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Knology Inc.
Traded as NASADQ: KNOL
Industry Telecommunications
Fate Acquired by WOW!
Founded 1994
Defunct April 18, 2012 (2012-04-18)
Headquarters West Point, Georgia, United States
Products Digital Cable
Home Phone Service
High Speed Internet

Knology Inc. was a cable company formed in 1994 by ITC Holding Company, LLC, a telecommunications holding company in West Point, Georgia that also founded Internet service provider Mindspring. In 1999, Knology merged with Valley Telephone Company. The Knology network serves around a dozen cities in the Southern United States.

Knology also briefly owned the cable franchise in Cerritos, California, which it acquired from GTE, along with a system in Pinellas County, Florida. The Cerritos system was since sold to Wave Broadband.

On March 2, 2000, KNOLOGY, Inc. announced strong performance in connections, revenues and homes marketed for the year and the fourth quarter of 1999 .[1]

On March 30, 2005, Knology Inc. reported that it narrowed its losses in 2004 and found a buyer for a California cable system it purchased in 2003 at the same time it took over cable operations in some parts of Pinellas County.[2]

On January 9, 2007, Knology announced it had acquired Sioux Falls, South Dakota, based Prairiewave Communications for the sum of $255 million. The merger was officially finalized on April 3, 2007.[3] On January 4, 2008, Knology closed its acquisition of Graceba Total Communications, Inc. in Dothan, Alabama.[4] In January 2011, Knology completed the acquisition of Sunflower Broadband in Lawrence, Kansas.[5]

On April 18, 2012 Knology was acquired by WOW![6] and the Knology domain is used for its DNS backbone.

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External links[edit]

  • Knology Official Site for the Southern United States
  • Knology Official Site for the Midwestern United States