Two Suddenlink Initiatives Win Beacon Awards

Suddenlink’s Do Your Part, Drop by Drop water conservation program in Midland, Texas, and the YMCA-Suddenlink Corporate Cup Challenge fitness and fundraising event in Amarillo, Texas, have earned 2013 Beacon Awards.  The Beacons honor excellence in cable communications and public affairs.

Our Midland team’s program won in the Community Relations category for like-sized cable systems. The Amarillo team was named best in the Events and Observances category for like-sized cable systems.

Beacon Awards are presented by the Association of Cable Communicators (ACC). Winners were honored at the ACC’s annual conference this week in New York City.

MAX 107.0 Rolled Out in Midland, Texas

Today residential customers in Midland, Texas, can receive Suddenlink’s High Speed Internet MAX 107.0 service, which features a download speed up to 107 megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed up to 5 Mbps. The download speed is the fastest residential service in Midland and among the fastest in the country offered by a major Internet service provider.

The Midland area is the latest Suddenlink community to receive this service, which was first launched in the Georgetown, Pflugerville and Leander, Texas, area. Since then, MAX 107.0 has been rolled out in Tyler, Whitehouse, Amarillo, Tulia, Lubbock, Post, Shallowater and Wolfforth, Texas, and in Gallia, Meigs (Ohio), Mason and Jackson (West Virginia) counties.

The launch in Midland is part of the Suddenlink’s ongoing investment program, Project Imagine.

We will continue to announce launches of new and enhanced services as they are confirmed.

Buyer Beware

The CBS affiliate in Midland, Texas, recently aired a report about some local TV viewers’ displeasure with not getting certain local channels on DirecTV — and apparently not being told the truth about the lack of those channels when they asked. You can watch the report at the station’s Web site (look in the right column) — or on YouTube:


This issue may not be unique to West Texas. As the saying goes: “Buyer beware.”

NOTE: To help avoid such confusion, Suddenlink publishes its local channel line-ups online. Go to our main site, enter your zip code, then look for the option, “See your channel line-up,” and press the “Go” button.