NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Thursday, Spectrum announced the launch of Spectrum Internet® and the full suite of Spectrum services for residential customers and small business clients in Brule, following the completion of a $442,000 network upgrade. As part of Nebraska’s Remote Access Rural Broadband Grant initiative, Spectrum was awarded $141,000 in funds to expand services to 186 homes in Brule.
Spectrum’s high-bandwidth, low-latency network means local residents now have access to gigabit connections with Spectrum Internet, which includes starting internet speeds of 100 Mbps with no modem fees, data caps or contracts. Spectrum Internet Ultra, which features download speeds up to 400 Mbps, is also available to residential customers. For small and medium-sized businesses, Spectrum Business® offers gigabit connections, with starting speeds of 200 Mbps and a 600 Mbps option.
“We have a consistent track record of investing in our network to provide high-value broadband, TV, mobile and voice services,” said John Sullivan, Area Vice President of Field Operations. “We are now delivering superior connectivity to residents and businesses in Brule at highly competitive prices, backed by an organization committed to craftsmanship and service.”
The new Spectrum TV® brings extensive programming lineups to the area, with more than 200 HD channels and a two-way, fully interactive network providing access to 85,000 movies and shows. Spectrum TV customers can also download the award-winning Spectrum TV App, which allows users to stream content across a growing number of platforms, including iOS and Android phones and tablets, Xbox, Kindle Fire, Samsung Smart TVs, Apple TV 4K, Google Chromecast and PCs. Spectrum TV customers also have exclusive access to Spectrum Originals, a premier destination for premium original series, available on-demand and ad-free.
Spectrum Mobile™ is available exclusively to Spectrum Internet customers. Combining the fastest overall speeds* with the best devices and a choice of Unlimited or By the Gig data plans, Spectrum Mobile provides customers the highest-quality experience at great value, including access to nationwide 5G. Customers can bring their own phone or choose from among the latest mobile devices and accessories.
Home phone service through Spectrum Voice® provides unlimited calling in the U.S, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico; up to 28 popular calling features, including Call Guard, which helps block unwanted robocalls; and no added phone taxes or fees. Consumers can learn more about Spectrum services at www.spectrum.com.
“Spectrum’s commitment to bring its advanced network and high-speed broadband service to residents in Brule is to be commended,” said Alan Bahnsen, mayor of Brule. “We are extremely pleased with having faster speeds, plus a reliable and fast internet connection to do essential everyday tasks from conducting business to education and entertainment.”
From 2018?2020, Charter Communications, Inc., which operates the Spectrum brand, extended its network to reach an additional 2.5 million homes and small businesses, about a third in rural areas. In 2020 alone, Charter extended its network to reach an additional 3,000 homes and small businesses in Nebraska.
* “Fastest Overall Speed” claim based on Nielsen Mobile Performance cellular and WiFi speed test results for Spectrum, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint mobile customers in Spectrum service area from1/1/2020 to 9/26/2020.
Spectrum is a suite of advanced communications services offered by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than31 million customers in 41 states. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.