Armstrong Named Independent Cable Operator of the Year

BUTLER, Pa. – Armstrong was named 2022 Independent Cable Operator of the Year by Cablefax Magazine at an industry conference July 26 in Orlando, Florida.

This is the second time Armstrong, has received the honor in the last 14 years, the company said.

Armstrong was recognized based on a combination of metrics and initiatives, according to the award. The company was recognized for achievements in customer satisfaction, deployment of the latest technology and its efforts to work with government entities in building infrastructure to underserved areas and communities.

“Armstrong has set the standard during a challenging time for the country,” said Amy Maclean, editorial director of Cablefax, a trade journal that covers the broadband and cable TV industry. “The company continues to serve its customers and communities with outstanding service, while being a leader in deploying 10G technology and helping to bridge the digital divide.”

The company also offers the Affordable Connectivity Program, which is part of a larger $65 billion initiative to subsidize Internet access to qualifying households and increase the extent and the quality of broadband infrastructure serving rural areas.

Jeff Ross, president of Armstrong, accepted the honor on behalf of the company, which is the 11th largest cable TV provider according to SNL Kagan. Armstrong provides high-speed ZOOM Internet with Enhanced Wi-Fi, advanced television powered by EXP and telephone services to both residential and commercial customers in six states including Ohio and Pennsylvania.

“I accept this award on behalf of our incredible employee team,” Ross said. “Our employees understand how essential broadband internet service is in today’s world and work tirelessly to provide the highest levels of service to our customers.”

Armstrong was founded as a family-owned telephone company, Armstrong County Line Constructions, in 1946 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. The company began providing cable telecommunications services in 1963.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.