Denver -- High Speed Access Corp., a provider of high-speed
Internet access via cable modems, announced a series of agreements with 16 cable
The deals -- both contracts and letters of intent -- expand
the company's national presence by roughly 300,000 homes passed, as well as providing the
potential for an additional 650,000 homes passed.
The signed contracts are with Classic Cable, Cable
Management Associates, Midwest Video Electronics Inc., Nesbe Cable, Rapid Communication
Partners LP and Peak Cablevision.
LOIs have been inked with Powers Communications,
Carnesville Cable TV Inc., Kraus Cable, R&A Management LP, STC Corp. and Community
Cable Television Co.
Finally HSA has also signed full turnkey-services contracts
with four operator members of the National Cable Television Cooperative: Rogers Cable,
Haefele TV Inc., Watson Cable and Suburban Cable.
These new linkages come on the heels of an initial public
offering June 4 that raised approximately $190 million for HSA. "We are particularly
pleased with today's announcements and with our progress to date," HSA president Ron