Suddenlink Communications

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Suddenlink Plans and Pricing

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$79.99/mo for 940 Mbps

  • 940 Mbps ↓ and 35 Mbps ↑ w/ no data cap.
  • AutoPay and paperless billing reduces price by $5.00.
  • $200 Visa Gift Card | Free internet for 1 month (to appear as a bill credit on the 3rd bill) | HBO Max included for 12 months
  • Setup: $59.00 (Includes standard installation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $10/mo

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$59.99/mo for 400 Mbps

  • 400 Mbps ↓ and 20 Mbps ↑ w/ no data cap.
  • AutoPay and paperless billing reduces price by $5.00.
  • $200 Visa Gift Card | Free internet for 1 month (to appear as a bill credit on the 3rd bill) | HBO Max included for 6 months
  • Setup: $59.00 (Includes standard installation.)
  • Modem w/ WiFi: $10/mo

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Expert Overview of Suddenlink‘s Services

Suddenlink is a cable Internet provider offering service throughout Texas, West Virginia, Louisiana, and 14 other states. Their cable internet, digital voice, and TV services are available to a population of 5.9 million as of 2021. The cable technology used to deliver Suddenlink service is known for being significantly faster and more performant than older DSL lines, although it isn’t as fast as true fiber service. However, Suddenlink does offer fiber in select areas, and their Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial network structure only uses coaxial in the “last mile” to a subscriber address, resulting in overall high performance for residential customers.

Like Optimum, Suddenlink has been acquired by Altice, but is still marketed and sold under the Suddenlink brand name.

Suddenlink Services

As a brand within the Altice USA corporation, Suddenlink offers:

  • Residential and business broadband Internet
  • Residential and business television service
  • Residential and business digital voice service
  • Targeted TV and online advertising for business customers

Suddenlink Network Structure

Suddenlink is a cable provider, meaning that the “last mile” of their broadband services are delivered via coaxial cable networks. These networks were designed and installed for cable TV purposes, and have since been adapted by cable companies like Suddenlink to carry digital data as well.

In many areas, Suddenlink outperforms the average speeds for cable networks by building fiber lines in close proximity to subscriber addresses. This is known as “Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial,” or “Fiber to the Node,” meaning that data flows over much faster fiber optic lines and only switches to coaxial within a subscriber’s neighborhood. Coaxial can carry much higher bandwidth than some other broadband technologies like DSL or satellite, but is still a “bottleneck” on service speed compared to fiber.

Suddenlink Ownership Structure

Altice has been owned by Altice since 2012 through their Altice USA operations, although it is still marketed and sold to customers under the original Suddenlink brand identity.

Suddenlink Reviews and Ratings

Using IP-Verification, BroadbandNow collects verified user reviews and ratings for Suddenlink services. As of 2021, we’ve gathered 9,650 Suddenlink reviews. The provider has a 48.5 percent positive rating among those reviewers, as opposed to the 48.4 percent industry average rating.

Suddenlink Availability

Suddenlink is available virtually nationwide with coverage in states in the southeast, midwest, west, and west coast areas, including Texas, West Virginia, Louisiana, and 14 other states. Amarillo and Charleston are among the major metro areas served by Suddenlink in these regions. Suddenlink also offers fiber coverage within their greater service area, although fiber service is mostly focussed on business customers and is not as widely available.

Availability By State

Arizona 268,478 1000 mbps
Arkansas 431,726 1000 mbps
California 201,385 1000 mbps
Idaho 16,566 1000 mbps
Kansas 25,464 1000 mbps
Kentucky 76,293 1000 mbps
Louisiana 546,222 1000 mbps
Mississippi 72,163 1000 mbps
Missouri 280,176 1000 mbps
Nevada 19,022 1000 mbps
New Mexico 39,105 1000 mbps
North Carolina 395,663 1000 mbps
Ohio 81,463 1000 mbps
Oklahoma 297,248 1000 mbps
Texas 2,518,230 1000 mbps
Virginia 12,858 1000 mbps
West Virginia 625,550 1000 mbps

Cities and Towns Suddenlink Communications Has Coverage

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Frequently Asked Questions about Suddenlink Communications

  • Can I cancel Suddenlink online?

    Yes, cancel online in the My Account section of their website. You can also cancel by calling customer support or stopping into a Suddenlink store.