Suddenlink Communications is the latest cable operator to report positive basic video subscriber growth in the first quarter, adding 2,400 customers in the period. Suddenlink, which has about 1.4 million subscribers in about 10 states, is the latest cable operator to report basic video gains – late last month Comcast reported a gain of 24,000 video customers in the first quarter and Charter Communications said it added about 18,000 basic video subscribers in the period.
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Time Warner Cable News Austin (TWC News Austin) today announced the launch of its Time Warner Cable “Fave” Scholar Athlete Contest, which takes place now through May 11, 2014 on www.Austin.TWCNews.com. The contest is an extension of Time Warner Cable’s “Scholar Athlete” program that took place in March. The program recognized selected high school student athletes with $1,000 scholarships and other honors. In this new contest, all scholar athlete scholarship recipients compete for the title of “Fave” Scholar Athlete with the winning contestant receiving an additional $1,000 scholarship as well as a $5,000 donation to their high school for use toward academic or athletic programs. In addition, the “Fave” Scholar Athlete’s school will receive a pep rally on or by May 21, 2014.
Suddenlink today announced that it has launched its Suddenlink2GO mobile app. Using Synacor technology, the app allows customers to watch live TV networks and on-demand TV shows on an iOS tablet anywhere at home or on the go. The app is available to download free of charge at the Apple iTunes App Store.
Service Is the Fastest Available in These Communities
MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas (April 7, 2014) – Suddenlink announced that it has started offering residential customers in Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon, Pittsburg and Winfield its High-Speed Internet MAX 107.0 service, featuring a download speed up to 107 Megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed up to 5 Mbps. MAX 107.0 is the fastest residential Internet service in these communities.
High-Speed Internet MAX 107.0 is enabled by Suddenlink’s deployment of industry leading technology called DOCSIS 3.0. The new Internet service will add another choice to Suddenlink’s four existing services in these areas – Suddenlink High-Speed Internet 3.0, 15.0, 30.0 and 50.0.
All Suddenlink High-Speed Internet services include up to 10 e-mail addresses, access to e-mail via WebMail, personal WebSpace and Spam Blocker. Suddenlink also offers wireless home networking called WiFi@Home, with enough power to connect all customer devices to Suddenlink High-Speed Internet. Technical support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
More information about local Suddenlink services is available by going to the company’s website (www.suddenlink.com) and entering an address and zip code; by visiting Suddenlink’s local customer care office at 1506 Shadywood Lane in Mount Pleasant; or by calling toll-free 1-888-822-5151.
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Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) is doubling Internet speeds from 30 Mbps to 60 Mbps for customers in Fort Worth and more than 40 surrounding communities where available at no additional cost with the launch of its new Charter Spectrum suite of TV, Internet and voice services.
Suddenlink announced that it has started offering residential customers in Henderson its High-Speed Internet MAX 107.0 service, featuring a download speed up to 107 Megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed up to 5 Mbps. MAX 107.0 is the fastest residential Internet service in the community.
Suddenlink announced that it has started offering residential customers in Gladewater its High-Speed Internet MAX 107.0 service, featuring a download speed up to 107 Megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed up to 5 Mbps. MAX 107.0 is the fastest residential Internet service in the community.
Visitors to Austin will have access to more than 1,500 TWC WiFi® hotspots free of charge when they visit the Lone Star State’s capital the next few days. Time Warner Cable through its advertising sales division, Time Warner Cable Media, is opening up access to the hotspots for non-customers March 7 through March 12, 2014.
Time Warner Cable customers will soon receive incredibly faster Internet speeds across the company’s entire Austin service area. The fastest offering, Ultimate, will deliver download speeds up to 300 Megabits per second — more than six times faster than the current top speed of 50 Mbps. Five of its six Internet plans will feature significantly faster download and upload speeds.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) today announced that their Boards of Directors have approved a definitive agreement for Time Warner Cable to merge with Comcast. The agreement is a friendly, stock-for-stock transaction in which Comcast will acquire 100 percent of Time Warner Cable’s 284.9 million shares outstanding for shares of CMCSA amounting to approximately $45.2 billion in equity value.