WideOpenWest Aims at AT&T Bastions

Estrella, Joe
July 2000
Multichannel News;07/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p20
Reports on plans by WideOpenWest LLC to expand into Saint Louis, Minneapolis, and Saint Paul, Minnesota, markets considered as AT&T Broadband's bastions. Consumers' clamor for alternative cable providers after being subjected to poor service and endless rate hikes; Focus of WideOpenWest's business model on the seemingly endless demand for high-speed Internet access.


Related Articles

  • WideOpenWest gets franchise near Denver. Estrella, Joe // Multichannel News;01/31/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p10 

    Reports that WideOpenWest LLC has received a competitive cable franchise from Jefferson County, Colorado. Services that will be provided by the company; Competition with AT&T Broadband & Internet Services.

  • WideOpenWest adds new territories. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;03/13/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p28 

    Reports on WideOpenWest LLC's expansion of its services in the United States. Company's competition with AT&T Broadband & Internet Services in Colorado; Franchise requirements of the company; Delivery of video, data and Internet protocol-telephony services.

  • Portland Likes Overbuilders. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;03/20/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p2 

    Discloses the positive reaction of regulators in Greater Portland, Oregon, over the qualifications of potential overbuilders, WideOpen West LLC and RCN Corp., to pursue possible franchises for both to compete with AT&T Broadband in the region. Concern over the bias; Request for qualifications...

  • Denver Overbuilder Heads for Ballot. Estrella, Joe // Multichannel News;05/29/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p14 

    Reports that voters in Denver, Colorado, will decide on August 8, 2000 whether WideOpenWest LLC (WOW) will compete for 116,000 area cable subscribers currently served by AT&T Broadband. Denver City Council's approval of a ten-year franchise for WOW; Plans of WOW to launch an advertising...

  • Telecom Officials Urge Caution of Portland. Estrella, Joe; Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;07/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p86 

    Reports on the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors' call on the city of Portland, Oregon, to weigh its options before pursuing its open-access battle with AT&T Broadband. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision striking down the city's open-access ordinance;...

  • AT&T Requests Modem-Fee Waiver. Estrella, Joe; Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;12/18/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 51, p18 

    Reports that AT&T Broadband & Internet is asking franchising authorities in western United States to waive franchise fees levied on cable-modem services in the area. Explanation of the legal basis of waiving franchise fees according to AT&T executives.

  • An early bah-humbug. Barthold, Jim // Telephony;12/04/2000, Vol. 239 Issue 23, p24 

    Reports that AT&T Broadband has cut off vendor orders for telephone network equipment the day after Thanksgiving 2000. Impact of the move on its stocks; Rationale for stopping orders; Criticisms against the company's inventory management.

  • Open Access court decision.  // CED;Aug2000, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p118 

    Comments on the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision prohibiting Portland, Oregon, from imposing its open access requirement on AT&T Broadband & Internet Services. Questions on the implementation of the city's telecommunication requirement; Authority responsible for regulating...

  • AT&T unveils 'UltraLink' tier.  // CED;Sep2002, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p10 

    Reports that AT and T Broadband started to offer a faster broadband tier to residential cable modem customers in several markets in the U.S. Key features of the service; Markets where the service is offered; Implications on telecommunication.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics