news & awards: 2020

WOW! Names Rose Jerez as Vice President of Customer Success

Englewood, Colo. – December 29, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced the appointment of Rose Jerez as WOW!’s vice president, customer success. Jerez’s appointment highlights WOW!’s dedication and commitment to its customers, ensuring customer advocacy and the complete satisfaction of its subscribers.

WOW! tv+ Video Service Now Available in Nearly 95% of WOW!’s Footprint

Englewood, Colo. – December 22, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced its popular Android TV-based product, WOW! tv+, is now available to nearly 95 percent of homes across the company’s service footprint.

Cablefax Names WOW! CEO Teresa Elder and Senior VP of Legal Affairs Kathy Ford as “Most Powerful Women” Honorees

Englewood, Colo. – December 4, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband provider, today announced Teresa Elder, chief executive officer, and Kathy Ford, senior vice president of Legal Affairs, have been named honorees on Cablefax’s 2020 “Most Powerful Women” list.

WOW! Joins ACA Connects and EducationSuperHighway Initiative to Support E-Learning Connectivity Needs

Englewood, Colo. – October 14, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced the company has signed on to participate in ACA Connects and EducationSuperHighway’s “K-12 Bridge to Broadband” program to help school districts and states provide internet access for students in low-income households.

WOW! Prepared To Support Panama City Customers Affected By Hurricane Michael

Panama City, FL. – October 9, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, announced today it has hardened its network in preparation for Hurricane Michael. WOW!’s proactive emergency response team has taken steps to avoid service outages when the storm makes landfall, which is predicted for Wednesday, Oct. 10.

WOW! Announces Promotions to Strengthen Network and Engineering Teams

Englewood, Colo. – October 7, 2020 – October 7, 2020 (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced the promotion of Gary Nilsen to senior vice president, engineering, and Ryan Mitchell to vice president, network, product and service engineering. In their new roles, Nilsen and Mitchell will lead WOW!’s network and engineering teams toward exceeding the goals and metrics set for the company’s continued growth.

WOW! Prepared To Support South Carolina Customers Affected By Hurricane Florence

Charleston, S.C. – October 1, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, announced today it has hardened its network in preparation for Hurricane Florence. WOW!’s proactive emergency response team has taken steps to avoid service outages when the storm makes landfall.  

WOW! Names Andrew S. Posen as Vice President, Head of Investor Relations

Englewood, Colo. – October 1, 2020 – October 1, 2020(NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced the appointment of Andrew Posen as WOW!’s Vice President, Head of Investor Relations. In this capacity, Posen will oversee external disclosures and strategic communications with the investment community with a particular focus on strengthening relationships with analysts and investors.

WOW! Introduces Whole-Business WiFi Mesh Network to Ensure Secure Transactions and Safer Surfing for Businesses and their Customers

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – September 30, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the availability of its WOW! Whole-Business WiFi solution across most of the WOW! Business service-area footprint. Whole-Business WiFi is WOW!'s mesh network solution that provides WOW! Business customers low-cost, easy-to-manage and seamless coverage to keep businesses and their customers securely connected without sacrificing speed or performance.

For Tenth Consecutive Year, WOW! is Named One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Chicago, IL – September 30, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, has been named as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) for the tenth consecutive year.

WOW! Assists Employees, Customers and Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

Englewood, Colo. – September 26, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, announced today several ways it is helping to ease stress, recognize employee dedication, keep customers connected, and support communities as COVID-19 continues to spread.

WOW! Named One of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® Eighth Year in a Row

DETROIT – September 24, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, was named one of Metro Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the eighth consecutive year and the 10th time overall. WOW! has been recognized with this award in its Atlanta and Chicago markets several years in a row and has received the national award six times.

WOW! to Participate in Live Virtual Fireside Chat as Part of KeyBanc’s Future of Technology Series

Englewood, Colo. – September 16, 2020Englewood, Colo. – September 16, 2020 – WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced the company’s CEO, Teresa Elder, and CFO, John Rego will participate in a fireside chat as part of KeyBanc’s Future of Technology Series on Thursday, September 17, 2020.

WOW! Launches Business Home Office Solution To Help Companies And Teleworkers During COVID-19

September 8, 2020Englewood, Colo. – September 8, 2020 – WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the company is offering a Business Home Office solution aimed at supporting small businesses and teleworkers who have had to adjust their plans to work from home as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

WOW! Elects Gunjan Bhow to Board of Directors

Englewood, Colo. – September 1, 2020(NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the election of Gunjan Bhow, global chief digital officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, to the WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone Board of Directors.

WOW! Elects Gunjan Bhow to Board of Directors

Englewood, Colo. – August 3, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the election of Gunjan Bhow, global chief digital officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance, to the WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone Board of Directors.

