Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.
Altice USA delivers innovative, customer-centric products and solutions that connect and unlock the limitless potential of its more than 4.9 million residential and business customers across 21 states. We deliver broadband, pay television, telephony services, Wi-Fi hotspot access, proprietary content and advertising services, bringing everything to our customers' fingertips anytime, anywhere. To meet our customers' needs, we also provide international news, and hyper-local news created specifically for the communities we serve in the New York area. As a technology-driven organization, we believe that continued investment in innovation, network and service enables us to meet our consumers' current and evolving needs, enhance the customer experience, and deliver the best services and highest value to our customers.
In the New York tri-state area, the company offers Optimum-branded digital cable television, high-speed Internet and voice services, as well as Optimum WiFi. The company's portfolio also includes Altice Business, a leading provider of integrated business communications solutions for larger companies, as well as Altice Media Solutions, which offers regional and local advertisers innovative ways to reach their consumers through the power of multi-screen analytics. Through News 12 Networks - Altice USA also delivers news and information created specifically for the communities it serves in the New York area.
The company's Suddenlink-branded digital cable television, high-speed Internet, voice services, and home security/automation systems support the information, communication and entertainment demands of its residential customers. For its business customers, Suddenlink provides data, voice and video services, as well as targeted television and online advertising. Suddenlink serves the western, midwestern and southern states.