Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2011
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) announced today a significant addition to the Optimum Business Benefits program. The program delivers valuable, mission-critical business tools that can help small businesses run more smoothly, efficiently and cost-effectively. The new offer from Sprint (NYSE: S) provides discounted wireless services and equipment for qualified Optimum Business customers and their employees.
The Optimum Business Benefits program provides enhanced value for Optimum Business customers that subscribe to both Optimum Voice and Optimum Online. Sprint joins Cablevision’s existing alliance partners: ADP, CardWorks, Citrix Online, Digital Insurance, FedEx, Network Solutions and US Business Technology.
“In a recent survey of more than 500 small businesses in our area we found that they are often overwhelmed by selecting the right mobile service for their business,” said Stephanie Anderson, Vice President of Commercial Marketing for Cablevision. “We have formed a strategic alliance with Sprint to bring our Optimum small business customers a unique package to simplify the process of selecting a wireless service.”
The significant growth of mobile networks and smart devices has created geographically dispersed work forces that even the smallest of businesses need to accommodate. The Sprint offer provides simple, straight-forward service and packages that meet the needs of many Optimum Business customers across the New York Metropolitan area. For more details on the Sprint offer for Optimum Business Benefits members visit http://www.OptimumBusinessBenefits.com.
“Sprint is uniquely positioned to offer small businesses a world-class voice network, a reliable nationwide 3G network, and the first wireless 4G network from a national carrier with download speeds in the range of three to six megabits-per-second, and bursts of more than 10 megabits-per-second,” said Sprint Regional Vice President, Keith Dardis. “Our network can help small businesses take work on the go and achieve high levels of productivity virtually wherever their office might be at the moment. We are pleased to partner with Cablevision to make it even easier for small businesses to go mobile through the Optimum Business Benefits program.”
From their mobile devices, Optimum Business customers can also take advantage of Optimum WiFi, the nation’s largest and most advanced WiFi network, providing wireless Internet access across tens of tens of thousands of outdoor locations like parks, downtown areas and commuter rail platforms as well as more than 7,000 indoor locations across Cablevision’s service area at speeds of up to 15 megabits-per-second (Mbps) downstream and 4 Mbps upstream.
To enroll in the Optimum Business Benefits program, qualified Optimum Business customers can visit the Optimum Business Benefits website, http://www.OptimumBusinessBenefits.com, which includes a detailed landing page that explains the program, vendors and registration process. Members will be asked to input their Optimum ID and then will gain immediate access to the offers from the Optimum Business Benefits program.
Designed for small and medium or home-based sized businesses that require high-speed Internet and voice communications, Optimum Business provides bottom-line benefits like predictable flat rate pricing and highly reliable voice and data services. To learn more about Optimum Business, including features, benefits and more, please visit http://www.optimumbusiness.com.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading media and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations provide a full suite of advanced communications services that include iO TV® digital television, Optimum Online® high-speed Internet, and Optimum Voice® digital voice, all over state-of-the-art cable systems that pass nearly 6 million households and businesses across the New York tri-state area and throughout four Western states. Cablevision’s telecommunications properties also include its Optimum WiFi® wireless Internet, and its Optimum Lightpath® integrated business communications solutions. Cablevision serves the New York area with compelling local content through News 12 Networks, a local news leader; MSG Varsity, a suite of television and online services covering high school activities; and, Newsday Media Group, a business unit that includes Newsday, Long Island's leading daily newspaper, and amNewYork, the nation's most widely circulated free daily serving New York City. The company also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas throughout the New York tri-state area including the famed Ziegfeld Theatre, a frequent and historic venue for film premieres and events. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.
About Sprint Nextel
Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 52 million customers at the end of 2Q 2011 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at http://www.sprint.com or http://www.facebook.com/sprint and http://www.twitter.com/sprint.