MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced that it is offering a new TV service in select portions of St. Paul and surrounding cities that will provide residential and business customers with a new alternative to cable and satellite services. CenturyLink Prism® TV, delivered over CenturyLink's fiber optic network, is an interactive TV service with advanced features and the latest in entertainment technology.
Prism® TV service is now available to residential and business customers in select portions of the following locations:
Arden Hills Blaine Bloomington Centerville Circle Pines Coon Rapids Edina Falcon Heights Ham Lake Lauderdale Lexington Little Canada Minneapolis* Mounds View New Brighton North Oaks Roseville Spring Lake Park St. Anthony St. Louis Park St. Paul
Many more cities and thousands of additional homes will have access to the service in the coming weeks.
In mid-2014, CenturyLink began deploying fiber-enabled 1 gigabit broadband service to residential and business customers in the Twin Cities area and is now making additional investments to offer entertainment services such as Prism® TV, which was deployed to residents and businesses in certain portions of the Minneapolis area in June 2015.
"CenturyLink is dedicated to providing new and innovative technology to our customers in the Twin Cities, so we're very pleased to be able to expand our Prism TV service into St. Paul and surrounding cities," said Tyler Middleton, CenturyLink vice president of operations for Minnesota. "Prism TV is advanced technology that complements our 1 gig services in the area and allows us to bring new, competitive choices to our customers."
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, Big Ten Network, Fox Sports North and SEC Network as well as premium mobile content from HBO GO®, MAX GO®, STARZ Play and SHOWTIME Anytime®.
Customers who want to learn more about Prism® TV and see a demonstration of how the service works can go to one of the CenturyLink retail stores located in the Minneapolis Skyway on 5th Street, Maplewood Mall, Rosedale Center, Minnetonka on Wayzata Boulevard as well as a new store in Woodbury which will open in March. A store directory can be found at www.centurylink.com/store. Customers can also visit CenturyLink online at www.centurylink.com/prismtv and can go to www.centurylink.com/prismtvme to sign up to be notified when the service is available in their area.
*Prism® TV service was deployed in select portions of Minneapolis in June 2015.
About CenturyLink 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.
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