Tag: Altice

  • Altice Launches 4K Streaming Device for Broadband Only Customers

    Altice Launches 4K Streaming Device for Broadband Only Customers

    Altice USA announced today the launch of the Optimum Stream and Suddenlink Stream, a 4K streaming device designed for Altice’s broadband-only customers. The device is powered by Android TV, allowing customers to find and subscribe to streaming services through Google Play. The device also includes a remote with Google Assistant. “As more consumers turn to […]

  • Altice Makes an Offer to Buy Atlantic Broadband

    Altice Makes an Offer to Buy Atlantic Broadband

    Altice USA Inc. announced that It has made an offer to Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc. to acquire Cogeco, making Altice the owner of Atlantic Broadband. If the offer goes through, Altice would sell he Canadian assets of Cogeco to Rogers Communications, Inc. Atlantic Broadband is currently the 9th largest cable operator in the […]

  • Altice Lost 35,000 Video Subscribers in Q2 2020

    Altice Lost 35,000 Video Subscribers in Q2 2020

    Altice lost 35,000 pay TV subscribers in quarter 2 of 2020, the company reported today. Like other cable providers, Altice pointed to coronavirus as the main driver of subscriber losses. Dexter Goei, Altice USA Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am very proud of the Altice USA team for delivering such an exceptional quarter while navigating […]

  • Altice Acquires Service Electric Cable of New Jersey to Expand Broadband Network

    Altice Acquires Service Electric Cable of New Jersey to Expand Broadband Network

    Altice US is growing its footprint in the broadband world with the purchase of Service Electric Cable of New Jersey. The deal was first announced in February and was completed today in a $150 million buyout deal. Service Electric customers now see this message on their internet provider’s website: Service Electric Broadband Cable has joined […]

  • HBO Max Announces Distribution Deals with Verizon, Samsung, Xbox & More

    HBO Max Announces Distribution Deals with Verizon, Samsung, Xbox & More

    AT&T’s Warner Media announced today a new lineup of distribution partners for HBO Max, which will be available May 27. The newly announced distribution partners include Altice USA, Cox Communications, Microsoft, National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), Samsung, Sony Interactive Entertainment, and Verizon. “The launch of HBO Max is an important milestone for our company, and […]

  • Comcast Forecasted to Lose 1.67M Pay TV Subscribers in 2020

    Comcast Forecasted to Lose 1.67M Pay TV Subscribers in 2020

     With many spending more time at home during the coronavirus pandemic, both streaming services and pay TV services have reported an increase in viewing times. For pay TV operators, the increase could just be a temporary slow down of subscriber losses. With unemployment rates rising and a potential recession on the way, families will be […]

  • The Free News Service Haystack TV Just Added i24 News, Expanding Its International Coverage

    The Free News Service Haystack TV Just Added i24 News, Expanding Its International Coverage

    Haystack TV, the free local and world news streaming service, announced the launch of its newest network, i24 News. According to a press release, i24 will cover global and domestic news, including its trademark in-depth international and Middle Eastern news coverage. It will also feature a variety of fast-paced non-partisan national news. i24NEWS is the […]

  • Spectrum, Altice, & Cable One Have an Internet Monopoly in Over Half of Their Markets

    Spectrum, Altice, & Cable One Have an Internet Monopoly in Over Half of Their Markets

    Over the last few years, we have seen a growing number of services try to launch high-speed Internet options to compete with traditional cable and DSL Internet. The hope has been to offer true competition for home Internet. Now according to a report from Grounded Reason, we get an idea of why more competition is […]

  • The Cable Company Altice Completes its Purchase of The Cord Cutting Service Cheddar

    The Cable Company Altice Completes its Purchase of The Cord Cutting Service Cheddar

    Cheddar has promoted itself as “the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company.” Back in May 2019, it was announced that Cheddar was going to be purchased by the cable company Altice for $200 million. Yesterday that sale was completed with Altice now owning Cheddar. “Cheddar has demonstrated an innovative approach to live news while […]