SEATTLE -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that residents and businesses in some areas of Seattle can now subscribe to Prism TV, an interactive TV service delivered through CenturyLink's nationwide fiber optic network. Prism TV is a new alternative to cable and satellite services, providing customers with advanced features and the latest in entertainment technology.
In mid-2014, CenturyLink began deploying fiber-enabled 1 gigabit broadband service to residential and business customers throughout various Seattle neighborhoods. This fiber broadband service is available today to more than 100,000 homes and 5,500 business locations in the Seattle area. CenturyLink is now making additional investments to offer entertainment services such as Prism TV.
"CenturyLink is pleased to bring a new choice in video services to Seattle. Prism TV's innovative technology is the perfect complement to our 1 gig services," said Sue Anderson, CenturyLink vice president of operations for Washington. "We appreciate the City of Seattle's role in modernizing outdated regulations that allowed us to build our fiber optic network and bring new competitive choices to the market, first our gigabit service and now Prism TV."
Advanced features offered by Prism TV include a wireless set-top box, whole-home DVR, a mobile app for watching programming at home or on the go, an extensive video on demand library and an app center for accessing social network sites. In addition, Prism TV offers a large selection of sports channels, including the NFL Network, Pac12 Network, Fox Sports North and SEC Network as well as premium mobile content from HBO GO, MAX GO, STARZ Play and SHOWTIME Anytime.
Prism TV is currently available to some residents and businesses in many Seattle neighborhoods, including West Seattle, Ballard, Beacon Hill, Central District, Capitol Hill, Mount Baker and Green Lake.
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