Knology Acquires WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone Company


As one of the country's most advanced broadband networks, Knology is headquartered in West Point, GA and provides residences and businesses with communication and entertainment services.

After purchasing WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone in July, 2012, they now serve much of the Southwestern and Midwestern United States. Knology currently has markets in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Kansas.

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Cable Television

Knology offers a number of cable television plans, including: 

  • Basic ($25/month): With no contract, you have access to your local network stations and the basic cable line-up in your area.
  • Expanded Basic ($51-$79/month): Access to local and basic line-up, plus cable networks including TBS, ESPN and CNN.
  • Digital Gateway ($72-$87/month): Digital access to On Demand, Pay-Per-View, and a program guide, 40 music channels, local, basic and cable network programming, digital receiver included.
  • Digital Preferred Plus ($71-$94/month): Premium programming including MTV, ESPN, Discovery, NFL Network and Encore, as well as all of the features from Digital Gateway.

High Speed Internet

No matter your Internet needs, Knology offers a plan that is right for you:

  • High Speed: Featuring maximum speeds of 25/30 Mbps downstream, you can choose to use your own cable modem or use a Knology modem.
  • Edge Plus: For people that stream video or play games online, this plan has 15 Mbps downstream and 2 Mbps upstream.
  • Edge: For those that use the Internet for email, browsing and photos, this plan has 3 Mbps downstream and 1 Mbps upstream.
  • Intronet: Basic Internet for email, surfing and messaging, with 1 Mbps downstream and 128 Kbps upstream.

All options come standard with 10Mb of web storage, 10GB email storage, seven email boxes, a cable modem,, unlimited Internet and 24/7 technical support.

Phone Service

Knology offers plans for those using their phones for local or long distance calling.

  • Local Phone: Unlimited local calls at no charge over a digital network.
  • Unlimited Long Distance: Unlimited local and long distance calling over a digital network. Includes voicemail, custom calling features and advanced calling features, such as call waiting, caller ID and call forwarding.

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Knology subscribers now get ESPN 3, bringing its sports programming online to customers with Internet access. They broadcast thousands of games and events each year, many that are exclusive to ESPN 3, and others that are versions of broadcasts from their TV networks.

Access ESPN 3 by launching their player, and simply navigate to their website to begin watching. The best part is, every level of Knology Internet service comes with access to ESPN3.

Business Services

Knology offers a number of services for businesses, including phone service, Internet and computing and hardware services—such as cable and wiring services, networking and computing support, service and repair and technical support.

They also have IT specialists they call "Geeks on Wheels" who can provide residential computer support, help with business networking, help with hardware installation and repair, help with software configuration or consultation and tutoring.

If you are looking for Internet, phone or television services and live in one of the areas mentioned above, you may want to contact Knology to see if their services are right for you.

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Updated on: November 10, 2015

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