Multi-Platform Coverage of Olympics Offered

2016_olympics_MarqueeAltice USA is offering multi-platform content of NBCUniversal’s coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics beginning today, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 21.  Altice USA’s Suddenlink, and in the New York area Optimum TV customers, will have access to NBCUniversal’s unprecedented 6,755 hours of Olympic programming, including coverage of all competition sessions, on-demand.

In addition to enjoying extensive coverage on the networks of NBCUniversal, including NBC, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC, USA Network, Telemundo, NBC Universo, and two linear sport-specific specialty channels, customers can stay connected to the Rio Olympics wherever they go via NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, America’s premier Olympic digital destinations. Like no other event to date, the Olympic Games have been, and continue to be, a driver of significant TV Everywhere engagement.

The following multi-platform offerings from NBCUniversal will allow Altice USA’s Suddenlink and Optimum TV customers to watch and be a part of the 2016 Olympic Games through their televisions, personal computers, mobile and tablet apps, and connected TVs.

NBCUniversal’s Olympics Experience Available to Altice USA’s Suddenlink and Optimum Customers Includes:

  • Linear Networks: NBC Olympics is utilizing nine NBCUniversal broadcast and cable networks to present the Games: NBC, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC, USA Network, and Spanish-language networks Telemundo and NBCUniverso. It is also providing Altice USA with two specialty channels – one for basketball and one for soccer – for 11 linear networks of Olympic coverage in all.
  • NBCOlympics.com & the NBC Sports app: Olympic live streaming content is available at NBCOlympics.com for PCs and via the NBC Sports app for mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs verified customers who subscribe to a package that includes the  USA Network and who log-in to the site or app.
  • NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will once again feature live streaming coverage of all Olympic competition, plus event rewinds and extensive video highlights. Altice USA’s Suddenlink and Optimum TV customers can easily verify their subscriptions and watch Olympic coverage live online at no additional charge. Additionally, Suddenlink TV customers can access the Suddenlink2GO app and Optimum TV customers can access the Optimum App to watch Olympic content.
  •  Altice USA’s Suddenlink and Optimum and TV customers should follow the TV Everywhere verification process to access Olympic programming via NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app:
  1. Go to NBCOlympics.com or the NBC Sports app.
  2. Choose the event or content you’re interested in watching and select the “Verify  Now” button to begin the sign in process.
  3. Select your cable, satellite or telco provider. Suddenlink or Optimum.
  4. Enter the username and password that corresponds with your account.
  5. Upon verification of your subscription, you will be signed in throughout the Games on that device.

At the start of the Olympics, Altice USA’s Suddenlink and Optimum customers will be verified automatically when visiting NBCOlympics.com or using the NBC Sports app within their home. Altice USA is employing In-Home Auto-Verification, which recognizes IP addresses and cross-references those addresses with subscriber accounts to automatically verify video subscriptions.

  • NBC Olympics: Rio News & Results app: The NBC Olympics: Rio News & Results app will include short-form highlights, schedules, results, columns and more and will also link to the NBC Sports app, which provides comprehensive live streaming coverage of the Games.
  • On Demand: NBCUniversal is making Olympic highlights and select full-event rewinds available via Suddenlink and Optimum’s Video-On-Demand service.
  • Pre-Games: Beginning last month and continuing through the Olympic Games, viewers can access more than 200 pre-Games clips in HD via set-top box, including select highlights from the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
  • In-Games: As a complement to the more than 2,000 hours of linear programming dedicated to the Rio Games, NBCUniversal will also offer original digital-only programing each day during the Games.
    • Beginning on Aug. 6, Gold Zone, an exclusive video channel on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, will offer more than 100 hours of whip-around coverage of the most popular live action from the Rio Games. The channel, which will stream from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. ET on most days, will allow verified Suddenlink and Optimum viewers to experience multiple events, as they happen.
    • In addition, NBCOlympics.com will present The Daily Dismount, a gymnastics post-game studio show which will feature highlights and analysis of each day’s gymnastics competitions.
    • Also during the Games, NBCUniversal will offer more than 800 highlight clips and 200 full-length event replays available within 24 hours of an event’s completion, all in HD, available via NBCOlympics.com, the NBC Sports app and MVPD set-top box.

‘Memorial Day’ Collection Now On Demand

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Celebrate Memorial Day with the latest collection on Suddenlink On Demand. The lineup features more than a dozen classic and contemporary films, including “Saving Private Ryan,” “Independence Day,” “The Monuments Men,” and “Zero Dark Thirty.” This collection will be available through June 1.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. To view the collection, go to “Movies & Events,” “Special Features,” “Memorial Day.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Four New Movies Available On Demand

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Comedic sequel “Zoolander 2,” action adventure “Risen,” historical drama “The Finest Hours,” and romantic comedy “How to Be Single” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson return to star in “Zoolander 2” as models who are lured to Rome, where they find themselves the target of a sinister conspiracy. Penelope Cruz also stars.

“Risen” is the epic Biblical story of the resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, and Peter Firth star.

Based on a true story, “The Finest Hours” depicts the Coast Guard’s daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod. Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, and Ben Foster star.

In “How to Be Single,” a group of friends needs to learn to function in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love. Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, and Leslie Mann star.

