company_name = Precis Communications
company_type = Private
company_slogan = Bringing the World to You!
foundation = 2001 in
Price, Utah, USA
location = flagicon|USA
Price, Utah, USA
Cable TV, Broadband Internet
homepage = [http://www.preciscom.com www.preciscom.com] [http://www.preciscom.net/ www.preciscom.net] [http://www.preciswifi.net/ www.preciswifi.net]
Precis Communications is a broadband communications company which provides
cable TVand cable Internetservice to roughly 25 rural communities in Utah, Nevadaand Arizona. Most of the areas Precis Communications currently services used to be serviced by Tele-Communications Inc.(TCI), which was once the largest Cable operator in the United States.
Precis Communications was formed in 2001 as a privately-held company. According to Precis Communications, the company's goal is to "Continue to grow our customer base in rural markets through strategic acquisition and ongoing analysis of cable system consolidation opportunities."
Cable TVPrecis Communications provides cable television service to all the markets they are in. In some areas this includes digital cable with more channels. However they do not offer their digital service in all areas.
Cable InternetPrecis Communications offers broadband internet to only two areas:
Moab, Utahand Price, Utah.
Precis gets the vast majority of its programming for its service areas from the HITS platform.
Plans to launch new services
Precis Communications is reportedly in the process of preparing to launch a
VOIPphone service in the Price, Utaharea and eventually, but probably much later, due to bandwidth issues, in the Moab, Utaharea.
In 2007, Precis Communications increased internet speeds on their Power Surfer Package to 3 Mb/s in the Price, Utah area. In response,
Emery Telcom, Precis' competition, announced they would raise their speeds to 6 Mb/s. Due to this, Precis Communications started testing a new 8 Mb/s speed tier. Precis Communications officially launched the new 8 Mb/s tier on December 21, 2007with the package name "Power Surfer Extreme".
Due to bandwidth issues after launching their 8 Mb/s service tier in the Price, Utah area, on
May 1, 2008, Precis reportedly upgraded their system, doubling their total bandwidth across all their circuits in the Price, Utah area.
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