Commitment to our Communities

Altice USA, through its Optimum brand, is committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve and connecting our customers to what matters most. As part of Optimum’s recently launched brand platform, Where local is big time, the company continues to find new ways to deepen its community presence across its 21-state footprint. 


This includes expanding access to high-quality internet for those who need it, inspiring the next generation of innovators through programs focused on STEM and education, and supporting, understanding, and celebrating what makes each of our local communities unique. 

The company’s community engagement focuses on the following key areas: 


Inspiring the next Generation of Innovators: Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) and Education


Optimum supports STEM and education at both the national and local level.  


Optimum has been a long-time supporter of FIRST Robotics, fostering STEM skill development by sponsoring high school teams and regional competitions throughout our service area. Our annual Optimum Innovator Awards recognizes the teams for their innovation and efforts in the areas of community engagement, technology, inspiration, diversity, and sustainability.  


Optimum is also a supporter of DonorsChoose, funding thousands of classroom projects organized by public school teachers in hundreds of communities that enable access to tools, technology, and experiences that support student success. 


The company has a long-standing partnership with national organization Boys & Girls Clubs of America, providing financial support across Optimum’s 21-state footprint along with resources such as high-speed internet services and STEM learning opportunities to contribute to support innovation and growth of students.  


LOCAL Small Business Grants  


As part of our ongoing commitment, Optimum Business supports small businesses by providing ad credits as well as grants through our partnership with the LIA Foundation and the LOCAL Small Business Grants program, which funds small businesses in communities across Long Island to help support their growth and long-term success.