Altice USA Nets $25M Connectivity Deal with 'The Shed'
NEW YORK -- Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS), one of the largest broadband communications and video services operators in the U.S., and The Shed, the much-anticipated new arts center opening in Manhattan’s west side next spring, today announce a long-term, multi-year $25 million partnership. Altice USA will be The Shed’s exclusive connectivity provider, supplying the new nonprofit organization with a state-of-the-art fiber network and infrastructure to connect people to new cultural experiences and support these experiences through technology. Additionally, Altice USA will provide audiences, artists and staff with access to superior WiFi service.
Altice USA CEO Dexter Goei has joined The Shed’s Board of Directors to provide expertise in helping the organization fulfill its mission to commission original works of art, across all disciplines, and play an energizing and creative role in the civic life of New York City.
The Shed’s remarkable building is a 200,000-square-foot transformable, movable structure designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Architect, and Rockwell Group, Collaborating Architect to respond flexibly to artists’ most ambitious visions and support unique audience experiences.