Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Cable TV providers were able to broaden their range of products and services with their digital connections. Digital services added clarity and service reliability as well as additional products and services like the internet and digital phone.
Their cable TV programming includes over two hundred and fifty channels. These channel selections include favorites like MTV, ESPN and the Disney Channel, as well as newer channels for sports, music and childrenís programming.
Cable TV providers can also offer features like the DVR, or digital video recorder, offers a way for customers to record and store their favorite programming to be watched when they have the time. The DVR can be preset to record at a specific time when customers are not home, or it can be used to record a program that the family is watching. Parents can keep a watchful eye on what their children watch with the Parental Controls offered by cable TV providers. These Parental Controls are available for the programming found on the channel guide and for the programming stored on the DVR.
Cable TV providers also offer additional programming with their Video on Demand feature. This feature can add up to 10,000 additional viewing choices that include newly released movies, saving subscribers a trip to the movie store. Another great feature is the Pay Per View selection these companies offer. Pay Per View gives families real-time action at a fraction of the cost of going to the live event. Cable TV subscribers can get live sporting, music and comedy events delivered to their living rooms anytime they want them.
Cable TV providers can also give their customers more choices with the broadband high-speed internet services they offer. These services provide surfing and downloading speeds that are over six times faster than DSL, making it incredibly easy to get downloads. Cable TV providers also offer free online security software that protects the family and computer from malicious spyware and viruses, or popups. It can even help prevent identity theft.
Cable TV subscribers can also get incredible savings with the digital phone services that given through their local cable TV providers. These phone services include unlimited local and long distance calling to anywhere in the United States, Canada and some extended calling areas, like Puerto Rico. Subscribers can also get calling features like call waiting, call forwarding, three way calling and call return. There are up to twelve calling features in all. These companies also provide their customers with voicemail. Families can stay connected to friends and loved ones for less.
Cable TV providers also provide these services in one low monthly package, on a bundled plan for cable TV programming, high-speed internet and digital phone service. With bundles, families can afford to get the services they need, at prices they can afford. Bundles save families time and money at the end of the month.