Sunday, July 18, 2010
In 1969, the name was changed to Comcast Corporation. By 1986, Comcast Corporation had grown to 1.2 million customers. Now Comcast Cable provides cable TV programming, high-speed internet and digital phone services for over 24 million subscribers every month.
Over the course of time, Comcast Cable founders and CEOs have helped shape the face of cable TV programming, with innovations with the interactive online TV Guide and being among the first to offer On Demand options. Comcast Cable also introduced HDTV to their customers and designed the G4 network. This network offers information on current video games, information on the Interactive Entertainment Industry, news and entertainment. It was the first network that catered specifically to men.
Comcast Cable TV has grown to include over two hundred and fifty channels, in a variety of programming packages that include HD channels, On Demand and Pay Per View selections, a DVR and Parental Controls. Subscribers can choose from among these packages to get the channels they want that would best suit their needs and budgets. Comcast Cable has had over one billion On Demand views to date, with that number growing as the number of subscribers increases.
Comcast Cable also began to offer their digital phone services and high-speed internet services in 2002, after a merger with AT&T. This merger allowed Comcast Cable to provide quality services to their customers with broadband internet services that are up to six times faster than DSL, and over one hundred times faster than dial up. These services provide consumers with a faster surfing and downloading speed, allowing users to download games, music, movies and videos. Comcast Cable also offers free online security software that helps protect the family and the family computer from popups, viruses, spyware and identity theft. Comcast Cable can offer these services for families that need reliable internet for work, homework and play.
Families also rely on Comcast Cable to help them stay in touch with friends and family all over the United States and Canada. Comcast Cable offers unlimited local and long distance calling options for one low monthly price. This service includes calling features like call waiting, call forwarding and more, for up to twelve features total. Comcast Cable also provides busy families with voice mail and a convenient email notification when a new voicemail is received. This service provides subscribers with a way to check their voicemail from anywhere in the world that has an internet connection.
Comcast Cable has grown from serving 1,200 people to over 24 million subscribers. They have helped form the services families order when they want quality home entertainment. Comcast Cable provides quality entertainment, with internet and digital phone services for millions of households every month.