Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With SuddenlinkBy: Chris Crum - May 6, 2014
Netflix has reportedly signed a deal with Suddenlink Communications, a cable provider serving areas in California, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina.
It serves about 1.2 million subscribers.
As with other deals Netflix has made with cable providers, Netflix will get its app on the provider’s TiVo boxes.
Variety shares a statement from Suddenlink CEO Jerry Kent:
“This agreement is a great example of how the cable industry can work with Internet content providers on innovative solutions that benefit consumers. Importantly, we will be delivering Netflix to our customers with the superior quality of high-speed Internet connections that tend to be the fastest and highest-ranked in the communities we serve.”
Suddenlink is number 20 on Netflix’s ISP Speed Index:
Netflix launched on TiVo boxes from three other U.S. providers last week.
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