WOW! Honored as One of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources

CHICAGO – July 30, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, was named one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® for the 11th consecutive year in a row and the twelfth time overal

WOW! Named One of Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources for the Fourth Year in a Row

NEWNAN, GA. – July 30, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, has once again been named one of Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources. This marks the fourth year in a row WOW! has won the award in the Atlanta market, previously recognized in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and have been honored nationally as a Best and Brightest winner five times

WOW! Honored with Cablefax Top Ops MSO of the Year Award

Englewood, Colo – July 21, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, has been named by Cablefax as the Multi-System Operator (MSO) of the Year. The annual list honors top cable and broadband operators based on impressive growth statistics and innovative service offerings. WOW! was also recognized in 2019 for its exceptional customer service, winning the Cablefax Independent Customer Service award.

WOW! Launches WOW! tv+ in its Chicago, Evansville and Detroit Markets

Englewood, Colo. – July 16, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW))a leading broadband services provider, today announced Chicago, Evansville and Detroit as the latest markets to offer its IPdelivered video choice, WOW! tv+, for its high-speed data (HSD) customers.

WOW! Names New Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer

Englewood, Colo – June 4, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW)), a leading broadband services provider, today announced the appointment of John S. Rego as chief financial officer and Shannon Campain as chief commercial officer. Rego and Campain assume their roles as the company continues to grow and strengthen its broadband product and services offerings while delivering award-winning service to its customers.

WOW! Recognized as a Top Workplace by Columbus CEO Magazine for the Third Year in a Row

Englewood, Colo. – June 2, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, announced today the company has been named a 2020 Top Workplace by Columbus CEO Magazine for the third consecutive year.

WOW! Assists Employees, Customers And Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 19, 2020ENGLEWOOD, CO – May 19, 2020 – WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, announced today several ways it is helping to ease stress, recognize employee dedication, keep customers connected and support communities as COVID-19 continues to spread.

WOW! Launches WOW! tv+ in Cleveland and Mid-Michigan

Englewood, Colo. – May 5, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, today announced Cleveland and Mid-Michigan are the latest markets to offer its new video choice, WOW! tv+, for its high-speed data (HSD) customers.

Cablefax Recognizes WOW! For Outstanding Employee Investment in Annual Work Culture List

Englewood, Colo. – April 28, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, was named as an honoree for employee investment in the 2020 Cablefax Work Culture List. Each year, the Cablefax Work Culture List recognizes innovative and engaging companies committed to cultivating an exceptional work environment for all its employees.

WOW! Honored as Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation® for Sixth Time

Englewood, Colo. – April 23, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband services provider, was named a 2019 Best and Brightest Company to Work For in the Nation® by the National Association for Business Resources for the second year in a row.

WOW! CEO Hospitalized with COVID-19

ENGLEWOOD, CO – March 29, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband provider, today issued the following statement: WOW! CEO Teresa Elder, was admitted to a local Denver hospital on Friday, March 27, after testing positive for COVID-19. Ms. Elder had been working remotely since March 16, following WOW!’s decision to transition all non-essential positions to work-from-home status.

WOW! Announces Departure of Chief Financial Officer

ENGLEWOOD, CO – March 10, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband provider, today announced Rich Fish, chief financial officer will leave the company effective April 1. A search for a new CFO is currently underway and his duties will be assumed on an interim basis by senior officers of the company’s finance department.

WOW! Launches WOW! tv+ in Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO – March 3, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband provider, recently introduced a new video choice, WOW! tv+, for its high-speed data (HSD) customers in Columbus, Ohio. The Android TV-based platform delivers on customer expectations with popular live channel packages, cloud DVR, and access to a deep On Demand library.

WOW! Partners with Top Streaming Services, fuboTV, Philo, Sling TV and YouTube TV, to Help Charleston Customers Cut the Cord

CHARLESTON, SC – February 25, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband provider, today announced they are enabling an additional choice for new HSD customers in Charleston -- easy access to over-the-top (OTT) services as an alternative to traditional cable television. Powered by WOW!’s robust network, new customers in Charleston can choose their preferred streaming service and package giving them complete control to choose the services that fit their lifestyle and budget.

WOW! Continues To Strengthen IT Department With Addition Of Senior Vice President

January 3, 2020Englewood, Colo. – January 2, 2020 – WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the appointment of Teresa Jacobs as senior vice president of IT design and development. Jacobs will oversee the teams responsible for system architecture, design, analysis, development and quality assurance, while defining and developing the overall IT design and development roadmap for WOW!.

WOW! Continues to Strengthen IT Department with Addition of Senior Vice President

Englewood, Colo. – January 2, 2020WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications service provider, today announced the appointment of Teresa Jacobs as senior vice president of IT design and development. Jacobs will oversee the teams responsible for system architecture, design, analysis, development and quality assurance, while defining and developing the overall IT design and development roadmap for WOW!.

WOW! Names New Chief Technology Officer to Executive Team

Englewood, Colo. – January 2, 2020 WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone (NYSE: WOW), a leading broadband and communications services provider, today announced the appointment of Henry Hryckiewicz to WOW!’s executive team as chief technology officer. Hryckiewicz will guide the technology strategy for all residential and business products as he leads engineering and network operations for the company, focusing on driving innovation for WOW!’s extensive product and service offerings.