Cablevision Systems said that its Optimum Voice digital voice service this week surpassed two million phone lines in service, representing more than one-third of homes passed.

The company noted that Optimum Voice was named the top VoIP service for the fourth year in a row in PC Magazine's annual Readers' Survey, while winning a fourth-straight Readers' Choice Award.

Optimum Voice also received the highest rating in residential telephone customer satisfaction in the Mid-Atlantic region for 2007 in a study by J.D. Power and Associates.

"The response by residential and small business customers alike to the value, reliability and advanced features of Optimum Voice has been extraordinary," said Joe Varello, Cablevision's vice president of digital voice product management. "We want to thank our customers for helping us achieve this latest milestone – more than two million phone lines in operation across our service area – as Optimum Voice continues to win high praise and accolades, redefining expectations of how good a voice service can be."

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