news & awards: 2018

WOW!’S Rebuilt Network Nearly Complete In Panama City

Panama City, FL. – December 12, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the company’s rebuild of its network in Panama City is nearing completion.

WOW! Brings Affordability Back To The Landline Phone

Englewood, Colo. – December 4, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced its new residential phone solution, Home Phone and Home Phone Plus. WOW!’s new offering brings the benefits of a home phone number for only $9.99 per month, allowing every customer to add a home phone line to any WOW! Internet or TV service.

WOW! Continues To Expand, Bringing The Fastest Internet Speeds To Communities In Northeast Ohio

Cleveland – November 5, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, continues to make progress in its quest to bring high-speed Internet service to Cleveland-area communities in which 1 Gig speeds were previously unavailable.

Hundreds Of WOW! Technicians Build New, State-Of-The-Art Network To Restore Services For Bay County Residents By End Of November

Panama City Beach, FL. – November 2, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced it is working to accelerate the rebuilding of a state-of-the-art network to replace the network lost to Hurricane Michael. The company expects to restore services for most homes and businesses in Bay County by the end of the month.

WOW! Services Restored In Panama City Beach And Inlet Beach

Panama City Beach, FL. – October 21, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, this evening announced its services have been restored to its customers in Panama City Beach and Inlet Beach, days earlier than previously forecasted. 

WOW! Commits To Restoring Internet, TV And Phone Services In Bay County

Bay County, FL. – October 19, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, voiced its commitment to rebuilding its network and is reporting progress in its efforts to restore internet, TV and phone services to its customers in Bay County and Inlet Beach after sustaining significant network damage from Hurricane Michael.

WOW! Begins Recovery From Hurricane Michael After Significant Damage To Its Networks In Florida And Alabama

Panama City, FL. – October 13, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, is taking swift action in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Michael to ensure the safety of its employees and restore service to its customers in the company’s Panama City and Dothan markets.

WOW! Sponsors Parade Of Homes To Showcase Whole-Home WiFi Benefits Alongside New Smart-Home Tech Trends

Columbus, Ohio – August 31, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the company’s official sponsorship of the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Central Ohio’s Parade of Homes

WOW! Promotes Amol Shah To Senior Vice President Of IT

Englewood, Colo. – August 29, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the promotion of Amol Shah from vice president of software development & data management to senior vice president of IT. Shah will lead WOW!’s IT department in enterprise architecture, software development, billing systems, data warehouse, infrastructure and information security, while continuing to advance WOW!’s commitment to providing excellent customer service and solutions.

WOW! Names Don Schena To Executive Management Team As Chief Customer Experience Officer

Englewood, Colo. – August 29, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the appointment of Don Schena to WOW!’s executive team as chief customer experience officer. Schena will manage WOW!’s customer-facing departments, overseeing the customer care, field tech and dispatch teams to continue delivering WOW!’s best-in-class customer service.

Breland Companies Selects WOW! As Preferred Provider Of First Completely Fiber-Connected Community In Northern Alabama

Huntsville, Ala. – August 28, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced it has been selected as the preferred Internet, cable, and phone provider for northern Alabama’s new modern urban community – Town Madison. WOW! and Breland Companies, the development company behind Town Madison, have partnered to make Town Madison the first completely fiber-connected community with full mesh WiFi in northern Alabama.

WOW!’S Network Goes All Digital In Dothan, Alabama

Dothan, Ala. – August 21, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced its Dothan customers will now enjoy upgraded high-definition TV viewing across WOW!’s entire channel line-up and double the Internet speeds after upgrades to its local network.

WOW! Introduces Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Internet To Eliminate Dead Zones And Slow Zones Across Entire Footprint

Englewood, Colo. – July 31, 2018 WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the availability of its new WOW! Whole-Home WiFi solution across the entirety of WOW!’s service-area footprint. Whole-Home WiFi is WOW!’s new mesh network solution that provides WOW! customers a custom, scalable network to stream, work and browse from every corner of their home. WOW! initially rolled out the solution to Columbus, Ohio and Pinellas, Florida on July 10th .

WOW! Introduces Cheddar To Nearly 400,000 Video Subscribers

NEW YORK AND ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – July 21, 2018Cheddar, the leading post-cable networks company, and WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the availability of Cheddar as part of WOW!’s video programming channel lineup.

WOW! Eliminates Dead Zones And Slow Zones With Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Internet In Cleveland; Brings High-Speed Internet To Amherst

Cleveland, Ohio – July 21, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the availability of its new WOW! Whole-Home WiFi solution in Cleveland. Whole-Home WiFi is WOW!’s new mesh network solution that provides WOW! customers a custom, scalable network to stream, work and browse from every corner of their home. 

WOW! Eliminates Dead Zones And Slow Zones With Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Internet Solution In Pinellas

Pinellas, Fla. – July 10, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the availability of its new WOW! Whole-Home WiFi solution in Pinellas. Whole-Home WiFi is WOW!’s new mesh network solution that provides WOW! customers a custom, scalable network to stream, work and browse from every corner of their home. WOW! is rolling out the solution first to Pinellas, Florida and Columbus, Ohio before expanding across the rest of the WOW! footprint later this summer. 

