Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS) has announced the launch of its Altice Gigabit fiber symmetrical Internet service over its new fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network, now available to residential customers in select areas of Long Island, the company said.
The Altice Gigabit fiber service is the most advanced residential fiber offering in the nation, delivered across Altice USA´s new FTTH network that was built and designed with Altice Labs´ latest optical fiber technology, and bringing services into the home via the company´s new sleek and compact fiber Gateway, the first all-in-one integrated giga-optics router and smart WiFi device offered by an MSO in the United States.
Altice Gigabit fiber service provides an unmatchable experience to support the most data-intensive activities, from streaming 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) and high-definition (HD) video on multiple devices, enjoying a multi-player gaming experience like never before, video chatting, streaming music, high-quality virtual- and augmented-reality experiences, and downloading large files simultaneously on dozens of devices at once.
The Gateway´s smart WiFi capabilities optimizes traffic on the home WiFi network to enable a superior experience, with simultaneous dual-band WiFi that automatically switches frequencies based on the bandwidth and range needs of the device in use, WiFi extenders available to create a mesh network for increased coverage, and the ability to manage the home WiFi experience via an intuitive app.
Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, Wi-Fi hotspot access, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million residential and business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.