Altice USA is dedicated to being an integral and active part of the more than 1,300 local communities across the country where we live and work. Throughout the Optimum and Suddenlink service areas, we demonstrate that commitment through an array of community programs that lend our knowledge, expertise and resources to help the communities we serve.


Altice Connects, a company-wide community program that builds on the public affairs work in Optimum and Suddenlink to create a unified philanthropic identity for the company that engages employees and is focused on education, entrepreneurship and the arts. Altice Connects also encompasses the company’s efforts to help bridge the digital divide by ensuring that everyone, throughout the communities we serve, has access to our technology.

Connecting our communities to their local political, business and nonprofit leaders through insightful discussion on a wide variety of topics and providing an opportunity to engage our future leaders through Meet the Leaders at School.

Covering community issues, highlighting local heroes, and sharing event information of interest to the areas we serve, News 12's hyper-local coverage includes 12 in our schools/12 on Education/What’s cool at school and also highlights exceptional students who excel academically and athletically during Scholar Athlete segments.

Offering a comprehensive online destination, interactive service and mobile app dedicated to high school sports throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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