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 “We appreciate the City of Seattle’s role in modernizing outdated regulations that allowed us to build our fiber optic network and bring new competitive choices to the market, first our gigabit service and now Prism TV.”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.
Customers who want to learn more about Prism® TV or see if it is available in their area should visit www.seeprismtv.com. Customers can also visit the CenturyLink retail store located in the Southcenter Mall in Seattle.
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.