Suddenlink Logs 1 Million High-Speed Internet Customers
ST. LOUIS (Dec. 20, 2012) – Suddenlink announced today
that it has achieved a new milestone, recording 1 million
high-speed Internet customers.
Mark Saenz from Midland, Texas, was also identified today as
customer number 1 million and was awarded an iPad and one
year of free services from Suddenlink.
Coincidentally, the 1-million milestone has been reached
shortly after the company completed work on its nationwide
capital investment program, Project Imagine, which involved
approximately $350 million of investments over three years,
above and beyond Suddenlink’s traditional capital spending
Through that program, Suddenlink introduced faster Internet
speeds and upgraded speeds of existing services. The faster
speeds were made possible by extending the reach of the
cable industry’s proprietary, cutting-edge, DOCSIS 3.0
technology from fewer than one-in-four to more than
nine-of-10 customers at project’s end.
During Project Imagine, Suddenlink introduced its High Speed
Internet MAX 107.0 service, with download speeds of up to
107 Megabits per second (Mbps). At the time of its
introduction in 2010, it was the fastest residential
high-speed Internet offering by a major provider in the
United States. Midland customers can choose services with
download speeds of up to 3, 15, 30, 50 and 107 Mbps.
Also during Project Imagine, Suddenlink more than tripled
the number of high-definition TV channels it offers,
expanded its video on demand service reach to more than 90
percent of its customers, increased Internet speeds, and
introduced all-digital TV lineups to a number of
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,
Missouri, 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..