To view trailers for these and other films, visit Suddenlink on YouTube.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Five New Movies Available On Demand

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Comedic sequel “Kindergarten Cop 2,” horror mystery “The Witch,” comedy “Dirty Grandpa,” fantasy romance “The Mermaid (Mei Ren Yu),” and animated film “Izzie’s Way Home” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

In “Kindergarten Cop 2,” an FBI agent goes undercover as a teacher in a liberal school, where he clashes with the politically correct environment. Dolph Lundgren, Fiona Vroom, and Darla Taylor star.

“The Witch” tells the intimate and riveting story of one 1630 New England family’s frightful unraveling due to witchcraft, black magic, and possession. Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, and Kate Dickie star.

Robert De Niro and Zac Efron star in “Dirty Grandpa” as an uptight teen and foul-mouthed granddad who share a wild road trip. Zoey Deutch also stars.

“The Mermaid (Mei Ren Yu)” follows an estate project involving the reclamation of the sea, that threatens the livelihood of a group of mermaids who rely on the area to survive. Chao Deng, Yun Lin, and Show Luo star.

In “Izzie’s Way Home” a group of misfit sea creatures learn to brave the perils of the deep, and to be true to themselves. Joey Fatone, Dawn Richard, and Tori Spelling lend their voice talents.

To view trailers for these and other films, visit Suddenlink on YouTube.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

New ‘Kids Club’ Collection Now On Demand

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There’s still time to enjoy the latest kids’ collection on Suddenlink On Demand. The lineup features over a dozen films, including “Alice in Wonderland (2010),” “Lego Scooby Doo: Haunted Hollywood,” “Garfield: The Movie,” “The Wizard of Oz,” and more.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. To view the collection, go to “Movies & Events,” “Special Features,” “Kids Club.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Four New Movies Available On Demand

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Action comedy “Deadpool,” horror thriller “The Boy (2016),” documentary “Where to Invade Next,” and drama “Mustang” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Ryan Reynolds stars in “Deadpool” as a former Special Forces operative who is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers. Morena Baccarin and T.J. Miller also star.

In “The Boy,” a nanny faces her worst nightmare after she discovers that a family’s son is a life-sized doll that might actually be alive. Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, and James Russell star.

From Academy Award-winning director Michael Moore, “Where to Invade Next” takes a proactive and hilarious look at what America can learn from other nations. The documentary features Michael Moore, Krista Kiuru, and Tim Walker.

“Mustang” follows five orphan girls who are forced into arranged marriages after their conservative guardians find them innocently playing with boys on a beach.  Günes Sensoy, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, and Tugba Sunguroglu star.

To view trailers for these and other films, visit Suddenlink on YouTube.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Four New Movies Available On Demand

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Action adventure “The 5th Wave,” biographical comedy “Joy,” romantic drama “The Choice,” and dramatic thriller “Remember” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Based on the best-selling novel, “The 5th Wave” follows a young girl fighting to survive in a world decimated by five attacks from an alien invasion. Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk, and Gabriela Lopez star.

Jennifer Lawrence stars in “Joy,” the story of a woman who rose to become the founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper also star.

From author Nicholas Sparks, “The Choice” is a heart-lifting romance about how far people can go to keep the hope of love alive. Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, and Alexandra Daddario star.

In “Remember,” an elderly man searches for the person responsible for the death of his family, with the help of an Auschwitz survivor and hand-written letter. Christopher Plummer, Dean Norris, and Martin Landau star.

To view trailers for these and other films, visit Suddenlink on YouTube.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Movies for Moms Now On Demand

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Treat the mothers in your life to a movie night with the latest collection on Suddenlink On Demand. The lineup features over a dozen favorite films, including “Mama Mia!,” “The First Wives Club,” “The Devil Wears Prada,” “Pretty Woman” and “The Lady in the Van.” These will be available through May 10.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. To view the collection, go to “Movies & Events,” “Special Features,” “Movies for Moms.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is On Demand

Adventure fantasy “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

The next installment of the popular “Star Wars” franchise features a new threat to the galaxy. A ragtag group of new heroes must join the infamous Han Solo and Chewbacca to fight to restore peace. Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac join returning stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher to lead the film.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Watch Canelo vs. Khan Live on PPV

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Two of boxing’s biggest superstars will collide when Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez makes his first title defense against former two-time world champion Amir Khan. The fight will be available live Saturday, May 7, at 8 p.m. CT on pay-per-view (PPV) from Suddenlink.

This event is available only to residential, non-commercial customers, at a price of $59.99 ($69.99 in high-definition format where available), which excludes taxes, fees, and equipment charges. The event requires a digital set-top box (receiver) and is available only in areas where Suddenlink offers PPV. Other restrictions may apply. Residential orders can be placed using a digital remote or by calling 877-694-9474 for more information.

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Please note that Suddenlink video-on-demand (VOD) and pay-per-view (PPV) are distinct services. Where VOD service is available, Suddenlink customers with digital receivers can find the VOD menu by tuning to Channel 1. In contrast, where PPV service is available, customers should be able to locate the PPV menu through their digital receiver’s interactive channel guide. Alternatively, if customers have trouble locating the PPV menu through the channel guide, they should be able to find it on one of the following channels, depending on where they receive service: 301, 500, 501, 621, 801, 811, 821 or 871.