Suddenlink Launches 50-Meg Internet Service in Athens

| July 16, 2013 | |

Service Will Be the Fastest Available in the Community 

ATHENS, Texas (July 16, 2013) – Suddenlink today announced it has begun offering its new High-Speed Internet 50.0 service in Athens, featuring a download speed up to 50 Megabits per second (Mbps), the fastest residential Internet service in the community.

High-Speed Internet 50.0 is enabled by Suddenlink’s deployment of industry leading technology called DOCSIS 3.0.  Suddenlink believes it is the only Internet service provider using this technology in its local service area. The new Internet service will add another choice to Suddenlink’s three existing services – Suddenlink High-Speed Internet 3.0, 15.0 and 30.0.

All Suddenlink High-Speed Internet services include up to 10 e-mail addresses, access to e-mail via WebMail, personal WebSpace and Spam Blocker.  All Internet customers receive ESPN3 at no extra charge.  Suddenlink also offers wireless home networking, called [email protected], 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 ( and entering an address and zip code; by visiting the Suddenlink store at 518 E. Corsicana in Athens; or by calling toll-free 1-888-822-5151.

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Suddenlink ( is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of approximately 1.4 million residential and commercial customers in Arkansas, Kansas, 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.

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