HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — November 3, 2015 — Hargray Communications announced today the acquisition of Eatonton, GA-based Plantation Cablevision, the incumbent cable provider to the resort communities surrounding Lake Oconee, Georgia. The transaction will add additional residential and commercial customers to Hargray’s expanding network in Georgia.
“On behalf of our more than 375 Hargray colleagues, we are pleased to announce the acquisition of Plantation Cablevision and the resulting expansion of our already growing presence in Georgia. We look forward to building upon the great communications network constructed by the Hall family over the last 27 years,” said Hargray Chairman & CEO, Michael Gottdenker.
Mark Reinhardt, Hargray’s Director of Integration, noted that, “Hargray is deeply rooted in a number of Georgia communities, and we look forward to the opportunity to join, serve, and engage the local residents, guests, and businesses in the beautiful Lake Oconee region. We will deliver the same high quality suite of residential and commercial services and customer support that we are known for in South Carolina and Southeast Georgia.”
Joel Hall, General Manager of Plantation Cablevision, added, “Serving Lake Oconee, including areas of Putnam and Greene Counties, over the years has been a privilege for the entire Plantation Cable team, and I know I speak for all of our family and employees when I say that we cherish this community and its residents. As we look toward the future of communications and entertainment services, it is our belief that Hargray’s unique combination of technological expertise and community focus makes them the best possible choice to provide advanced services to our community while maintaining the personal touch that our customers value. As we move forward, I will do all I can to ensure this acquisition is a success for Hargray and for our local community.”
Over the next year, Hargray will be investing heavily in Plantation Cablevision’s network to provide next-generation products and services like 100 Mbps High Speed Internet, Digital Television with 285+ channels, access to a prime selection of programs on-the-go with TV Everywhere streaming content, and Home Telephone featuring Nationwide Local Calling and enhanced calling features. During this time, there will be no changes to existing services. Existing Plantation Cablevision customers will continue to receive the same services and should continue to pay their bills as in the past.
Plantation Cablevision customers seeking more information about Hargray are encouraged to visit hargray.com/about-us/welcome-plantation-cablevision-customers/ to view recent news and get answers to frequently asked questions or, alternatively, customers may call 888.274.5467 to speak with one of Hargray’s customer care specialists.
Hargray provides Internet, television, and communications services in Beaufort, Jasper, and Hampton counties in South Carolina, and Chatham, Bulloch, Liberty, and Tattnall counties in Georgia. For more information, please visit www.hargray.com.