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Why Cable TV
If you want to know why we here at CableTV.com recommend cable service in New York, here are a few of our favorite reasons. You get hours of entertainment. There are hundreds of HD channels, movies and On Demand titles always available. With less equipment and fewer weather-related interruptions, cable is a better value than satellite. It also bundles easily with cable high-speed Internet, which is faster than DSL. Plus cable is:
Cable TV offersmore HD choices
Snow may mess up satellite, but itdoesn't faze cable
Cable can beinstalled virtually anywhere
Cable TV in The Empire State
Want to learn more about cable TV in New York? Keep reading. Did you know that 90% of American consumers have cable TV or satellite? And that 72% of them choose bundles? That means in New York, roughly 13,926,622 have cable TV. Or, how about the fact that while almost half of you, 9,284,415 to be precise, stream video on the internet, there are still a 97%, or 18,762,255 still watching live broadcasts. DVR use has grown to 7% of the U.S.'s total TV viewing, but 85%, or almost 16,441,151 New Yorkers are still content to catch their favorite shows on the network's timeline.
New York High Speed Internet
Like J.D. and Turk from "Scrubs," cable TV and Internet in New York are inseparable. High-speed Internet is now in 69% of homes in this state, up from 66% the year before. According to SpeedMatters.org, New York is number 5 in the nation in terms of Internet speeds. That includes the 39% who fall below 4 Mbps download speeds. Cable Internet is blazing fast with 5-10 Mbps downstream speeds, and accounts for 32% of New York's webgoing population, or about 6,189,610 New Yorkers.
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TV Stars and New York
New York cable TV is also about actors. The CableTV.com crew also loves actors. If you're more interested in characters than coaxials, check out the following native New Yorkers who've become actors:
- Abe Vigoda from "Barney Miller" was born in New York
- Adam Arkin from "Big Wave Dave's" was born in Brooklyn
- Adam Busch from "The Jury" was born in East Meadow
- Adam Ferrara from "The Job" was born in Queens
- Adam Lamberg from "Lizzie Mcguire" was born in New York
- Adam Rich from "Eight Is Enough" was born in Brooklyn
- Adam Sandler from "Remote Control" was born in Brooklyn
- Adam Storke from "Prey" was born in New York
Find Your Cable Provider
By now you can see we know digital cable television like Mr. Miyagi knows karate, and we'd like to help connect you to your cable provider. Most cable companies don't overlap service areas because the local governments are in charge of licensing. Enter your zip code below to find the New York cable provider in your area.