Viamedia Signs Representation Agreement with EATEL in Baton Rouge, LA

Oct 18, 2012, 13:38 ET from Viamedia

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the cable industry's leading independent cable rep firm, today announced they have been selected by EATEL, a privately owned communications company based in Gonzales, Louisiana, to represent their local, regional & national advertising.


EATEL, founded in 1935, is the incumbent local phone carrier in the Ascension and Livingston Parishes of Louisiana where it provides innovative products including high-speed Internet, phone and television service over a fiber-to-the home (FTTH) network.

"We are thrilled to partner with EATEL in Louisiana," said Viamedia CEO Jeff Carter. "Much like Viamedia, EATEL has built a successful company with a foundation based upon innovation and service to its employees, its vendors and its communities. We look forward to what this partnership will bring."

"We are happy to be partnering with an organization that has a similar commitment to quality and customer service," said Toby Dubois, EATEL's Marketing Director. "Viamedia's proven track record allows us to provide a complete advertising solution to our local business community."

Under this agreement, Viamedia will represent the local, regional & national advertising sales for EATEL, on 40 ad supported cable networks, including a compliment of HD networks, in the Baton Rouge DMA.

EATEL was the first company in Louisiana to provide phone, Internet and TV over an all-fiber network that offers a broad array of integrated digital services. EATEL recently launched its new TV service, LightWave TV, which provides advanced features such as Multi-Room DVR, remote DVR scheduling and more HD channels. Founded in 1935, EATEL recently entered its 77th year as a service provider and business leader in the Ascension and Livingston Parishes. To learn more about EATEL, visit

Headquartered in Lexington, KY, Viamedia is a leading provider of outsourced local advertising sales services. The company specializes in selling DMA-based advertising to local, regional and national advertisers on behalf of U.S. cable and telecommunications service providers, utility companies and municipalities. For more information on Viamedia, visit

SOURCE Viamedia