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ALTICE USA PARTNERS WITH THE CITY OF YONKERS AND YONKERS PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF LOW-COST BROADBAND SERVICE

Post Date:03/16/2017 5:23 PM

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ALTICE USA PARTNERS WITH THE CITY OF YONKERS AND YONKERS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

TO RAISE AWARENESS OF LOW-COST BROADBAND SERVICE

Partnership Announced Today at Yonkers Montessori Academy with Mayor Mike Spano and Superintendent Edwin Quezada;

Event Included Student Presentations on the Importance of the Internet in Education

(New York, March 13, 2017) – Altice USA today announced that it has partnered with the City of Yonkers and Yonkers Public Schools to raise awareness of its low-cost Optimum broadband service, which provides eligible families and seniors in the tri-state area with access to fast, high-quality internet connectivity at an affordable low price. The partnership was introduced during an event at the Yonkers Montessori Academy during which students presented on the importance of the internet to an audience that included Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, the Superintendent of Yonkers Public Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada and Board of Education President Rev. Steve Lopez. Altice USA is a leading telecommunications company that provides Optimum TV, phone and internet services in the New York metro area.

In addition to the student presentation, the event featured remarks from Mayor Spano and Superintendent Quezada.

“Internet access is essential in today’s digital world, and we are pleased to partner with Altice USA to ensure that Yonkers residents are aware of its low-cost Optimum broadband offering,” said Mayor Spano. “We look forward to this partnership helping to bring high-speed internet service into more homes throughout Yonkers.” 

“The internet is a crucial resource for our students, in the classroom and beyond, and we applaud Altice USA for introducing an affordable new broadband product in Yonkers,” said Superintendent Quezada. “We appreciate the company’s efforts to draw attention to this service and for providing our students with the opportunity to speak to their local leaders about the significance of the internet in achieving success.”

“Altice USA is committed to serving our local communities with the products and services that connect people to the things that matter most,” said Lee Schroeder, SVP, Government & Public Affairs at Altice USA “We are glad to enable those connections for more families with our low-cost Optimum broadband solution and are pleased to partner with Mayor Mike Spano and the City of Yonkers, as well as Yonkers Public Schools, to raise awareness of this service.” 

Altice USA is partnering with many communities and organizations across the tri-state area to promote its low-cost broadband service. Those interested in the service are encouraged to visit the dedicated ‘Economy Internet’ website at OptimumConnects.com or call (844) 358-3147 for more details.  

‘Economy Internet’ Details:

 Benefits

  • Broadband speeds of up to 30 Mbps downstream
  • In-home WiFi via smart router at no extra cost as well as free modem
  • Connectivity outside the home with access to Optimum WiFi, the nation’s densest WiFi network of more than 1.5 million hotspots across the tri-state area
  • Optimum email service with up to 3 accounts
  • Internet Protection by McAfee
  • No data caps

 Offer & Eligibility

  • $14.99 per month with no annual contract and no additional taxes or fees
  • Available to families who have at least one child that qualifies for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and senior citizens who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

 About Altice USA

Altice USA, a subsidiary of Altice Group (Euronext: ATC, ATCB), is the fourth largest cable operator in the United States, delivering residential and business services to 4.6 million customers across 20 states. Providing high-quality products that keep customers connected, Altice USA (through its Optimum, Lightpath and Suddenlink brands) offers digital cable television, high-speed Internet, voice, WiFi and advertising services. To meet our customers’ content and information needs, the company through News 12 also offers hyper-local news and programming created specifically for the communities we serve. For more information, visit www.alticeusa.com.

 

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