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Optimum Launches High-Definition Phone Service

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BETHPAGE, N.Y. -- Cablevision Systems Corp. today announced the launch of High Definition (HD) calling on Optimum Voice, the latest advancement in audio calling that provides significantly higher voice quality than standard phone service. The Optimum Voice network is the first landline service to launch HD calling in the U.S., allowing customers to be the first in the nation to experience the best available voice quality when making those important calls from their home or business phones, whether it’s catching up with relatives or touching base with clients and colleagues.

With HD calling, customers experience:

  • Clearer, crisper calls
  • Improved call clarity
  • Defined voice quality – voices sound more natural and recognizable

    To hear the difference between standard and HD calling, visit optimum.net/hdcalling.

    “With HD calling, Optimum customers have access to the best available voice quality, allowing them to enjoy richer, fuller audio when on the phone,” said Kevin Packingham, Cablevision’s executive vice president of product management. “Similar to the advancement from standard to high definition for television, HD calling is a remarkable innovation to our voice services, and we believe customers will be thrilled by the call quality that they will experience with this network upgrade.”

    Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC)

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