Altice USA launches digital literacy program

Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS), one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, has introduced its Altice Connect Smart digital literacy education program developed in partnership with EVERFI, an education technology innovator with programs in public schools nationwide, the company said.

Altice Connect Smart will provide digital citizenship education in select schools nationwide across Altice USA´s service areas — beginning in Connecticut — reinforcing the company´s commitment to education and digital accessibility in the local communities. The curriculum, donated by Altice USA, enables students to build digital skills and understand the risks and rewards of technology while tackling important issues including privacy, security, cyberbullying, digital relationships, and digital addiction.

The Altice Connect Smart program is an interactive, new-media learning platform that combines instructional design, rich media, and gaming. The 3.5-hour curriculum is designed for students in the 6th — 9th grades and aligns with national standards established by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), as well as emerging state standards.

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.

EVERFI, Inc. is the education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 16 million learners in critical skill areas. The EVERFI Education Network powers more than 4,200 partners in their education initiatives across all 50 states and Canada. Learn more at EVERFI.com.