly 70 new channels to its lineup, including more than 25 new high-definition (HD) channels, in Amarillo, Canyon and Tulia, Texas, and Clovis, N.M.. Digital TV offers superior picture and sound quality.

The conversion process began earlier this year. Customers were notified directly as changes took place.

Among the new HD channels are: English Premier League Extra Time HD, C-SPAN HD, QVC HD, Home Shopping Network HD, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries HD, WEtv HD, Great American Country HD, Discovery Family Channel HD, Smithsonian Channel HD, TV One HD, BYUtv HD, Fuse HD, Pac-12 Network HD, IFC HD, Sundance TV HD, HBO Signature HD, Cinemax HD, Showtime 2 HD, Showtime Showcase HD, Starz Kids & Family HD, Starz Cinema  HD and HBO Latino HD.

More information about the new channel lineup is available by visiting http://www.suddenlink.com/television/lineupsearch and entering a zip code; by visiting Suddenlink’s local customer care offices at 5800 W. 45th Ave. in Amarillo, 1205 23rd St., Suite 1, in Canyon on Tuesday or Thursday, 125 E. Broadway Ave. in Tulia, or 1106 Main St. in Clovis; or by calling toll-free 1-866-269-4386.

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Suddenlink (suddenlink.com) is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of more than 1.5 million residential and 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.

San Angelo Gets More HD TV Channels

Contact:
Monica Kincer, 325-212-2196, monica.kincer@suddenlink.com
Skip Ogle, 903-245-3699, skip.ogle@suddenlink.com

San Angelo Gets More HD TV Channels

Suddenlink Completes Move to All-Digital TV Lineup

SAN ANGELO, Texas (April 5, 2016) – Suddenlink announced today it has completed an upgrade to an all-digital TV lineup and added more channels in San Angelo. Digital TV offers superior picture and sound quality.

The conversion process began earlier this year.  Customers were notified directly as changes took place. In the process, Suddenlink added a host of new high-definition (HD) channels to its lineup.

New HD channels include: Angelo State HD, Local Government HD, English Premier League Extra Time HD, C-SPAN HD, QVC HD, Home Shopping Network HD, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries HD, WEtv HD, Great American Country HD, Discovery Family Channel HD, Destination America HD, The Science Channel HD, Smithsonian Channel HD, TV One HD, BYUtv HD, Fuse HD, Pac-12 Network HD, IFC HD, Sundance TV HD, HBO Signature HD, Cinemax HD, Showtime 2 HD, Showtime Showcase HD, Starz Kids & Family HD and Starz Cinema  HD.

Depending on the type of service a customer was receiving from Suddenlink, customers needed to install HD digital adapters – also known as HD DigitaLinks – which enabled them to receive the all-digital channel lineup. Customers with TV sets that had Suddenlink HD DVRs, HD Digital receivers, TiVo HD DVRs or Suddenlink Cable Cards did not need HD DigitaLinks.

For customers who still need to pick up a digital adapter, they will be available at the following times and locations: April 5 and 6, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., at the Suddenlink Retail Center, 4272 W. Houston Harte Expressway, and at the Farmers Market Pavilion, 609 S. Oakes St.

More information about the new channel lineup is available by visiting www.suddenlink.com/san-angelo; by visiting Suddenlink’s local customer care office at 4272 W. Houston Harte Expressway; or by calling 325-655-8911.

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Suddenlink (suddenlink.com) is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of more than 1.5 million residential and 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kemp-Carver Elementary School Celebrates Take a Veteran to School Day

City of Bryan officials, Brazos County Commissioners and other guests will join students and faculty members in honoring hometown heroes at a Take a Veteran to School Day program at Kemp-Carver Elementary School, Thursday, Nov. 12. The program will feature patriotic musical performances by the students and a slideshow recognizing staff members and students’ family members who serve or have served in the U.S. Military. The Take a Veteran to School Day project is part of a national initiative by the History Channel and Suddenlink, which provides cable services in Bryan-College Station.

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Keller ISD Students join with Charter, HISTORY to Honor Veterans

Charter Communications, Inc., (NASDAQ: CHTR), HISTORY and the students of Keller Middle School will show appreciation for local veterans with a “Take a Veteran to School Day” event featuring an appearance from State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione and keynote address from Sgt. Joe Washam, a U.S. Army veteran and 1998 graduate of Keller High School.

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