Altice USA advances 'Smart Home' experience

Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS), one of the largest broadband communications and video services operators in the United States and the provider of Optimum and Suddenlink-branded TV, phone, and Internet services, has announced that it will advance its goal of delivering the best in-home connectivity experience with a focus on enabling the ´smart home´ by beginning to offer Nest connected home products and services to its customers, the company said.

Altice USA is a one-stop shop for Optimum and Suddenlink customers who want a more seamless, simplified connected home experience, as consumers can now incorporate technology into their home energy and safety systems by purchasing the Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Thermostat E, Nest Protect smoke and CO alarm, and a range of Nest Cams through Altice USA in the same transaction as their TV, phone, and Internet services.

Altice USA also plans to offer Nest Aware, a subscription service that provides intelligent alerts and 24/7 continuous video recording for Nest Cam users, giving customers the benefit of receiving one simplified bill from Altice for their telecommunications services and Nest Aware subscription.

Consumers who purchase Nest products through Altice USA and desire professional installation or support can benefit from Altice USA´s Premier Installation and Support Service, which provides in-home, on-demand setup support for connected devices in the home or office.

Altice USA, the US business of Altice N.V. (Euronext: ATC, ATCB), 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.