cablevision systems-ny grp-a (CVC) Key Developments
Cablevision Systems Corporation Introduces Freewheel
Jan 26 15
Cablevision Systems Corporation announced the upcoming launch of Freewheel, a new low-cost all-WiFi phone service providing unlimited data, talk and text. Harnessing the rapid growth and unparalleled capabilities of WiFi, Freewheel is the first all-WiFi service to be introduced by a cable provider. It will be offered with the Motorola Moto G smartphone and works exclusively over WiFi. The service will work anywhere in the world where WiFi is accessible, and will operate only when the device is connected to a WiFi signal. Freewheel customers will have automatic access to the Optimum WiFi network of 1.1 million hotspots. Freewheel will be available for purchase nationwide starting next month at Freewheel.com. The service will cost $29.95 per month or $9.95 per month for Cablevision's Optimum Online customers, which is up to 80% less expensive than other cellular offerings. The service comes with no annual contract. Freewheel will be available exclusively on the Motorola Moto G. The device will be offered for purchase at a heavily discounted price of $99.95. Freewheel is a great option for people who: Spend their day in WiFi-rich environments, including colleges, offices and homes; Overspend on data or constantly worry about staying within their expensive and restrictive cellular data limits; Live in densely populated areas or other locales that suffer from poor cellular reception; Are budget conscious or on a fixed income; Are looking for the best first device for their children; Do not want to sign multi-year contracts.
Cablevision Systems Corporation Appoints Cindi Buckwalter Senior Vice President, Investor Relations
Jan 21 15
Cablevision Systems Corporation announced the appointment of Cindi Buckwalter to the position of senior vice president, investor relations, effective immediately. She will report to Cablevision vice chairman and chief financial officer, Gregg Seibert. Cindi Buckwalter, SVP, Investor Relations, Cablevision Systems Corporation. Leading the Investor Relations function, Ms. Buckwalter will be the primary interface between Cablevision and
the investment community. She will lead the engagement strategy with Cablevisionâ s shareholders and analysts, as well as direct all aspects of investor relations policies, communications and initiatives. Ms. Buckwalter most recently served as vice president of investor relations for Scientific Games.
Cablevision Systems Corporation Promotes Bret Richter to Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance & Development
Jan 21 15
Cablevision Systems Corporation announced that Bret Richter has been elevated to the position of executive vice president, corporate finance & development. He will continue to report to Cablevision vice chairman and chief financial officer, Gregg Seibert. In his expanded role, Mr. Richter oversees financial strategy and development, corporate financial planning, business planning, and mergers and acquisitions for the Company. He is also responsible for leading the analysis of Cablevision’s operational and business results to ensure that the Company meets its financial goals. Mr. Richter previously served as senior vice president, financial strategy & development where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, corporate development and other critical corporate initiatives. Before joining the company in 2005, he served as president of The Richter Consulting Group Inc.
Cablevision Systems Corporation Presents at Citi 25th Annual Global Internet, Media and Telecom Conference 2015, Jan-07-2015 10:15 AM
Dec 16 14
Cablevision Systems Corporation Presents at Citi 25th Annual Global Internet, Media and Telecom Conference 2015, Jan-07-2015 10:15 AM. Venue: The Bellagio, 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States. Speakers: Gregg G. Seibert, Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer.
Cablevision Systems Appoints Mickey Paxton as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Creative Services
Dec 11 14
Cablevision Systems has appointed Mickey Paxton as senior vice president and executive director of creative services. In the new role, Paxton is in charge of the execution of the company's marketing and brand initiatives, supporting the firm s suite of Optimum-branded products and services, including oversight of both internal and external creative services teams.