WOW! Eliminates Dead Zones And Slow Zones With Whole-Home WiFi Mesh Internet Solution In Columbus

Columbus, Ohio – July 10, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the availability of its new WOW! Whole-Home WiFi solution in Columbus. Whole-Home WiFi is WOW!’s new mesh network solution that provides WOW! customers a custom, scalable network to stream, work and browse from every corner of their home. WOW! is rolling out the solution first to Columbus, Ohio and Pinellas, Florida before expanding across the rest of the WOW! footprint later this summer. 

Columbus C.E.O. Magazine Names WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone A Winner Of The Columbus 2018 Top Workplaces Award

Englewood, Colo. – May 12, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by Columbus C.E.O. Magazine. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

First WOW! Teacher Of The Month Award Honors Augusta Elementary School Teacher

Englewood, Colo. – April 30, 2018WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) announced Jessica Cohen, kindergarten teacher at North Augusta Elementary School, as the recipient of the inaugural WOW! Teacher of the Month award.

WOW! Names Jill Stark To Executive Management Team As Senior Vice President Of Sales

Englewood, Colo. – April 30, 2018 Stark responsible for driving sales strategies for both WOW! residential and business sales teams WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the appointment of Jill Stark to WOW!’s executive team as senior vice president of sales. As the leader of both WOW! residential and commerical sales teams, Stark’s appointment points to an increased commitment to drive growth, by developing top-performing sales teams and partner channels to achieve WOW! customer and revenue targets.

WOW! Names Matt Bell To Executive Management Team As Chief Technology Officer

Englewood, Colo. – April 23, 2018Bell responsible for driving innovation in WOW!’s residential and business products WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the appointment of Matt Bell to WOW!’s executive team as chief technology officer. Bell will lead technology innovation to further WOW!’s commitment to providing best-in-class products and services that matter most to its customers.

WOW! Announces Three Appointments To Executive Team

Englewood, Colo. – April 10, 2018Amy Bell named Senior Vice President of Marketing; Leslie Peabody named Vice President of HR Business Partners; Bill Case named Vice President of Total Rewards WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced three leadership appointments to its executive team to help drive and guide the company’s growth strategies.

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available To More Than 95 Percent Of Customers

Englewood, Colo. – March 6, 2018WOW!’s Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds Available to Nearly Every Residential and Business Customer   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to more than 95 percent of the company’s customers and network footprint. WOW! is one of the first internet providers to offer 1 Gig services to such a large portion of its customers.

WOW! Appoints Nancy McGee As Chief Marketing And Sales Officer

Englewood, Colo. – February 7, 2018McGee brings over 25 years of marketing experience to WOW!  WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced that Nancy McGee will join the company as the Chief Marketing and Sales Officer. McGee will officially assume her new role on February 12th, 2018 and she will report to Teresa Elder, CEO of WOW!.

WOW! Appoints David Brunick As Chief Human Resources Officer

Englewood, Colo. – January 30, 2018Brunick brings over 30 years of human resources management experience to WOW!   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced that David Brunick will join the company as the Chief Human Resources Officer. Brunick will start his position on February 6th, 2018 and will report to Teresa Elder, CEO of WOW!.

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available In Detroit, Mich.

Detroit, Mich. – January 23, 2018WOW! Debuts Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds in Detroit   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to all residential and business customers in Detroit, MI. With Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood connectivity, subscribers can now enjoy one of the fastest broadband experiences available.

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available In Cleveland And Columbus, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio. – January 23, 2018WOW! Debuts Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds in Cleveland and Columbus   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to all residential and businesses customers in Cleveland and Columbus, OH. With Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood connectivity, subscribers can now enjoy one of the fastest broadband experiences available.  

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available In Chicago And Naperville, Ill.

Chicago, Ill. – January 23, 2018WOW! Debuts Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds in Chicago and Naperville   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to all residential and businesses customers in Chicago and Naperville, IL. With Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood connectivity, subscribers can now enjoy one of the fastest broadband experiences available.

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available In Charleston, S.C.

Charleston, S.C. – January 23, 2018WOW! Debuts Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds in Charleston   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to all residential and business customers in Charleston, SC. With Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood connectivity, subscribers can now enjoy one of the fastest broadband experiences available.

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available In Augusta, Ga.

Augusta, Ga. – January 23, 2018WOW! Debuts Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds in Augusta   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW) today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to all residential and business customers in Augusta, Ga. With Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood connectivity, subscribers can now enjoy one of the fastest broadband experiences available.

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available In Valley, Ala. And West Point, Ga.

Valley, Ala. – January 23, 2018WOW! Debuts Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds in Valley and West Point   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to all residential and businesses customers in Valley, Ala. and West Point, Ga. With Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood connectivity, subscribers can now enjoy one of the fastest broadband experiences available.  

WOW! 1 Gig Internet Speeds Now Available In Panama City And Pinellas, Fla.

Pinellas, Fla. – January 23, 2018WOW! Debuts Best-in-Class, Data Cap-Free 1 Gig Download Speeds in Panama City and Pinellas   WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), today announced the availability of WOW! 1 Gig, its 1 gigabit per second Internet service, to all residential and businesses customers in Panama City and Pinellas, Fla. With Fiber-to-the-Neighborhood connectivity, subscribers can now enjoy one of the fastest broadband experiences available.