Compare Suddenlink to DIRECTV

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About Suddenlink Communications

Suddenlink was established in February 2003 and is among the largest cable operators in the United States. More than a million residential customers use its services in addition to thousands of commercial clients. These services include high-speed Internet, wireless home networking, phone, digital TV, DVRs, video on demand, home security and more.

Suddenlink Services

Suddenlink Communications brings TV, Internet and phone services to both homes and businesses in addition to security services for residential customers. Some services and equipment are summarized below:


Hundreds of channels covering a variety of programming genres are available as well as dozens of music channels. Other features include DVR services, video on demand and TV apps. Listed are some of the additional features:

  • HD/DVR – Digital recording with high-definition.
  • Stream – Programming available on mobile devices.
  • On Demand – Thousands of movies, shows and events to choose from.
  • Suddenlink2GO – Lets customers watch shows and movies on their computers.
  • Premium Channels – Channels like HBO®, Cinemax®, STARZ® and SHOWTIME®.


Customers are able to choose a package and a speed to meet their Internet usage and budget. These packages include:

  • Fast – Up to 15 Mbps download speed
  • Faster – Up to 30 Mbps download speed
  • Fastest – Up to 50 Mbps download speed
  • Blazing – Up to 107 Mbps download speed

Home networking features (WiFi@Home) are also available.


Home phone services come with features like:

  • Enhanced 911 Service
  • A List of Call Features including Call Waiting, Three-way Calling and more.

Home Security

Home Security services offer 24/7 monitoring, carbon monoxide and flood monitoring and live video. The equipment offered can include:

  • Security Camera
  • Glassbreak Detector
  • Wireless Keychain Remote
  • Motion Detector
  • Keypad

Suddenlink Availability

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How Does Suddenlink Communications Compare?

Suddenlink Communications is but one of many options open to your home and/or your business when it comes to TV, Internet and phone services. Take some time to shop around and compare what Suddenlink has to offer against the competition. And, if you would like to see how their services measure up to DIRECTV, then continue reading.

Sources and Research

Data Collected 03/18/2014 from http://www.suddenlink.com/