Arkansas, Louisiana Communities Get MAX 107.0

Starting this week, residential customers in Batesville and Pocahontas, Ark., and Natchitoches, Ruston and Grambling, La., can get our High-Speed Internet MAX 107.0 service. MAX 107.0 features a download speed up to 107 megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed up to 5 Mbps, the fastest residential service in these communities.

MAX 107 service was first launched in the Georgetown, Pflugerville and Leander, Texas, area. Subsequently, MAX 107.0 was introduced in Tyler, Whitehouse, Amarillo, Tulia, Lubbock, Post, Shallowater, and Wolfforth, Texas, and in Gallia, Meigs (Ohio), Mason and Jackson (West Virginia) counties. Later, the service was rolled out in Midland, Texas, Bossier City (including Barksdale Air Force Base), Haughton, Lake Charles and Sulphur, La., Nixa and Ozark, Mo., Conroe and Lake Conroe, Texas, Bryan-College Station, Texas, in several West Virginia counties, including the majority of Boone, Cabell, Putnam and Kanawha counties, plus Jackson, Pleasants, Wetzel, Wirt, Washington and Wood counties, and in Rocky Mount, N.C.

Renovated Ruston, La., Store Opens

Ruston Mayor Dan Hollingsworth and Grambling Mayor Edward Jones joined Suddenlink executives and Chamber of Commerce officials for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at Suddenlink’s newly renovated Ruston, La., store.The store is outfitted with bright green and blue décor, providing a whole new experience for customers, with hands-on interactive displays demonstrating Suddenlink services. In addition, counters no longer separate Suddenlink salespeople from customers, allowing more personal interaction.Since last September, Suddenlink has unveiled new or renovated stores in Arkadelphia, Jonesboro, El Dorado, and Russellville, Ark.; Natchitoches, La.; Branson, Mo.; and Conroe, Texas.

Ruston, La., Gets TiVo Premiere DVR

Yesterday, Suddenlink launched the TiVo® Premiere DVR in Ruston, La.

TiVo Premiere combines Suddenlink’s service with TiVo’s best-in-class user interface to offer access to thousands of hours of entertainment choices, including content from Suddenlink’s video-on-demand library and the Web (e.g., YouTube videos), all accessible through TiVo’s advanced search and discovery features.

Suddenlink is the only multichannel TV service provider in the community to offer TiVo Premiere DVR. Since late last year, the device has been launched in the following markets: Amarillo, Andrews, Big Spring, Bryan-College Station, Canyon, Floydada, Georgetown, Huntsville, Lubbock, Midland, Plainview and Tulia, Texas, Clovis, N.M., Cabot, El Dorado, Magnolia and Mountain Home, Ark., Branson and Nixa, Mo., and Natchitoches, La.

Suddenlink plans to expand the availability of the device to additional markets this year.

Video on Demand Launched in Ruston, La.

Many new entertainment choices are available today for Suddenlink customers in Ruston, La., with the launch of Video on Demand (VOD) service.

Those customers with digital receivers can now access VOD services by going to Channel 1. There they will find thousands of viewing choices, many of them in high-definition (HD) format, including movies, sports, news, music and popular cable-network shows. More than a third of the Suddenlink VOD library is free. The rest is available for either a per-view charge or monthly subscription. Viewers can order titles via remote control at any time.

The rollout of VOD in Ruston is part of Project Imagine. Suddenlink will continue to announce launches of new and enhanced services in other communities as they are confirmed.