CHANNEL PARTNERS Cablevision Systems has announced a significant addition to the Optimum Business (Booth #1504 at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo) Benefits program. A new offer from Sprint provides discounted wireless services and equipment for qualified Optimum Business customers and their employees.
Cablevision says the Optimum Business Benefits program provides enhanced value for Optimum Business customers that subscribe to both Optimum Voice and Optimum Online. Sprint joins Cablevisions existing alliance partners: ADP, CardWorks, Citrix Online, Digital Insurance, FedEx, Network Solutions and US Business Technology.
In a recent survey of more than 500 small businesses in our area we found that they are often overwhelmed by selecting the right mobile service for their business,” said Stephanie Anderson, VP of Commercial Marketing for Cablevision. We have formed a strategic alliance with Sprint to bring our Optimum small business customers a unique package to simplify the process of selecting a wireless service.”
The Sprint offer is designed to provide simple, straightforward service and packages that meet the needs of many Optimum Business customers across the New York Metropolitan area.
Sprint is uniquely positioned to offer small businesses a world-class voice network, a reliable nationwide 3G network, and the first wireless 4G network from a national carrier with download speeds in the range of three to six megabits-per-second, and bursts of more than 10 megabits-per-second,” said Sprint Regional Vice President Keith Dardis. Our network can help small businesses take work on the go and achieve high levels of productivity virtually wherever their office might be at the moment. We are pleased to partner with Cablevision to make it even easier for small businesses to go mobile through the Optimum Business Benefits program.”
From their mobile devices, Optimum Business customers can also take advantage of Optimum WiFi, what the cableco calls the nations largest and most advanced WiFi network, providing wireless Internet access across tens of thousands of outdoor locations, as well as more than 7,000 indoor locations across Cablevisions service area at speeds of up to 15 megabits-per-second (Mbps) downstream and 4 Mbps upstream.